Kennesaw, GA 
Posted Today
Job Description
Job ID 2021-2612
Job Location US-GA-Kennesaw
# of Openings 1
Category Pathology

Is This The Role For You?

We hire smart people with big hearts. People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.

If you're ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be - today and in the future....CryoLife is the place for you.

Position Overview

The primary objective of the pathologist is to support cardiac tissue donation by providing a detailed report of pathologic findings on residual donor heart tissue. The cardiac pathology report provides critical data required by the medical examiner performing an autopsy on the heart valve donor.


    The Pathologist is a licensed physician with specialized training in anatomic pathology who will perform pathologic examinations in compliance with Georgia Department of Community Health regulations and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements for licensed clinical laboratories.
  • The Pathologist will communicate significant pathologic findings directly to medical examiners and other health care professionals when appropriate.
  • The Pathologist will provide professional representation on behalf of CryoLife at national Medical Examiner and Coroner meetings.
  • The Pathologist will perform pathology examinations and provide consultative assistance for other CryoLife departments as needed in support of ongoing research and/or quality initiatives.
  • The Pathologist will serve as a licensed physician designee authorized to perform a medical review of tissue donor records and determine donor eligibility as required by 21 CFR 1271 regulations and AATB Standard F1.100.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

  • MD or DO degree with successful completion of a post-graduate training program in anatomic pathology

  • Experience in cardiovascular pathology, autopsy pathology, and/or forensic pathology is desired

  • Must maintain an active license to practice medicine in the state of Georgia

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
Company Info

Who We Are.

CryoLife is one of the world's leading contemporary medical device companies whose technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. With a variety of innovative products and technologies available, including preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, and mechanical heart valves, our mission is to restore the health of patients by delivering innovative technologies of unsurpassed quality. Since our inception in 1984, it is estimated that our products and tissues have been implanted in over 1 million patients worldwide. Headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia, CryoLife employs over one thousand people from various education and experiential backgrounds across the United States and internationally.

CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

CryoLife provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. CryoLife prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type on the basis of these or any other protected characteristics.

CryoLife does not permit retaliation against anyone making a good faith complaint of a violation of this policy, regardless of whether a violation is found to have occurred.

To submit a report through CryoLife's compliance hotline service provider, EthicsPoint, please visit this link:

Reasonable Accommodations

CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.

CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

CryoLife is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans or other legally protected status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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