Quest Diagnostics
Pathologist - AMP- Lafayette, Colorado
At a glance
Location: US-CO-Lafayette Map
Posted: 10/17/2020
Closing: 11/16/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description


We are currently pursuing a hospital based Pathologist with subspecialty experience in one of the following: Cytopathology, GI Pathology or Urologic Pathology.

This position will be positioned in a Medical Center in Lafayette, CO, but will have a rotation at a hospital in Denver.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•         Provides 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.

•         Is 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.

•         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.

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

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


•         MD/DO degree plus accredited pathology residency

•         Board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology

•         3 years post residency experience

•         Ability to spend consecutive hours interpreting tissues and cellular preparations through a microscope

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

•         Valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in CO or eligible to obtain licensure

•         Active privileges in facility where any inpatient work is interpreted


Pathologist - AMP- Lafayette, Colorado