Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until December 31, 2022. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be January 25, 2022, with subsequent cut off dates on a bi-weekly basis. This announcement may close without prior notification. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive not authorized PCS Expenses not authorized To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2022. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Board Certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Fellowship training and board certification in Hematopathology or Dermatopathology Previous success working with residents and/or medical students Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), light lifting (under 15 pounds), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), light carrying (under 15 pounds), pushing 4 hours, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking 2 hours, standing 8 hours, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional stability. ["Performing gross and microscopic examination of surgical and cytological cases and providing reports in a timely manner Performing intraoperative frozen section and gross interpretations as needed Performing post-mortem examinations and ensuring that the provisional and final reports are completed in a timely fashion Interpreting clinical laboratory data and communicating conclusions effectively with providers Providing clinical pathology consultations to providers when appropriate Taking call on a rotating schedule Oversight and instruction of residents and medical students Representing the laboratory at functions or committees such as multidisciplinary tumor boards, transfusion utilization review, and others Participating in the review of quality-control data, results from proficiency testing, and other internal service data to meet regulatory requirements Participating in quality improvement within the service and proactively supporting cost-effective use of resources in laboratory operations Excellent communication skills"]
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.