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Dermatopathologist - AMP

Company: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Provide professional services including interpretation of dermatopathology-related tissue biopsies, resections, and frozen sections (where applicable).


  • 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 recommendclinically appropriateadvanced 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 theworkplace. Participatesinandcoordinates activities ofQC/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 Companyrules, polices, and procedural manuals.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Required WorkExperience:

    N/A

    Preferred 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 tovisually, audibly, and physically perform all jobfunctions.


      Knowledge:

      N/A

      Skills:


      • Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations.
      • Ability to communicate with decision makers in the laboratory and Company.


        EDUCATION
        Doctorate Degree(Required)

        LICENSECERTIFICATIONS
        Hold active privileges in facility where any inpatient work is interpreted(Required)
        Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state where practice is located or be eligible to obtain licensure (Required)

Keywords: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Los Angeles , Dermatopathologist - AMP, Other , Los Angeles, California

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