Pathologist - Medical Director

University of Utah Department of Pathology
Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec 08, 2020
Dec 08, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Pathology is seeking an AP/CP or CP trained (Board certified or board eligible) Pathologist to join the Division of Clinical Pathology as a Medical Director for University of Utah Health (U of U Health) clinical laboratories. The successful candidate will share responsibility with two other Medical Directors for supporting inpatient laboratory operations at the University Hospital, as well as outpatient laboratory operations. The scope of laboratory testing at these facilities includes routine chemistry and toxicology, hematology, urinalysis and coagulation assays as well as point of care testing.

Experience reviewing peripheral blood smears and body fluid specimens is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to support laboratory and hospital quality improvement, compliance and accreditation initiatives, and to provide consultation to clinicians. Participation in teaching of medical students, pathology residents and clinical chemistry fellows is also expected. Research in the area of applied laboratory medicine is encouraged. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter and the names and addresses of three references to

For more information please contact Lauren Pearson, DO, MPH, University of Utah Health Sciences Center Clinical Laboratories @

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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