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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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The Boise va Medical Center is recruiting for one (1) Full-time Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (Physician) in the Chief of Staff Office.

    Announcement is open until 3-16-2018 or filled, whichever occurs earlier.

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    • The position requires some familiarity with the clinical laboratory improvement amendments 1988 applicable to Veterans Health Administration and clarified in Title 42, CFR, Part 493.
    • Familiarity with laboratory assists, tests systems, assays and examinations as defined by FDA 42, CFR, Part 493.
    • Employee selection, supervision and appropriate delegation of responsibilities.
    • Oversight of laboratory quality management as performed by laboratory personnel.
    • Evaluations of professional personnel using the tools of FPPE and OPPE together with random 10% anatomic reviews and CAP test performance measures.
    • Position closely collaborates with laboratory manager and both professional and technical colleagues.
    • Performs anatomic pathology examinations and releases/verifies these reports.
    • Ensuring that there are sufficient qualified testing personnel with adequately documented training and experience can meet the laboratory needs.
    • Is responsible in the implementation for a quality improvement plan.
    • Planning and setting goals for the development and allocation of resources appropriate to the medical environment.
    • Finds effective and efficient administration for effective budget planning and control.
    • Selects and monitors all reference laboratories and ancillary testing services for quality of service.
    • Consults with other non-VA provider is contracted to perform laboratory testing for veterans at a satellite clinic including documentation ensuring contracted laboratory is CLIA-88 certified and ensuring all tests appropriately entered into Vista.
    • Establishes a laboratory management data collection system using Vista.
    • The position works in concert with the PALMS National Enforcement officers, and regional commissioners providing oversight and enforcement of the policies found in the Handbook.
    • Provides continuous 24/7 professional laboratory coverage.
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    0602 Medical Officer

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