Pathologist - AMP- West Hills, California in Los Angeles, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Provide diagnosis for biopsy specimens.


  • Performs diagnostic interpretation of biopsy and/or cytology material

  • Diagnosis to include: gross and microscopic evaluation, dictation, and electronic release of reviewed cases

  • Participate as an active medical member of the department with substantial diagnostic case responsibilities

  • Participate in client visits, peer consults, and continuing education

  • Perform quality control and assurance

  • Interact with ordering physicians who request to speak with a pathologist

  • Read and interpret laboratory data

  • Provide expertise and help to technologists and technicians to resolve problems

  • Participate in departmental professional Quality Control and Quality Assurance activities, e. g. Pathologist Competency Assessment Program



  • Doctor of Medicine

Work Experience:

  • At least 5 years of prior experience in an inpatient and/or outpatient laboratory setting or Board Certification in a subspecialty area within Clinical or Anatomic Pathology that is pertinent to the job position.

  • Experience in a large biopsy or cytology lab preferred

Special Requirements:

  • Medical Doctor, Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology and Certified for area of specialty or Eligible (required for continued employment).

  • Active unrestricted licensure for Business Unit location

  • Fulfill the responsibilities as listed in CLIA '88 if required

  • Be able to work flexible day shift hours

  • Occasional travel to meet clients may be required

  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills


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