Job Description

Job Title: Pathology Coordinator
Job ID: 608717
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Molecular Genomic Path
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC is hiring a full-time Pathology Coordinator to help support the Molecular and Genomic Pathology Laboratory! This position will work Monday through Friday. 

In this exciting role, you would have the opportunity to support the Division Director by coordinating clinical care activities, managing daily operations, coordinating administrative functions, representing the division to outside entities, and participating in special projects and initiatives.

  • Assist to coordinate and implement various clinical research projects and groups in order to meet division goals and objectives. Draft documents; independently manage grant funds to meet budget.
  • Assist to coordinate clinical care activities by coordinating the flow of information from physicians and patients at outside institutions to the central divisional core.
  • Assist to coordinate various educational initiatives of the division (eg, curriculum development, continuing education courses, training & educational needs of visiting physicians and researchers).
  • Coordinate and maintain records of administrative divisional responsibilities (eg, staff meeting minutes, lab administrative meetings with pathologists, travel accomodations, director's calendar).
  • Coordinate special projects and clinical programs, including creation and negotiation of proposals, budgets, agreements and contrcts between the division and outside entities.
  • Coordinates and implements the administrative aspects of all regulatory issues including quality control and quality assurance pertaining to the division.
  • Demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the behaviors which do not comprise the Basics of Service Excellence.
  • Implement and direct organizational, procedural and policy changes.
  • Maintain administrative aspects of training programs for residents and fellows (eg, scheduling, conference organization, recruitment, evaluations and regulatory issues).
  • Prepare annual reports related to divisional activities and workloads.
  • Prepare budgets, analyze data, use software, create administrative/managerial reports as directed. Oversee division's adherence to the budget and implement strategies to meet budget goals.
  • Prepare faculty master schedules and organize divisional schedules for faculty and house officers (eg, service schedules, on-call schedules, conference schedules, director's personal schedule).
  • Understand the clinical, research and educational mission of the division within the managed care medicine environment; coordinate projects and implement changes to respond to this environment.
  • Work with other divisional office support as necessary to perform mission of the division.


  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Health Sciences or equivalent degree OR 3 - 5 years of administrative experience. 
  • Strong business and accounting background.  
  • Experience/training in making independent assessments. 
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. 
  • Advanced level of knowledge of computer and internet. 
  • Knowledge of the systems and functions of Pathology operations in a medical, academic environment is preferred. 
  • Understanding of medical/research terminology and laboratory processes and functions is preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $16.61 to $27.60

Union Position: No

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