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    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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    Responsibilities

    The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is looking for a staff pathologist who is board certified/board eligible in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) with strong general surgical pathology and cytopathology skills and training. Selectee will primarily provide anatomic pathology services and duties will include: overall diagnostic interpretation of tissue specimens processed within laboratory including review of gross specimens; processing and interpretation of intra-operative frozen section specimens and interpretation and final sign-out of anatomic pathology specimens. Interest and/or experience in hematology, transfusion medicine activities and/or experience with technical oversight of a clinical pathology section is a plus. Opportunities for participation in Clinical pathology specimen evaluation, review and interpretation, as well as clinical laboratory consultation with facility healthcare providers will be a component of the physician's responsibility. Participation in multi-disciplinary conferences such as Tumor Board, and specialty conferences, as well as P&LMS departmental meetings and service improvement activities is required. Selectee will participate in Quality Assurance measures for various laboratory sections as required by accreditation standards.

    Work Schedule:   1st Shift 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.  Subject to on-call.  May work weekends or holidays as needed.
    Functional Statement Title/#: Scope of Practice for Pathologist 

    Relocation/Recruitment incentives are not authorized for this position.

    Physical Requirements

    Functional Requirements

    Environmental Factors

    Working closely with others

    Use of fingers

    Walking (up to 4 hours)

    Working  with hands in water (frequent hand washing)

    Standing (up to 4hours)

    Working around moving objects and vehicles

    Protracted or irregular hours of work

    Ability to rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously

    Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other

    Hearing (aid permitted)

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    0602 Medical Officer

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