Clinical Pathologist Job Description

Clinical Pathologist Job Description

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Clinical pathologist provides experienced clinical pathology support in the interpretation of chemical or drug-related toxicology findings in safety studies.

Clinical Pathologist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for diagnostic clinical pathology consultations
Consulting on phone calls from clients relating to a previous, current and future submissions general clinical pathology questions as required
Assessment of referred patients that require treatment for speech, hearing and or language deficits
Providing direct services to residents including evaluations, individual treatment planning, actual resident treatments and discharge planning
Teaching the patients how to make sounds, improve their voices, or increase their oral or written language skills to communicate more effectively
Teaching individuals how to strengthen muscles or use compensatory strategies to swallow without choking or inhaling food or liquid
Participating as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Speech Pathology
Evaluate, plan comprehensive treatment programs, assess and provide discharge plans to meet the needs of the patients
Apply understanding of Harborview Medical Centers policies and state and federal regulations and
Demonstrates working knowledge of the disease process, precautions, typical medical treatment and

Clinical Pathologist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Clinical Pathologist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACVP, CPR, MD, NYDOH, BLS, ASHA, ECVCP, CF, ABMGG, ABP

Education for Clinical Pathologist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the clinical pathologist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Collage Degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Pathology, Education, Speech, Graduate, Therapy, Veterinary, Speech Pathology, Medicine, Communication

Skills for Clinical Pathologist

Desired skills for clinical pathologist include:

Clinical pathology
Experience in toxicologic pathology
Specialized training
Applicable international guidelines for all types of toxicology studies
Good Laboratory Practice Procedures
Standard Operating Procedures
Toxicology and related disciplines
US and worldwide regulatory requirements and the drug development process
DNA/RNA based methodologies for tissue-based analysis
Pathology and familiarity with related emerging diagnostic technologies

Desired experience for clinical pathologist includes:

California license applicant with RPE license
MD or MD/PhD with formal training in anatomic pathology
Hematopathology fellowship or experience characterizing immune infiltrates is preferred
Business-level/advanced English
Credible experience working with Physician-Scientists and scientific Clinical teams involving patient selection, Biomarker strategies, and other relevant clinical trial activities
Successful generation and implementation of new Translational Research ideas

