Medical Director - Laboratory

Ephrata, PA | Physicians | Tracking Code: 59313

Position Summary:

Physician Leadership Opportunity

Pathologist and Medical Director in Lancaster County, PA


Located in beautiful Lancaster County, WellSpan Health – Ephrata Community Hospital is seeking a Pathologist.  WellSpan Health, a sophisticated medical community in south central Pennsylvania, is a top-rated integrated health system with a focus on the highest quality patient care.


Position details

  • Full-time employed position for board certified AP/CP Pathologist in a community hospital setting
  • Medical Director responsibilities for hospital lab, position is 15% administrative and 85% clinical
  • Large percentage of time spent on surgical specimens
  • Participation in Tumor Board and various hospital committees
  • Excellent schedule – enjoy a well-balanced lifestyle
  • Competitive compensation and benefits including retirement and relocation. Paid medical malpractice with tail included


About the Ephrata Community

  • Centrally located among several major metropolitan areas - just 50 miles west of Philadelphia
  • Abundant outdoor activities include golf, fishing, hiking and biking
  • Historic Lancaster offers a choice of cultural activities including theater, symphony orchestra and multiple art galleries
  • Amtrak provides train service from Lancaster to NYC, DC, etc.
  • Family oriented community with excellent public and private schools



Enjoy career satisfaction with a financially sound organization!


For immediate confidential consideration or to learn more please contact

Josh Irwin at 717-851-6924


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Required Skills

Must be Board Certified/Board Qualified. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Pennsylvania medical license. 

Joshua  Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Joshua Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Director, Physician Recruitment
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)