This job listing has expired and the position may no longer be open for hire.

Pathology Coordinator at Vancouver Clinic in Vancouver, Washington

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Responsible for maintaining, evaluating, and providing medical pathology transcription for assigned physicians to meet the needs of Vancouver Clinic. Will solve reporting problems that arise and are unique to anatomic pathology. Can effectively communicate with physicians, staff, and referral labs. Understands the processes in anatomic pathology to ensure effective communication. Tracks pathology slides and ensures that all Pathology documents, records, and slides are stored in accordance with all applicable regulations. Will maintain and QC and QA documentation for anatomic pathology. Prepares correspondence. Completes billing as needed.


  • Performs monthly Quality Control reviews on Pathology Transcriptionists as directed.

  • Transcribe assigned dictation as needed of pathology reports dictated by Pathologists.

  • Evaluates potential Medical Transcription personnel.

  • Organize and maintain a working schedule for on-call pathology transcriptionists.

  • Orders non-technical supplies.

  • Performs internal prior authorization process.

  • Organize and provide reports on a timely basis to Laboratory Administrator as requested.

  • Creating certified letters, addressing and mailing to referral labs, ordering providers, and patients.

  • Train physicians and new staff transcriptionists to the transcription systems.

  • Review and provide requests for budget preparations to the Laboratory Manager.

  • Provides IS support to the LIS analyst.

  • Accessions pathology specimens.

  • Labels cassettes and slides.

  • Assists pathology staff with the creation and maintenance of department policy and procedure manuals.

  • Performs multiple office functions including answering phones, providing test results to physicians by phone or fax, coordinating cases for specialty conferences, transcribing dictated Pathology reports and sending slides to other laboratories for review.

  • Assists in scheduling departmental functions and daily activities.

  • Runs management reports to track outstanding specimens.

  • Accessions specimens and corrects errors in billing and/or transcribed reports.

  • Files test requests, final reports, slides, and department records.

  • Resource to client services in regard to our physician clients.


  • Minimum of Associates degree in biology or related field preferred.

  • Strongly prefer those with pathology transcription experience.

  • Ability to perform accurate keyboarding skills at a minimum of 60 wpm.

  • Minimum two years of experience in a Clinical or Anatomic Pathology Lab strongly preferred.

  • Must have reliable and predictable attendance.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work required in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of those assigned to this job.

We offer a competitive Total Rewards Program which includes insurance programs covering medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, generous time off, holidays, education reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan. Eligibility for benefits is dependent on factors such as position type and FTE. Contact your recruiter for more information.

Vancouver Clinic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vancouver Clinic does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Vancouver Clinic is an alcohol and drug-free workplace. Offers are contingent on successful completion of drug and background screenings. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.