Clinical Pathologist

Mukilteo, Washington

Posted in Pharmaceuticals

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Zoetis Reference Laboratories (ZRL) is currently seeking a full time Clinical Pathologist for our Mukilteo, WA Lab location. Zoetis Reference Lab is a division of Zoetis Global Diagnostics. Responsibilities of this role primarily include interpretation of cytology and hematology testing, with occasional urinalysis, chemistry, coagulation, and endocrine assessment as needed, and case consultation with veterinarian customers. Zoetis Reference Lab clinical pathologists are also expected to actively participate in the organization's Quality Management System. Additional opportunities to participate in organizational growth by contributing to SOP development, creating educational content for customers and ZRL colleagues, and participation in CE events will also be available.

Our current opening is in Mukilteo, WA and requires onsite work at this high-volume, centralized location. Case format currently consists of glass cases with some digital slide interpretation opportunities. The candidate will work locally with another full-time, onsite clinical pathologist and the ZRL director of clinical pathology, while joining a large, nationwide team of highly collaborative clinical pathologists. The successful candidate will have a passion for supporting the veterinary community, be a team player with positive outlook and have a deep commitment to quality. This is a values-driven organization where service is priority.


• The core focus of the candidate's role will be on comprehensive examination, reporting and consultation of cytology cases. Case format is primarily glass with options to gain digital experience available.
• In addition to the cytology caseload, the position requires examination, reporting and consultation on select CBC and urinalysis cases. Some locations also require protein electrophoresis interpretation.
• The candidate will also positively interact with the local technician team, supplying feedback on submitted hematology and urinalysis pathologist review cases. Targeted microscopy training and other general training will be provided to technician colleagues on an ad hoc basis.
• Participate in the laboratory's Quality Management System by aiding in general troubleshooting, new test validation, and reporting and/or investigating non-conforming events within core laboratory sections.
• Participation in local customer outreach and education is periodically required. This responsibility includes working with other organizational stakeholders and the ZRL Medical Leadership team to create presentation content, client education materials and/or internal colleague education and training materials.


• ACVP or ECVP (Clinical Pathology) board certification or board eligibility
• DVM (or equivalent) required
• Formal clinical pathology training - residency or graduate studies (Masters or PhD) in clinical pathology related field
• 2-5 years diagnostic pathology experience preferred


• Strong diagnostic skills in Clinical Pathology, especially cytology and hematology
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Highest level interpersonal skills and ability to work as a collaborative team member
• Strong analytic and problem solving abilities
• Able to work efficiently while subscribing to the highest quality standards
• Flexibility to changing methods and technologies

• Able to work hours on a computer and tolerate computer screens
• Able to physically tolerate microscope work, as well as reading diagnostic cases digitally

Full time



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