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Dermatopathologist - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, NV at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/28/2018

Job Description

Associated Pathologists Chartered (APC) is currently seeking an experienced board-certified Dermatopathologist to join our practice in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This key position will offer the practice of full-time Dermatopathology and will work with experienced Pathologists/Dermatopathologists in a supportive, congenial atmosphere.       

KEY PERFORMANCE 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.

•         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.

EXPERIENCE:          

•         Pathologist with 2+ years’ experience post fellowship

•         Must be board certified AP/CP and Dermatopathology

•         Strong customer focus and understanding of laboratory operations

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

EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS

•         Required:  M.D or D.O

•         Required:  Certified in Anatomic  and Clinical Pathology or Anatomic only

•         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 Nevada  

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.

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