Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) The incumbent is ultimately responsible for the successful performance of patient care related activities in P&L. This responsibility predominately includes handling clinical pathology, namely, Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Diagnostics clinical chemistry and hematology. Function in blood bank and anatomic pathology is desirable. Duties include, but are not limited to the follow; Application of accepted criteria in formulating and reporting diagnostic information on various anatomic pathology specimens to include hematopathology, surgical pathology, cytopathology and autopsy pathology. Provide clinical laboratory consultation to technical personnel and healthcare providers. Participation in Quality Assurance measures for laboratory sections as required by accreditation standards. Teaching of residents, medical students, allopathic medicine students and other healthcare personnel who seek training within the field of Pathology The AP/CP pathologist is ultimately responsible for diagnostic interpretation of specimens processed within the laboratory. Processing and interpretation of intraoperative frozen sections. Provide intraoperative and intra-procedural consultation as requested. Interpretation/sign-out of surgical pathology specimens within TJC guidelines. Provide 24 hour on-call services as rotated among all pathologists and designated in the monthly schedule. Responsible for diagnostic expertise and sign-out in any area for which sub-specialty fellowship training has been completed. Review appropriate clinical history/medical record when responsible for autopsy coverage and discuss with clinical team ensuring appropriate consent documentation before proceeding with autopsy. Participation in multi-disciplinary conferences such as Tumor Board, CP Conference and GI Conference as determined by section responsibility. Participate in minimum required continuing medical education (CME) to maintain licensure/privileges Contributes to the operation of effective and safe laboratories that are in compliance with standards established by the College of American Pathology (CAP), the Joint Commission (JC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Work Schedule: 8:00AM-4:30PM - Monday - Friday-On call evenings, weekends and holidays Recruitment Incentive: Not authorized Relocation Incentive: Not authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required If you are searching for a unique opportunity that includes an excellent federal benefits package with one of the largest healthcare networks, then the Hampton VA Medical Center is for you. - VA physicians and dentists earn up to an additional 7.5% of their salary (not to exceed $15K) in annual physician performance pay. - Free liability protection with tail coverage provided. - No physician employment contracts and no significant restrictions on moonlighting. - Regular pay increases to include biennial longevity increases, annual cost of living increases (when signed into law), and biennial reviews of physician market pay. - One full and unrestricted license from any U.S. state or territory is accepted at this facility. - 49 Days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 days paid sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays). - Pension plan - vested in pension annuity after only 5 years' service. - 401K-type plan (Thrift Savings Plan) with matching contributions. -Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure
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