Hematopathologist - Chantilly, VA in Chantilly, VA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    14225 Newbrook Drive
    Chantilly, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    req24704

Job Description

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Hematopathologist  additional training or interest in surgical  AmeriPath Mid-Atlantic/Nichols Institute lab in Chantilly VA.  This position will be responsible for AP/CP Hematopathology as part of the Chantilly based AmeriPath and Esoteric Business Unit.  We currently have ten pathologists in place in Chantilly, and the new pathologist will be reporting directly to the Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology in Chantilly, VA.  This position will be part of the call schedule for occasional weekend coverage.

Reporting directly to the Medical Director are 9 additional AmeriPath Pathologists and 6 support staff.  The business is a combination of outpatient services (GI, Breast, Hematopathology, molecular, Surgical and Women’s Health) and hospital inpatient services (Surgical – level 1 Trauma Center, ER, Heart and Cancer Centers). 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.            Fulfill the responsibilities as listed in CLIA ‘88 (42 C.F.R. §493.1495). Additional responsibilities may be defined by applicable laws and regulations.

2.            Fulfill the responsibilities that have been reapportioned by the Laboratory/Medical Director as detailed in CLIA ’88 (42 CFR §493.1407). Additional responsibilities may be defined by applicable laws and regulations.

3.            Perform review of anatomic pathology patient samples and quality control and assurance documents.

4.            Perform review of clinical pathology results and quality control and assurance documents.

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

6.            Regularly interact with potential and existing clients by phone and/or face-to-face meetings to improve customer satisfaction as part of the sales, account relation and business development processes and to convey the Values, Vision and Mission of Quest Diagnostics.

7.            Comply with all Quest Diagnostics policies including but not limited to the following:

a.            Observe all policies in “Your Compliance Policy Handbook”

b.            Obtain the minimum Continuing Medical Education credits as required by current policy entitled “Professional Benefits/Continuing Education Policy For Physicians”

c.             Adhere to existing and new Standard Operating Procedures and Policies as issued by the Best Practice Teams and local business unit, including any standards that exceed the minimum requirements of federal, state and local laws and regulations.

d.            Assist Quest Diagnostics in assuring that applicable Quest Diagnostics policies as well as federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations concerning health and safety are met.

8.            Cooperate with other Quest Diagnostics initiatives and programs that may arise from time to time such as the following:

a.            Serve on Quest Diagnostics’ Best Practice Teams, Six Sigma Teams or other specific committees and to participate in and/or direct special projects to meet the professional and business goals of Quest Diagnostics.

b.            Maintain timely contact with pathologists and other physicians and scientists, to be responsive to their needs, and to respond in a timely manner to their requests for consultation concerning test methodology and clinical correlation of Quest Diagnostics testing services.

c.             Assist in any special project such as test method validation, reference range standardization, safety and quality assurance, and continuing education for employees

d.            Assist Quest Diagnostics in professional liaison with professional societies concerned with clinical laboratory medicine.  This includes professional medical associations, governmental agencies, and other

5.            Regulatory bodies concerned with the nature and scope of clinical laboratory business.

6.            Cooperate in the client support (both internal and external) of the laboratory by consulting with existing and potential external clients regarding services to be provided.

7.            Assist Quest Diagnostics in assuring that all publications and promotional literature distributed by marketing and sales is clinically relevant, accurate and up-to-date.

8.            Oversee and assure the quality of professional performance of subordinate pathologists, and to institute appropriate quality assurance review practices to monitor professional performance.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 EDUCATION:

Required:  MD or DO degree, Board Certification in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology.  Also desire sub-specialty training or Board Certification in Hematopathology. Additional experience or training in Surgical Pathology or Cytopathology is considered a bonus.     

EXPERIENCE:

Desired:          3-5 years post-fellowship experience

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND OR REGISTRATIONS:

Must hold or be able to obtain valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in Shelton, CT as well as potentially a few others.

Must have or be able to obtain a NYS COQ in Hematopathology as well as potentially a few others.

Benefits Statement

We offer a competitive compensation, variable compensation plan and excellent benefits package including:

Competitive base salary

Performance-based Bonus Program

Competitive Time off with Pay benefit

Health Insurance Programs for Medical, Dental and Vision

401(k) & fully vested company matching contributions

Life and Disability Insurance

Relocation Assistance

Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights."

[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.  Quest Diagnostics does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities. 

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