Dermatopathologist - West Hills, CA in Los Angeles, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Job Description

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.

We are currently seeking a board-certified Dermatopathologist to join our AmeriPath practice in West Hills, CA. This key position will offer the practice of full-time Dermatopathology and will work with experienced Pathologists/Dermatopathologists in a supportive, congenial atmosphere where being a team-player is imperative. Dermatopathologists who join our practices will be expected to contribute to our reputation of service, specialization and expertise. 

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 and conferring with colleagues as needed
  • Assigns the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and the appropriate ICD-10 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/QC 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 finding.
  • 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 and Federal professional regulations as well as department rules, polices and procedural manuals
  • Adherence to Safety Regulations
  • Adherence to HIPAA Regulations 


  • Dermatopathologist with at least 2 to 3  years of post-fellowship experience
  • Must be board certified in Anatomic Pathology or Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  • Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations
  • Ability to communicate with high level decision makers in the organization


  • Required:  Medical Degree 
  • Required:  Board certified in Anatomic Pathology or Dermatology
  • Required:  Dermatopathology fellowship at an accredited facility
  • Required: Must hold a 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 California

AmerIPath California s 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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