Please Note: This announcement reflects a closing date of September 30, 2022. We will accept application packets on an on-going basis; however, qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official at two-week intervals. The first referral will be two weeks from the opening date of the announcement. If the vacancy is filled prior to the current closing date, the announcement will be closed. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Major Duties/Responsibilities ~ The work assignment is in a large multidisciplinary laboratory, which includes surgical pathology, cytopathology, hematology, microbiology, chemistry, toxicology, immunology, blood bank, special chemistry, and clinical molecular pathology. ~ Routinely participate in hematopathology, surgical pathology, and cytopathology sign-out, as well as frozen section and autopsy pathology. ~ Perform superficial fine needle aspirations (FNAs) and assess image-guided FNAs. ~ Interpretation of serum protein electrophoresis and immunofixation studies, and oversight of clinical labs. ~ Participate in multi-disciplinary conferences. ~ Teach pathology residents in clinical and anatomical pathology. Other teaching opportunities include interactions with clinical faculty, residents, fellows, and medical students including lectures at the affiliated medical school. ~ Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday -Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, with rotating on-call responsibility.
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