Here’s what you can expect as a Clinical pathologist (Lab)
1. Quality and Regulatory Surveillance
Partner with our Medical Director of record as a technical consultant. Qualify to serve as the lab’s CLIA medical director of record if and when required by the business
Ensure the laboratory has an effective quality management program whereby the laboratory testing systems provide quality services in all aspects of test performance (preanalytical,
analytical, and post analytical)
Ensure the development, review and approval of: quality process improvement initiatives / quality goals, objectives and indicators / quality assessment reports / resolution of non‐conformances / new test or instrument validation
Serves as liaison between the lab and DaVita Kidney Care and other DaVita affiliates on
2. Test System
Determine the schedule of testing, criteria for specimen collection and rejection, as well as methods for reporting results
Selection of Referral Laboratories
Review and approve all new and revised clinical policies and procedures prior to implementation and ensure timely availability and release to teammates
3. Proficiency Testing
Ensure the laboratory is enrolled in Proficiency Testing program or alternative assessment
Sign PT attestation statement indicating the routine integration of the samples in the patient workload using the laboratory’s routine method
Define PT alternative assessment procedures and the criteria for successful performance in accordance with good clinical and scientific laboratory practice
Ensure that there is no PT specimen referral and no PT intra‐laboratory communication until after the deadline for submission
Ensure the laboratory employs adequate numbers of appropriately educated, experienced, and trained personnel who accurately perform and report test results,properly supervise, and provide appropriate consultation in accordance with the defined written duties and responsibilities
5. Safety & Environment
Provide input for a laboratory environment that meets the
Adequate and appropriate to the testing being performed
Safe from physical, chemical, and biological hazards
Meets the standards for safety and biohazard equipment
Define and approve the laboratory’s biosecurity practices and levels of access appropriate to the laboratory setting
M.D. or D.O. degree with American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology (CP or AP/CP) required
Fellowship training in a clinical pathology sub‐specialty preferred
5-8 years of previous experience in clinical lab setting as pathologist
Previous experience with Florida, California and/or New York laboratory regulations preferred
Current Florida medical license or ability to obtain such license required
Leadership of a multi-site operational business, ideally healthcare
Philosophies that align with our core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
• A “community first, company second” culture based on Core Values that really matter.
• Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
• Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
• Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
• A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
• Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation. Enter text here