In a friendly manner answers all calls, in addition responds to both external and internal requests for pathology reports, and client requests for reports and supplies.
Enters gross description of specimens in software data base. Separates requisitions by physicians for distributions and takes to histology lab.
Will listen to and transcribe verbal and/ or written dictation for Pathologist.
Prints and collates pathology reports, ensuring all reports are signed by Pathologist (if needed).
May perform medical coding on pathology cases (including but not limited to CPT and ICD-10)
Transcribes miscellaneous reports and letters
Coordinates courier services for appropriate client/ lab send-outs.
Forwards reports, letters, slides, blocks, and supplies to clients as needed.
Keeps records of materials (slides, blocks) received, sent, or returned to client offices. Knowledge of TC Providers and where blocks are stored and/ or returned.
Enters and updates patient demographic information in software database, when needed.
Enters pathology charges/ insurance in software database.
Prints patient reports and pulls slides for Pathologist as needed.
Maintains organized filing system for slides, documents, and pathology reports.
Communicates with pathologist staff, and clients in regards to pathology specimens.
Updates policies and procedures in correlation with CAP regulations as necessary
Troubleshoots and resolves problems with software and printer server
Proficient computer skills to include transcription software products and MS Office.
Properly refiling pathology slides and blocks in numerical order
Labeling slide and block boxes with the slide prefix and number range. Maintains and archives slides and blocks for offsite storage.
Unpacking slide and blocks returned from outside facilities, completing the tracking event and checking for an addendum report in LIGO.
Assists and covers in histology/ cytology lab when needed
In addition to an employee’s typical work schedule, this position may require employees to work weekends, split shifts, and holidays if needed by the company.
Participates in and supports all Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement endeavors for the laboratory, as applicable