Pathologist (Part Time)

Foundation Medicine
Job Location
Morrisville, NC
Job Description

Foundation Medicine is searching for a talented and motivated Associate Pathologist (part-time) to join our outstanding Pathology team.  The ideal individual will provide pathology review of new clinical tissue samples for both solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. 

This is a part-time position for someone who will be available approximately 5 hours per day during the timeframe of 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm at least one day per week (Monday thru Friday). 


  • Microscopic slide review for sample adequacy for clinical samples.
  • Confirmation of tumor type and disease ontology based on microscopic evaluation and review of submitted paperwork (including Test requisition Form and Pathology Report).
  • Confirmation of appropriate test platform (FoundationOne or FoundationOne Heme) based on disease ontology.
  • Evaluation of tumor deficient samples for possible enrichment. Mark up of H&E slides for enrichment.
  • Participates in all clinical laboratory quality assurance programs.
  • Follow and document appropriate laboratory accreditation and quality assurance programs.
  • Ensure processes and services are monitored for quality. Recommend and implement ideas to improve operational efficiency.
  • Ensure services are provided in accordance with state and federal regulations, lab policy, and accreditation and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrates understanding of safety issues specific to a CLIA environment.
  • Ensure all SOPs are followed for all testing.
  • Adhere to confidentiality (HIPAA) requirements (patient files and personal information).
  • Anatomic Pathology skills required
  • Molecular pathology experience and skills are an asset
  • Cytopathology experience and skills are an asset

Education or Experience

  • MD or MD Ph.D
  • Medical License and Board eligible or certified
About Our Organization

Foundation Medicine is leading a transformation in cancer care, where each patient’s treatment is informed by a deep understanding of the molecular changes that contribute to their disease.


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