Job Title: Pathologist
Location : Prince Aly khan hospital
General Purpose of the Job:
The pathologist should have Core expertise in all following areas and if not than especially first 3 areas; namely;
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
To establish technical work procedures and methods.
To supervise and direct activities of the clinical laboratories and testing of blood specimens in accordance with accepted national standards and administrative policies of the hospital to unable to interpret test results to provide a basis for treatment of disease.
To train and supervise TECHNICIAN in performance of tests and microscopic analysis or makes tests and prepare materials for microscopic study.
To instruct workers by practical demonstration to correct faulty techniques or to introduce new procedures and equipment.
To serve as consultant to other department heads and visiting physicians to interpret laboratory findings and assist in determining appropriate method and extent of treatment necessary with related patient care services.
Clinical Pathology, Biochemistry & Hematology:
To review and interpret tests results, examine blood film slides and cultures under microscope, and write diagnostic reports.
To conduct macroscopic and microscopic examinations of specimens of body tissues, fluids and secretions and diagnoses nature of pathological conditions.
To reorder tests to determine accuracy of results.
To direct and supervise preparation of tissue specimens and examine specimens to provide data on body functions or cause and progress of disease.
To train and supervise laboratory personnel in fixing, embedding, cutting, staining, and mounting tissue sections or prepare tissue materials from surgical and diagnostic cases or from autopsies.
To examine tissue section under microscope to detect changes indicative of disease in tissues and all structures, assist personnel with more difficult tissue sections and directs use of special stains and methods for isolation, identification, study of functions, morphology and pathology of obscure cells, tissues and connecting fibers.
To conduct macroscopic anatomical examinations and microscopic studies of all tissues or fluids showing evidence of pathological conditions.
To write diagnostic reports of microscopic examinations.
To supervise BLOOD BANK and technicians in collection, processing, and dispensing of blood and blood plasma.
To undertake and participate in research projects and prepare scientific papers on the nature, cause and behavior of diseases.
To study trends and developments in pathological practices and techniques and evaluate their adaptability to specific needs of the pathological program.
To direct training of resident physicians, intern, technologist, and technicians assigned to the department.
To engage in research and to develop new histopathological methods and new stains to bring out special tissue structure of chemical components.
To prepare budget for the fiscal year and submit to administrative officials for approval.
Educational Qualification/s : M.D. (Pathology)