Chairman of Pathology

St. Luke’s University Health Network
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Jun 25, 2020
Jun 25, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

St. Luke s University Health Network (SLUHN) is currently accepting applications for the position of Chair of Pathology. The Chair oversees a group of 15 Pathologists that support a ten hospital network.

St. Luke s physicians are dedicated to high quality, value-driven care, education and innovation. As Chair of Pathology you will be responsible for providing strategic vision, leadership and accountability for all aspects of the service. You will also support the mission and values of our health care network and drive optimum utilization of services and outstanding outcomes.

The Chair will be responsible for supervising and collaborating with associate pathologists, laboratory administrative directors and other health care professionals in the provision of anatomic and clinical laboratory services. The Chair will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic vision for the Network s laboratory services department. The Chair will support the School of Medicine and Residency programs in the Network. This job requires knowledge of administrative procedures, quality measurement and regulations related to the practice of medicine.

Our group provides comprehensive diagnostic testing services, with approximately 56,000 surgical cases, 5,100 non-gyn (1,700 FNA), and 20,600 gyn cases. We have a congenial, strong, team-oriented generalist professional staffing model of 15 pathologists, 7 pathology assistants and gross room technologists, 4 cytotechs and excellent histology and support staff in Anatomic Pathology. We have active and well-recognized neurosurgery, oncologic surgery, gynecologic oncology, dermatology and cardiothoracic oncologic surgery programs. We value expertise and dedication to high quality patient care, commitment to medical education and good hospital citizenship. We also promote pathologist leadership development through network hospital medical directorships.

Strong leadership skills and the ability to develop trust and work cooperatively in a diverse environment are essential. Candidates will have demonstrated effective leadership experience as well as a commitment to quality and safety. An important aspect of the Chair s role is to collaborate with all members of the St. Luke s leadership team in accomplishing their goals.

We have a competitive income structure, excellent benefits, paid malpractice, and an open, collaborative environment.

SLUHN is a non-profit network comprised of more than 1,800 physicians, 700 advanced practitioners and 11 hospitals, providing care in eastern Pennsylvania and western NJ. St. Luke's will have more than 300 physicians enrolled in internship, residency and fellowship programs this upcoming academic year and is a regional campus for the Temple/St. Luke s School of Medicine. Visit

Our campuses offer easy access to major cities like NYC and Philadelphia. Cost of living is low coupled with minimal congestion; choose among a variety of charming urban, semi-urban and rural communities your family will enjoy calling home. For more information visit

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