Dermatopathologist - AMP- Port Chester, New York in Port Chester, NY at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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Dermatopathologist - AMP- Port Chester, New York

Dermpath Diagnostics a fully owned subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics is exclusively focused on providing exceptional Dermatopathology services and is backed by an unrivaled team of over 70 board-certified Dermatopathologists, advanced diagnostic technologies and unparalleled clinician/patient support.

Our missionis to provide accurate, clear and prompt diagnoses. We also strive to develop confident relationships with our referring clinicians, and we are fully committed to assisting in providing the best health care for every patient.

We are currently seeking an experienced board-certified Dermatopathologist to join our practice in Port
Chester, NY. This key position will offer the practice of full-time Dermatopathology and will work with experienced Dermatopathologists in a supportive, congenial atmosphere. Dermatopathologists who join our practices will be expected to contribute to our reputation of service, specialization and expertise. Moreover, they will discover a strong physician focus and an understanding of the practice of Dermatopathology.

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.

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