Quest Diagnostics
Pathologist - AMP- Fort Worth, Texas
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Location: US-TX-Fort Worth Map
Posted: 11/17/2019
Closing: 12/16/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description


Quest Diagnostics Job Description

Job Title:

AP/CP Pathologist

Job Family:

Medical Operations

Reports To:

Managing Director

Grade:

Z

FLSA:

Exempt

Job Code:

101932

Basic Purpose:

Provide professional oversight and direction of clinical pathology services including quality assurance functions, medical directorship where indicated (per CLIA), and technical direction as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Be familiar with and able to recommend clinically appropriate advanced diagnostic testing such as molecular and genetic studies.

  • 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.  Participates in 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 in the laboratory and Company.

  • Actively builds upon education and experience through Continuing Medical Education (CME) to maintain licensure/credentials.

  • 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

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

  • Provide educational services, conferences, and instruction where required.

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

 

Qualifications:

Education:


• MD or DO degree plus accredited pathology residency.


• Must be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.

Work Experience:


• 2-3 years post residency experience desired.

Physical and Mental Requirements:


• Ability to spend consecutive hours with continued focus, interpreting tissues and cellular preparations through a microscope.


• Ability to visually, audibly, and physically perform all job functions.

Technical Training or Professional Licensing


• Must hold valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state where practice is located or be eligible to obtain licensure.


• Must hold active privileges in facility where any inpatient work is interpreted.

Other:

  •  AP/CP boards, and experience to cover immediately (ideally both Surg Path and Cytology fellowships
  •  Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations.
  • Ability to communicate with decision makers in the laboratory and Company.

 


Pathologist - AMP- Fort Worth, Texas