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    VA Boston Healthcare System is currently recruiting for a Full-Time Staff Pathologist who is board certified in Hematopathology, and board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology. The Pathologist will also serve as the Director of Flow Cytometry and Hematology.  The Pathologist will provide Surgical Pathology and Hematopathology case review and reporting, perform autopsy procedures and reporting, and will attend and report to the principal Tumor Boards, as required. He or she might be included the duty of serving as Associate Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Service depending on the qualifications.  Additionally, the Pathologist will participate in teaching, research, and clinical activities co-sponsored by academic affiliates Boston University Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, and will have the opportunity for an academic appointment at one of the affiliates, commensurate with experience.

    Work Schedule: Full-Time


    • Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized.
    • Selectee may be required to work at any Boston Healthcare System campus, as needed.
    • This position is in the Excepted Service.
    • Drug Testing Position:  Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.  Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
    • Selectee will be required to complete additional forms to proceed with employment process.
    • Applicant's education, length of practice, will be considered by a compensation panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
    • Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action).  The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted).  In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held.
    • Position is not required to file a financial disclosure report.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Selectee may be required to work at any Boston Healthcare System campus, as needed.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All U.S. Citizens

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