Job Overview


OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

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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 operations.

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 procurement.

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.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm. May be required to work irregular hours including evenings and holidays. Tour of duty will be further discussed during a structured interview.

Position Description Title/PD#: Physician (ACOS for Imaging/Pathology & Laboratory Medical Services

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The work is sedentary. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Duties may require lifting and carrying laboratory equipment.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No