RE: Survey

From:"Charles.Embrey"

Thanks, some people call the pathologists' assistant a pathology assistant
and it get kind of confusing.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kelly Booher [mailto:kb2drkprk@yahoo.com]
Sent: Friday, December 28, 2001 3:18 PM
To: Charles.Embrey
Cc: 'histonet@pathology.swmed.edu'
Subject: RE: Survey


Pathology Assistant--the position involves specimen
pickup, accessioning, autopsy assistance, and
maintenance of the morgue.


--- "Charles.Embrey"  wrote:
> 1 pathology assistant or pathologists' assistant
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelly Booher [mailto:kb2drkprk@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 28, 2001 11:08 AM
> To: Kathy Stanley
> Cc: histonet@pathology.swmed.edu
> Subject: Re: Survey
> 
> 
> Kathy,
> 
> Here's the info for our lab:
> 
> 10,000 surgical cases
> 20,000 Pap smears
> 600 Non-gynecological cytologies
> 24,000 blocks
> 26,000 slides
> 2000 special stains
> We send out our immunos.  The Doctors perform the
> frozen sections.  
> Our lab personnel consists of 3 histotechs, 2
> cytotechs, 2 cyto-prep techs, 1 pathology assistant,
> 1
> part-time grossing assistant.
> 
> Kelly Booher
> Anatomic Pathology
> Swedish Medical Center, Providence Campus
> Seattle, WA  98122
> 
> --- Kathy Stanley  wrote:
> > Hello everyone! I am trying to justify filling a
> > vacant histotech
> > position and desperately need some comparison
> > information. Any
> > information you are willing to share would be
> > greatly appreciated.
> > 
> > 1. Number of surgical and cytology cases per year.
> > 2. Number of blocks and slides per year.
> > 3. Number of special stains.
> > 4. Number of frozen sections and who performs
> them.
> > 5. Is immunohistochemistry performed on site?
> > 6. If yes to #5, is IHC done manually or with an
> > auto stainer?
> > 7. Number and make-up of personnel ( histotechs,
> > assistants, cytotechs,
> > cytoprep techs, etc.
> > 8. Percentage of time histo supervisor works the
> > bench.
> > 
> > Thanks to all fro your time and replys!
> > 
> > --
> > Kathy Stanley
> > Laboratory Director
> > Memorial Hospital
> > Belleville, IL 62226
> > 618-257-5115
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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