Job ID: 289713803
Last Updated: 4/25/2019
Associated Medical Professionals of NY, PLLC
The Staff Pathologist provides support to AMP in delivering anatomical and clinical diagnostic information to physicians and mid-level providers. Position requires collaboration with Laboratory Director.
1. Provide clinical pathology and anatomic pathology services to AMP patients.
2. Retain expertise in pathological interpretations of biopsied materials.
3. Gross description of surgical specimens, reporting of findings and the approval of pathology reports.
4. Cytology related duties of reading and reporting non-gynecological cases.
5. Retain expertise in pathologic interpretation of cytological material.
6. Provide oversight of all histology and cytology processes; including staining protocols and any policies or procedures to ensure patient safety and enhance patient care, from specimen handling through pathological interpretation.
7. Maintain all required protocols per AMP policies.
8. Maintain all protocols as per State, federal and accreditation requirements including but not limited to CLIA, NYS, CAP, etc.
9. Maintains working knowledge of OSHA and HIPAA compliance standards and applies these policies and procedures to daily responsibilities.
10. Maintain correlation QA studies between pathology interpretations performed by AMP pathologist and follow-up surgical diagnosis, as well as consultative opinions from outside institutions as internal quality assurance documentation.
11. Determine the adequacy of specimens sent for genetic/molecular studies.
Must have graduated from an accredited medical school and completed an approved residency in anatomic and clinical pathology.
Must be board certified in AP and/or CP by the American Board of Pathology as appropriate for job assignment.
Must maintain NYS medical license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Knowledge of laboratory protocols and activities; knowledge of regulations and standards of CAP, CLIA, OSHA, HIPAA, Joint Commission and other accrediting services; the ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions; ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and attention to detail; strong interpersonal and communication skills used to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with AMP staff, patients, and other third parties; basic knowledge of operating a computer, keyboard and printer.
Work hours are not fixed and are structured to provide the best quality patient care possible. Laboratory working hours are 5 A.M. to 12 midnight. The Laboratory Director will determine a work schedule to provide for the most efficient screening and reporting of specimens to optimize patient care.
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