The Miami VA
Healthcare System in Miami, Florida is recruiting a full-time board certified in
radiology or pathology with administrative and clinical experience in the
Veterans Health Administration System to serve as the full-time Associate Chief
of Staff for Imaging and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service.
The incumbent will
report directly to the Chief of Staff and is responsible for overall operation,
oversight and performance measures for all Imaging Service operations,
including Nuclear Medicine and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service
The Miami VA
Healthcare System provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care and
serves as a tertiary referral center for VISN 8.
Imaging Service has
state-of-the-art equipment including an all-digital department with PACS and
Voice Recognition, 3 MRs, 3 CT scanners, PET/CT and 2 angiographic suites. Required clinical expertise includes MSK MR,
Cardiac CT, PET/CT, CT Colonography and Interventional Radiology.
Pathology & Laboratory
Medicine Service provides the principle medical diagnostic laboratory testing
and transfusion functions in the medical center and sets the standards for
quality, test methods and procedures for laboratory testing for patient care
throughout the facility. The functions of PLMS include clinical laboratory
medicine, anatomic pathology and provision of blood and blood products for
transfusion. Medical and patient care functions provided by PLMS include but
are not limited to consultation; bone marrow collection and fine needle
aspiration/other surgical biopsies; surgical and cytopathology examinations;
clinical laboratory test performance; microbiology; and blood specimen
The role of this
position is to provide direct patient care approximately 40% of the time and
administrative duties approximately 60% of the time. Administrative
responsibilities include developing and directing administrative and clinical
functions of the Imaging and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service.