Anatomic Pathology Tech Coord

Anatomic Pathology Tech Coord

Beaumont Hospitals | Troy, MI, 48007, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $54,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 15 days ago

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As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer a world of opportunity within our expansive system. We have more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state, including six that are Magnet®-recognized. In total, Beaumont has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area.


Coordinates daily operations of the Anatomic Pathology Technicians and staff supporting clerical/office functions. Assists the Laboratory Director daily and ongoing department projects. Coordinates workflow and scheduling of the staff. Assists the AP pathologists and administrative staff. Enters, monitors and maintains Kronos for designated employees. Does compliance audits and quality monitoring. Manages patient and staff issues. Reports to the Operations Director of assigned department.

Scope of this position will be determined by leadership according to defined leveling criteria.


1. Performs office management duties, including payroll and ordering/inventory of all supplies.

2. Assists with special projects as needed.

3. Oversees and provides support in charge entry, work queues and follow-up where designated.

4. Provides operational support, when applicable with clinical skill validation, within the practice to assist as needed.

5. Assists site leadership with CAP inspection preparations.

6. Efficiently uses time in completing tasks accurately and timely. Mindful of appropriate use of laboratory funds through purchase requests and the observance of wasteful use of supplies.

7. Schedules staff to ensure adequate coverage in all areas and creates an efficient work environment.

a. Responsible for hiring, interviewing, performance appraisals and corrective action, all with Just Culture in mind and working closely with the site Operations Director.

b. Consistently communicating with Operations Director to ensure all issues are dealt with in real time, to best serve our patients and our customers, our fellow staff members, our pathologists, our clinicians and the department.

8. Performs regular/routine duties as workload requires. Includes but not limited to:

a. Slide Request Sendouts/Expert Opinions

b. Reception/Telephones

c. Scheduling Meetings

d. General Office Routine

9. Proactively deals with reporting of issues (Process Improvement/Lean/Quality Assurance/Quality Control/PSQIs, etc.)

10. Maintains competency in all AP Technician responsibilities including:

a. Processing specimens: As appropriate for each lab, this includes hand staining, gram staining (micro set ups), inoculating specimens, aliquot chemicals, reagents and solutions, setting up some cultures, accessioning, receiving, loading tissue processors, processing, pouring over, distributing, storing, disposing of specimens.

b. Assisting in specialized specimen collection processes and bedside testing, such as fine needle aspirations, kidney biopsies, or frozen sections.

c. Specimen retrieval, accession into multiple software systems, specimen labeling, and scanning documents into LIS.

d. File blocks and slides in organized fashion to allow for quick retrieval, including off-site storage and retrieval of blocks and slides.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

A. Education / Training:

* High School Diploma required. Some college preferred.

B. Work Experience:

* Prior experience working in a healthcare environment preferred.

C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:

* None required.

D. Other Qualifications:

* Strong computer skills, excellent communication, interpersonal time management and organizational skills required. Needs to have an ability to lead others. Must exhibit behaviors associated with the Beaumont Standards of Mission, Vision and Values.


A. Physical Effort:

* Infrequently performs physical activities requiring ability to push/pull objects up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift objects of up to 30 pounds.
* Frequently performs simple motor skills such as answering a telephone, frequently perform simple and moderately difficult manipulative skills such as writing and typing.
* Performs gross body coordination such as walking, filing, retrieving manuals, frequently performing tasks which require eye-hand coordination such as keyboard skills.
* Frequently performs mobility skills such as walking, standing, sitting and occasionally perform prolonged sitting.

B. Work Environment:

* Position requires incumbent to be exposed to a variety of substances within the home office environment, corporate facilities and other sites such as electro-magnetic radiations as in VDT's and occasionally to dust.

Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.

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* Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
* Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
* Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans

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Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.