Nov 03, 2019

Pathologist - AMP- Augusta, Georgia

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Augusta, GA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Quest Diagnostics

Pathologist - AMP- Augusta, Georgia -

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:

*Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations.

*Ability to communicate with decision makers in the laboratory and Company.

Occupations

Other  

States

GA  

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