Diagnose presence and stage of diseases using laboratory techniques and patient specimens and studies nature, cause and development of diseases, and structural and functional changes caused by them.
Essential Key Responsibilities:
Examines and interprets prepared tissue sections and body fluids and secretions by using a variety of microscope techniques, including light microscopy, electron microscopy and fluorescence microscopy.
Diagnosis, from body tissue, fluids, secretions or other specimens the presence and stage of disease or other abnormalities, utilizing laboratory techniques and dictates findings.
Identifies the etiology, pathogenesis, morphological change, and clinical significance of diseases.
Consults with referring physicians about ordering and interpreting tests or providing treatments.
Provides diagnostic information to the treating/referring physician in the form of a written pathology report.
Participates in proficiency testing programs and intradepartmental meetings to establish measures to ensure and improve accuracy of diagnoses and quality of care.
Participates in professional organizations, conferences and seminars to keep abreast of developments in pathology.
Be a Doctor of Medicine or doctor of osteopathy; and
Possess an unlimited and unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathy in the state in which the laboratory is located, and applicable states in which laboratory receives specimens or be eligible to obtain licensure; and
For surgical pathology:
Completion of an approved four-year residency in anatomic and/or clinical pathology; and
Completion of a two-year surgical medical fellowship; and
Be certified in anatomic or clinical pathology, or both, by the American Board of Pathology or American Osteopathic Board of Pathology or possess qualifications that are equivalent to those required for such certification.
Minimum of one year pathology experience.
Successful completion of a pre-employment visual color discrimination test.
Complies with Board of Medicine on annual continuing medical education requirements.
Gain/Maintains appropriate medical staff membership and privileges at applicable medical facilities.
Sonic Anatomic Pathology
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Laboratory Medicine Consultants LTD
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