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Board-Certified Pathologist or Ph.D. Recruiting

With a network of over 5,000 qualified High-Complexity Medical Lab Directors, we can quickly source an appropriately board-certified Pathologist or Ph.D. for your difficult-to-fill position.

Our risk-free recruiting services cost at or below the industry standard and we offer a 90-day replacement guarantee on every Pathologist and Medical Director that we place.

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Most Common Board Certifications for Our Pathologists & Medical Directors:

  • Anatomic Pathology  – American Board of Pathology 
  • Clinical Pathology – American Board of Pathology 
  • Molecular Genetic Pathology  – American Board of Pathology 
  • ABB – American Board of Bioanalysis  
  • ABB public health microbiology certification 
  • ABCC – American Board of Clinical Chemistry 
  • ABFT – American Board of Forensic Toxicology (limited to individuals with a doctoral degree with Fellow status)
  • ABMGG – American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (formerly known as American Board of  Medical Genetics (ABMG)) 
  • ABMLI – American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology 
  • ABMM – American Board of Medical Microbiology 
  • ACHI -American College of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (formerly known as American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI)) 
  • NRCC – National Registry of Certified Chemists 

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The decrease in qualified Pathologist in the U.S. over the last few years.


How often we have been able to submit a qualified Pathologist within 1 week of receiving a difficult search.

Recruiting Process:


We get to know our clients and why their lab is a great place to work so that we can convey this information to potential candidates.


Once we are familiar with our clients and their vacant positions, we utilize our industry knowledge to find and vet the best pool of potential candidates.


To ensure a seamless hiring process, we aid in interview coordination and give honest/transparent feedback to both parties.

Offer + Acceptance

Account managers are dedicated to providing guidance throughout the process.

"We are all impressed with the work that Lighthouse Lab Services does to help the clinical laboratory community... We have been working tirelessly over the last year tackling all of the complexities involved in starting up a clinical lab from scratch… We are… overjoyed to have [a lab director] onboard via Lighthouse."

Christine Barnard, Founder & CEO, Atlas Quality Assurance Laboratories

"We hired a MLT and Lab Director thanks to Lighthouse and everything has been smooth sailing. They are both knowledgeable, thorough, professional and have helped our practice tremendously. Thank you again Lighthouse for matching us perfectly."


"We love Lighthouse. Incredible support. Great account management. Superior technical support. We all talk about how great it has been to work with [Lighthouse]. We cannot say enough positive about the company. "

R. Scott LaNeve, General Manager, Drugscan, Inc.

"My lab just finished the validation of a Turn-Key Covid-19 lab using Lighthouse Lab Services. We had a great experience and are looking forward to future projects as we grow. They assisted with everything from finding equipment, supplies, validation and training. I highly recommended them."

Ameritech Diagnostic Labs

"I want to commend your team (again) for being such great partners. Your service levels have been the best of any of our Covid suppliers – instrumentation, supplies, and/or reagents. We are grateful we found Lighthouse and look forward to working together."

Consulting & Covid Assay Client

"Impressive Team and always ready to serve!"

Shea Harrelson, Vikor Scientific

"Lighthouse is professional, responsive, and has always provided quality candidates."


"It’s my pleasure working with Lighthouse on recruiting our Lab Director. [Candidates]…spoke highly of your company. They trust the quality service and the transparency your team has provided them. We can certainly understand why we feel the same way about your knowledge in the lab field and Lighthouse Lab Services putting the clients’ interest at heart."

Reference Lab Recruiting Client

Why Our Recruiting Services?

We only specialize in the lab industry, which allows us to deliver the highest quality candidates for your personnel needs. From bench staff to management-level positions, we have delivered qualified and reliable candidates for more than 18 years. Because of our knowledge and track record, we are able to offer contingent recruiting services and a satisfaction guarantee.


Our team works to find you qualified candidates and you don’t pay us unless you hire them. We encourage you to engage our recruiting services, risk-free.


The cornerstone of our ability to place Pathologist and Ph.D. level positions is our extensive proprietary network of over 5,000 qualified Medical Lab Directors.

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