One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
This position will work under the guidance of a Pathologists' Assistant. This position will maintain accurate records of specimens, slides and blocks; Assist in the day-to-day operation of the gross room, cytology specimen preparation, frozen section preparation and specimen collection procedures. Other duties may be assigned by management.
Essential Job Duties:
Assures proper specimen identification.
Designates specimen as routine or as needing Pathologist's immediate attention
Accurate computer data entry.
Assist Pathologist and P.A. in gross room.
Assist in maintaining histology and gross room supply inventories.
Cytology specimen preparation
Prepares specimens to be sent to referral labs.
Filing and pulling slides.
Loads tissue processors.
Frozen specimen cutting.
Assists with renal biopsy, bone marrow, FNA, and medical photography.