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Pathoogist/Lab Director

Company: KURZ Solutions
Location: Crownpoint
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Pathologist/Lab Director

On The Trail of the Ancients...

The Community - Crownpoint, NM
Crownpoint is in McKinley County, New Mexico, founded in 1912. The population was 2,278 at the 2010 census. It is on the Trails of the Ancients Byway, one of the designated New Mexico Scenic Byways. The Trail of the Ancients is a New Mexico Scenic Byway to prehistoric archaeological and geological sites of northwestern New Mexico. It provides insight into the lives of the Ancient Puebloan, Navajos, Utes and Apache people. Geological features include canyons, volcanic rock features, and sandstone buttes. Several of the sites are scenic and wilderness areas with recreational opportunities. In 1912, Crownpoint was founded by Samuel F. Stacher as an Indian Agency to serve the Navajo People in the Pueblo Bonito Agency of Northwestern New Mexico. A school house, agency office and power house were first built to accommodate future planned establishments.

Crownpoint Health Care Facility
The Crownpoint Health Care Facility serves a population of 200,000 Navajo people. The staff consists of primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, at a 32 bed hospital. The daily inpatient load is nine; daily outpatient visits are 151; annual OB cases are 275; and annual ER cases number about 18,000 (6 ED Beds) . The Laboratory at Crownpoint encompasses test management services, general lab services, and blood bank.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Providing clinical and anatomical pathology services in a full-service laboratory including, but not limited to:

  • Anatomic Pathology

    • Aspiration/biopsy
    • Interpretation and performance of frozen sections
    • Evaluations/interpretation of inpatient and outpatient surgical specimens
    • Evaluation of Hematology specimens
    • Utilization of immunohistochemical stains

    • Clinical Pathology

      • Microbiology/Immunology
      • Hematology
      • Blood Banking and Serology
      • Immunohematology
      • Clinical Chemistry
      • Cytopathy
      • Dermatopathology
      • Neuropathology


        • Must hold an MD or a DO degree
        • Completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited post-graduate training program in anatomic and clinical pathology
        • Current, valid and unrestricted license to practice pathology medicine in any state, territory or commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia
        • Board Certified by the ABPATH or the AOCPATH in clinical and anatomical pathology
        • Full-time pathology services for at least 12 of the prior 18 months or previous or current participation in a hospital-affiliated residency or clinical fellowship
        • ACLS/ BLS Certifications

          Term: 12 months with options
          Schedule: M-F 7:30am - 4:30pm

          KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

Keywords: KURZ Solutions, Rio Rancho , Pathoogist/Lab Director, Executive , Crownpoint, New Mexico

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