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

Date Posted: 5/14/2020

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Dermatopathologist-West Hills, CA


  • 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. 


  • Pathologist with 2+ years experience post fellowship preferred, but not required.

  • Must be board certified  in Dermatology or AP/CP 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:  Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

  • 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 California. 

    To Apply: Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application by visiting, clicking “Job Search” and following the prompts. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact qualified candidates for interviews.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quest Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 *CB*

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