May 08, 2021

Pathology Specialist

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Pathology Specialist provides accurate and timely testing and results to requesting physicians and other healthcare professionals for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. The Pathology Specialist should consistently utilize excellent customer service skills to both internal and external customers at all times. A positive and professional interpersonal style with a strong commitment to the team effort is mandatory.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent categorical certification (preferred)

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Cytogenetics (CLSp(CG)) certification within 3 years of employment in position (applies to Cytogenetics Lab only)
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Minimum of 1 year of clinical laboratory experience utilizing laboratory principles, procedures and technical skills
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Bachelors of Science Degree in a Life Science from an accredited program*

        *unless candidate possesses a Ph.D. in a related field or foreign trained M.D.

    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Masters of Science Degree in Life Science from an accredited program