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Pathology Service Coordinator Job

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Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


Performs a variety of clerical and project support functions for the Pathologists and other Lab associates in the Cytology, Histology and Pathology departments. Uses independent judgment to plan, prioritize, and organize a diverse workload.  Interacts with a wide variety of internal and external customers. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




High school graduate or equivalent.


Minimum of two years of clerical experience related to medical or laboratory background













  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office program or programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as indicated in the specific function within the department.
  • Proficient in use of basic office equipment; multi-line phones; and data entry.
  • Proven record of providing excellent customer service both internally and externally.
  • Skill and proficiency in oral and written communication including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and composition.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to perform light data entry.
  • Ability to evaluate problematic situations and be able to adapt, respond to, and/or notify/advise appropriate staff in order to resolve the situation/issue. 
  • Demonstrates discretion in dealing with confidential information and sensitive issues.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Works as part of the Pathology team to provide an efficient and effective administrative support for Histology, Cytology and Pathology departments.
  • Offers assistance to visitors and the department, answers the telephone and directs calls to the appropriate person.
  • Handles pathologic materials received for clinical and research purposes.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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