Jul 10, 2019

Pathologist - Chantilly, VA

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Quest Diagnostics

Title: AP/CP Pathologist

Location: Chantilly, VA

Reports to: Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology AmeriPath Mid Atlantic


AmeriPath, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics is the nation's largest physician and Laboratory Company focused on providing anatomic pathology, cancer diagnostic, dermatopathology, molecular diagnostic and healthcare information services to physicians, hospitals, national clinical laboratories and managed care organizations. The company presently operates in 24 states and provides medical services through outpatient pathology laboratories, hospital inpatient laboratories and outpatient surgery centers.

As a leader in the Health Services industry, AmeriPath employs more than 300 highly trained, board-certified pathologists that provide medical diagnostic services in outpatient laboratories owned, operated and managed by AmeriPath, as well as in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers.


We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Staff Pathologist with cytopathology expertise/training and additional training or interest in surgical pathology for our AmeriPath Mid-Atlantic/Nichols Institute lab in Chantilly VA. This position will be responsible for AP/CP Pathology as part of the Chantilly based AmeriPath and Esoteric Business Unit. We currently have ten pathologists in place in Chantilly, and the new pathologist will be reporting directly to the Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology in Chantilly, VA. This position will be part of the call schedule for occasional weekend coverage.

Reporting directly to the Medical Director are 9 additional AmeriPath Pathologists and 6 support staff. The business is a combination of outpatient services (GI, Breast, Hematopathology, molecular, Surgical and Women's Health) and hospital inpatient services (Surgical - level 1 Trauma Center, ER, Heart and Cancer Centers).


* Perform review of anatomic pathology patient samples and quality control and assurance documents.

* Perform review of clinical pathology results and quality control and assurance documents.

* Participate in departmental professional Quality Control and Quality Assurance activities, e.g. Pathologist Competency Assessment Program.

* Regularly interact with potential and existing clients by phone and/or face-to-face meetings to improve customer satisfaction as part of the sales, account relation and business development processes and to convey the Values, Vision and Mission of AmeriPath/Quest Diagnostics.

* Comply with all AmeriPath/Quest Diagnostics policies including but not limited to the following:

* Observe all policies in "Your Compliance Policy Handbook"

* Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients, physicians, employees, clients, vendors, and the company.


* AP/CP Pathologist with 3 + years' experience sign-out post fellowship

* Experience within a laboratory setting

* Strong customer focus and understanding of AP/CP

Desired Candidate Profile:

  • We require a Medical Degree (MD) with US Board certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • We require the successful candidate to have additional subspecialty training and/or fellowship training in either Cytopathology, Surgical Pathology
  • The successful candidate must hold or be able to obtain a valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of VA.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a NYS COQ in Cytopathology as well as potentially a few others.

Compensation & Benefits:

Salary would be commensurate with experience. We offer the following to our Pathologists:

- Performance-based Bonus Programs

- A comprehensive and competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Life and AD&D, STD, LTD, Supplemental Benefits

- 401(k)

- Paid time off

- Relocation Assistance

- Employee stock purchase options

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity





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