Dermatopathologist - Augusta, GA in Augusta, GA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

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Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

We are currently seeking a Board Certified Dermatopathologist for our hospital location in Augusta, Georgia

As a Dermatopathologist your key responsibilities are as such:


•         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.

•         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.  Supervises 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.

•         Actively builds upon education and experience through Continuing Medical Education.

•         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

•         Participates in the development and monitoring of standards of performance in Quality Control and Quality Assurance and    Improvement for the laboratory. 

•         Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients, physicians, employees, clients, vendors, and the   Company.

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

•         Adherence to Safety Regulations.

•         Adherence to HIPAA Regulations.


•         Dermatopathologist with some 2-3 plus years’ experience post fellowship.

•         Must be board certified AP/CP or Dermatology and Dermatopathology

•         Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations

•         Ability to communicate with high level decision makers in the organization


•         Required:  BOard certified MD or DO

•         Required:  Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology 

•         Required: Subspecialty Dermatopathology fellowship at an accredited facility

•         Required: Must hold valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in practice location or be eligible to obtain licensure

•         Desired: Current valid unrestricted medical license to practice in the state of Georgia

Dermpath Diagnostics offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes paid time off, Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Life and AD&D, STD, LTD, Supplemental Benefits and 401(k) with company contribution.

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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