The Pathologist may perform autopsy to ascertain exact cause of death, and source or extent of disease and effects of treatment. Examines diseases using fluids, body tissue, secretions, etc. to ascertain cause, nature, and extent of disease and to determine effectiveness of treatment. Being a Pathologist may report to a medical director. Requires a degree in medicine from an accredited program and is licensed to practice. Pathologist’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.

Pathologist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Pathologist to join our team.


  • Comply with the international standards for scoring of the assays and participate in peer review programs, CAP proficiency surveys on a regular basis;
  • Ensure reporting is completed within the TAT required for the assay/ study;
  • Participate in scientific review for new study requests, provide pathologist expertise and input for the study requirements as and when required;
  • Review and report surgical pathology and cytology samples including routine H&E staining, Immuno-histochemistry and FISH assays on a daily basis;
  • Participate in sponsor discussions for new study requests and / or new assay development as and when required.


  • Ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands;
  • Knowledge of occupational safety and health rules and regulations;
  • In depth knowledge of clinical testing procedures and applicable laboratory testing regulations;
  • Working knowledge of quality assurance and quality control principles and in depth knowledge of company-specific program requirements;
  • Excellent client management and problem resolution skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • High ethical standards.