Medical Director/University of Utah Clinical Laboratories

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov 10, 2021
Nov 10, 2022
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 values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.


Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)
135 Park Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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