At UVA Health Medical Labs / Pathology you will join a highly skilled team that is driven by a commitment to advancing and improving patient care. Our specialty labs and state-of-the-art equipment set us apart from other hospitals by allowing us to work closely with physicians and researchers to perform diagnostic services in-house. Our career advancement ladder and educational opportunities facilitate and support career growth while the variety of cases that we see keeps us challenged and engaged. If you are interested in a meaningful career where your work will positively impact the care that patients receive, consider joining our team at UVA Health Medical Labs/Pathology.

Hear what our team members have to say about working at UVA Health Medical Labs

Clinical Pathology Laboratories

See a day in the life of a Medical Laboratory Scientist at UVA Health 

Laboratory Support Services

What our employees are saying

It is rewarding to work amongst such dedicated and knowledgeable team members. Our crew strives for excellence one slide at a time while working together.
Haley Savage
Histology Technician
UVA Health University Medical Center
I love working in the Surgical Pathology lab. I learn something new every day, which helps me excel in my job. The team and management are amazing. There are great opportunities for career advancement and tuition reimbursement.
Iljana Amanovic
Specimen Management Technician Sr.
UVA Health University Medical Center
Knowing that my role impacts patient care directly fills me with pride. It is satisfying to be part of a collective; promoting health and wellness, not just for patients, but also for employees. This is an open-minded and respectful place to work with various opportunities to learn and to develop.
Karly Kizewski
Specimen Management Technician
UVA Health University Medical Center
I love interacting with other departments’ staff members. Working with our fellows and residents, seeing interesting cases, and working with top-rated pathologists is why I get out of bed in the morning.
Lynn Fellenstein
UVA Health University Medical Center
The variety of histological techniques performed here have provided me the opportunity to learn many new skills. I appreciate that quality is prioritized over throughput and time is taken ensure full competency of all techs. I really enjoy collaborating with our resident and attending pathologists to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.
Adam Maxey
Laboratory Lead Technologist
UVA Health University Medical Center
Management is friendly and approachable. Any question or concern an employee may have is always answered or addressed in a timely fashion. Questions and engagement are encouraged.  We are a fast paced high volume lab but encouraged to produce quality over quantity. All employees, residents, and pathologists work as a team to ensure each patient is provided with quality care and respect.
Lawrence Holland
Histology Technician
UVA Health University Medical Center

Anatomic Pathology Laboratories

Career Advancement Opportunities

The UVA Health Medical Laboratories offers opportunities for career advancement while supporting our staff through the process of lifelong learning.  We partner with several area post baccalaureate certificate programs, associates degree programs and certificate programs as an opportunity for team members to move up the career ladder while working in the medical laboratories.
UVA Health Medical Laboratories
At UVA Medical Laboratories, it’s our mission to provide advanced, competitively priced diagnostic services. Our laboratory professionals offer a comprehensive test menu, making use of innovative procedures and technology to ensure accuracy.
Medical Laboratory Technology program at PVCC
Piedmont Virginia Community College's Medical Laboratory Technology program prepares students to perform essential  laboratory testing. 
Earn While You Learn
Join a culture that encourages growth, teamwork, diversity, pride, efficiency, and exceptional patient care. Whether you are starting your very first job or want to start a new career in healthcare, the Earn While You Learn training programs could be the place for you.