Quest Diagnostics
Dermatopathologist - West Hills, California
At a glance
Location: US-CA-Los Angeles Map
Posted: 01/14/2020
Closing: 02/13/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description

Dermatopathologist-West Hills, CA


  • Provide accurate and timely diagnosis of the presence and stage of disease from a tissue specimen, utilizing appropriate laboratory procedures.  Confers with other physicians as needed.

  • Assigns the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and the appropriate ICD-9 codes for the service(s) provided and the diagnosis rendered, following authoritative coding guidelines and company coding policies.

  • Takes the initiative to improve quality in the work place.  Supervises and coordinates activities of QA/QI to ensure quality care and evaluates the effectiveness of quality assurance policies and procedures to enhance standards and excellence of service.

  • Actively builds upon education and experience through Continuing Medical Education.

  • Manages medical, associate, and financial resources wisely.  Provides others with the support necessary to successfully accomplish daily activities while monitoring and controlling costs.

  • Provides advice to referring physicians regarding the clinical significance of laboratory findings.

  • Participates in the development and monitoring of standards of performance in Quality Control and Quality Assurance and Improvement for the laboratory. 

  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients, physicians, employees, clients, vendors, and the Company.

  • Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as department rules, polices, and procedural manuals.

  • Adherence to Safety Regulations.

  • Adherence to HIPAA Regulations. 


  • Pathologist with 2+ years experience post fellowship preferred, but not required.

  • Must be board certified  in Dermatology or AP/CP and Dermatopathology

  • Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations

  • Ability to communicate with high level decision makers in the organization


  • Required:  Medical Degree

  • Required:  Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

  • Required: Subspecialty Dermatopathology fellowship at an accredited facility

  • Required: Must hold valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in practice location or be eligible to obtain licensure

  • Desired: Current valid unrestricted medical license to practice in the state of California. 

Dermatopathologist - West Hills, California