Clinical Pathologist Examples

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Clinical Pathologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a clinical pathologist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinical pathologist
  • Serve as Study Director and Pathologist on studies, as assigned, within the Clinical Pathology department, including in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry
  • Responsible for preparation of assigned clinical pathology reports
  • Evaluate study products related to clinical pathology, such as blood smears, bone marrow smears, urinalysis sediment preparations, and body fluid preparations
  • Conduct on-site employee training in clinical pathology or related topics as needed for studies, specialty projects, or continuing education
  • Provide expertise and guidance to Clinical Pathology personnel with technical issues
  • Review and approve new/revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) pertaining to pathology
  • Perform administrative, supervisory, and School of Medicine committee functions as assigned by the Chair
  • Participate in School of Medicine activities as required
  • Review, interpret and report diagnostic cases, including immunohistochemical (IHC), fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH), and molecular studies for clinical and biopharma/industry clients
  • Assume an active role in development, optimization, and validation of new and existing assays in partnership with laboratory, business development, and/or project management teams
Qualifications for clinical pathologist
  • Strong international collaboration and project experience with demonstrated ability to maintain and develop your own professional networks
  • Demonstrated success in supervising and mentoring scientific / technical teams and individuals
  • Collaborative, innovative, self-directed, with outstanding teamwork and communication skills
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity sufficient to perform tests
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity to perform tasks needed for patient care and administrative tasks
  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Language Pathologist
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Clinical Pathologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical pathologist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinical pathologist
  • Contribute as part of a cross-functional team to the CGI’s clinical development strategy for various malignancies, which includes industry partnerships, conference presentations and exhibitions, field visits, and other related activities
  • Play an important part in helping our patient to recover and feel better about themselves by providing therapy to maximize speech, language, cognitive and swallowing abilities
  • Graduate of a master’s level program in Speech Language Pathology which is accredited by Education Standards Board or whose practice meets ASHA certification requirements
  • Minimum of six months speech therapist / speech language pathologist experience working with an adult and geriatric population
  • Current and unrestricted Speech Language Pathologist license in the state where services are rendered
  • Ability to use evidence-based practice literature to guide practice
  • Ability to carry out department’s policies and procedures
  • Ability to work collaboratively with supervisor to facilitate goal setting and positive change
  • Ability to problem solve, suggest and implement solutions, as discussed with supervisor
  • Ability to meet all documentation requirements and deadlines
Qualifications for clinical pathologist
  • Collaborate with clients, consultants, Study Directors, Study Toxicologists and regulatory officials regarding studies, protocols, procedures, inspections
  • Formal pathology residency or graduate studies
  • Valid and current license or C
  • 6+ months of Speech Language Pathology experience
  • NYS Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certification/license
  • Clinical Fellowship Year (will accept NYS licensed candidates as well)'
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Clinical Pathologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a clinical pathologist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinical pathologist
  • Demonstrates dependability, perseverance, and flexibility
  • Demonstrates clinical/academic/research and professional currency in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Demonstrates communication skills, including listening, speaking, nonverbal communication and writing, taking into consideration the communication needs the cultural value of the patient, the family, caregivers, significant others, health professionals and colleagues
  • Interact with Anatomic/Veterinary Pathologists to ensure relevant and appropriate correlations for clinical and anatomical pathology endpoints
  • Provide scientific expertise for experimental design and conduct of research studies
  • Interact and communicate with Sponsors as needed to ensure good client relations
  • Participate on committees and in professional activities as deemed appropriate
  • May assume Director level responsibilities for the Pathology department in the absence of senior management personnel, as assigned
  • Role and Responsibility as Pathologist
  • Reports to Lab Director
Qualifications for clinical pathologist
  • This position does not require a financial disclosure
  • Completed a first year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veteran Affairs for the year in which it was completed
  • Other (Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia)
  • Board certified with 0-5 years’ experience
  • TX Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) license
  • Clinical Fellows will be considered
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Clinical Pathologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical pathologist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical pathologist
  • Monitor work performed in the laboratory to determine that clinically relevant information is being generated
  • Coordinates training for laboratory staff and participates in relevant educational programmers
  • Defines, implements and monitors standards of performance and quality and reviews Quality indicators
  • Oversees compliance with requirements of the Quality Management System
  • Provides advisory services - choice of test, interpretation of lab results
  • Selects and monitors referral laboratories
  • Select and monitors laboratory suppliers
  • Ensures safe lab environment and safety of lab personnel
  • Addresses complaints / suggestions from staff and users of laboratory services
  • Operation of LIS (authorized modules)
Qualifications for clinical pathologist
  • Doctor in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent
  • Experience with interpretation of hematologic, biochemistry, urine and coagulation data (rodents, dogs, NHP) and experience with specimen evaluation from bone marrow, urine sediment, cavity effusions, and FNA
  • Individual must be able to perform research with minimum of direction and is responsible for completing projects within time and budget constraints
  • Experience as study pathologist for gavage, dosed-feed, dosed-water, dermal, and/or inhalation routes of administration (rodent and non-rodents)
  • DVM plus PhD preferred
  • Active Texas State Speech Language Pathologist license
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Clinical Pathologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of clinical pathologist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for clinical pathologist
  • Serve as Study Director and Pathologist on studies, as assigned, within the Clinical Pathology department
  • Carries out other responsibilities as and when assigned by the Management
  • Documents evaluation, treatment goals, progress, and discharge status in a timely manner in accordance with policies of Rehabilitation Services, Medicare, JCAHO
  • Adheres to rules regarding standards of practice and code of ethics of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association including rules regarding Clinical Fellowship Year
  • Participates in team conferences, family conferences, speech pathology staff meetings, Rehabilitation and/or Extended Care meetings, and trauma rounds as necessary
  • Informs supervisor of concerns related to patient care and professional relationships
  • Maintains records required by ASHA and the State Licensing Board for the completion of the Clinical Fellowship year
  • Meets with supervisor on a regular basis to review patient needs
  • Directs and evaluates graduate speech-language pathology students
  • Educates and prepares speech-language pathology students in the development of relevant interpersonal and clinical professional/technical skills, and evaluate their performance
Qualifications for clinical pathologist
  • Clinical Fellows are encouraged to apply!
  • High level of analytical skill in order to work independently to identify and plan for the resolution of problems encountered in clinical and research duties
  • Experience working with children with developmental disabilities and/or their families (preferred)
  • Experience working with families of diverse backgrounds (preferred)
  • Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multitask
  • Successful completion of a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology, with related clinical requirements

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