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Cytopathologist - West Hills, CA in West Hills, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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Job Description

Desert Pathology Medical Group, a fully owned subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics. Our mission is 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 AP/P or AP boarded Cytopathologist  to join our practice in West Hills, California. Pathologists 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 Pathology

As a Pathologist your key responsibilities are as such:


Participate in daily sign out of a full range of anatomic pathology specimens with a focus on cytopathology 

Develops and establishes measures to improve the quality of medical services provided by the practice

Confers with division leaders, senior leaders, other managers and physicians to review practice operations and discuss required changes in goals or objectives resulting from current status and conditions.

Guides and directs practice leaders and physicians to increase effectiveness, revenue, new business and quality output.

Works closely with Finance, Sales and Operations leaders to ensure practice revenues and OM are monitored and on target

Efficiently manages the business to ensure that financial budgets are met.  Ensures that financial controls are in place and there are no surprises in business performance or billing performance.

Participates on leadership teams in an effort to standardize and improve operations within the Division or Company, as appropriate.

Works in partnership with the leadership team and multiple practices to enhance customer relationships and revenue opportunities. 

Works in partnership with Human Resources for the recruitment, selection, retention and motivation of physicians and employees including training, development, and performance management.

Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients, physicians, employees, clients, vendors, and the Company.


•               Must be US board certified in AP/CP or CP

•         Must have completed a cytopathology fellowship, or have cytopathology experience in a laboratory setting

•         Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations

•         Ability to communicate with high level decision makers in the organization

•         Personal adaptability and ability to lead change.


•         Required:  Medical Degree

•         Required:  Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology or Dermatology

•         Required: Sub-specialty 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

Quest Diagnostics 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.