AP/CP Certified Pathologist
OMAHA, NEBRASKA (USA).
The Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System (NWIHCS) is seeking a full-time AP and CP board certified pathologist to provide a wide range of onsite services in all areas of the general laboratory including but not limited to Surgical Pathology, Cytology, Autopsy services, Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Urinalysis, Immunology, Serology, Microbiology, and Blood Bank. The clinical laboratory operates 24/7 and reported out 1.5 million tests last year. Sub-specialty training in Hematopathology (BE/BC) will be given a strong preference.
- The AP/CP pathologist is ultimately responsible for diagnostic interpretation of specimens processed within the laboratory.
- Review of gross specimens.
- Processing and interpretation of intraoperative frozen sections.
- Provide intraoperative and intra-procedural consultation as requested.
- Interpretation/sign-out of surgical pathology specimens within CAP guidelines for turnaround time.
- Interpretation/sign-out of cytology specimens.
- Ordering/interpretation of appropriate immuno-histochemical stains and special stains.
- Interpretation and sign-out of peripheral smears submitted for pathologist review.
- Participation in multi-disciplinary conferences such as Cancer Conference and Transfusion Committee.
- Participate in Quality Assurance measures including 10% retrospective review of all anatomic pathology cases and inter-laboratory comparison programs as designated by Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
- Review hematology fluids and issue diagnostic interpretation.
- Responsible for diagnostic expertise and sign-out in any area for which sub-specialty fellowship training has been completed.
- Responsible for technical director over two clinical laboratory departments.
The candidate will have successfully completed a residency in both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, be AP/CP board certified and be licensed in at least one state. Candidate that have at least two years of practice experience with at least one year at a medium sized or larger hospital will be given preference, but also recent graduates from training programs will be considered. Candidates with board certification in Hematopathology and Cytopathology will be given preference. The candidate will be capable of serving continuously in a full time position at least eight hours per day with some evening and weekend call duty. Clinical privileges are given based on the training and experience of the candidate.
Interested candidates should forward Resume/CV:
[10 November 2020, #10086]