Dermatopathologist - AMP - On-Call - req75208 in Blue Ash, OH at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/2/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    9844 Redhill Drive
    Blue Ash, OH
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2021
  • Job ID:
    req75208

Job Description

Dermatopathologist - AMP - On-Call - Blue Ash, OH

Schedule: On-Call, as needed - to be determined each week

Basic Purpose:

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

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 QC/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.

• Must be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology or dermatology.

• Subspecialty dermatopathology fellowship with an accredited program.

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.