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 Anatomic and Clinical Staff Pathologist provides diagnostic services within Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Services. The Anatomic and Clinical Staff Pathologist: provides diagnostic services within Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Services, and provides histopathology, cytology and clinical pathology professional duties. Candidates must be Board Certified by the ABP in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Duties include: Gross and microscopic examinations of tissue specimens Cytology assessment of gynecological and non-gynecological specimens Intraoperative consultations with frozen sections and Mohs surgery examinations Rapid onsite evaluation of cytology specimens Autopsy services Oversight and teaching of Pathology residents from Rutgers University and other clinical training programs Support of clinical services with consultations, Tumor Board, Cancer Care, and other specialty conferences Support of research and scholarly activities Participation in Quality Management activities for both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Participation in ongoing compliance activities and The Joint Commission laboratory and hospital inspections and accreditation Involvement in Clinical Pathology specialty areas and assisting the Chief, PLMS, in oversight and direction of clinical laboratory sections Opportunity to participate in laboratory management and administrative functions Consultations and support of clinical and administrative colleagues Candidates with specialty interests are encouraged to apply. The position also requires general pathology interest and expertise. Strong interest and/or experience in the clinical laboratory with a willingness to be actively involved in clinical laboratory operations and special projects is essential. This position will help candidates to develop and maintain a broad-based involvement in the entire pathology and laboratory medicine service. Laboratory staff are extremely receptive to pathologist involvement and advocacy and VA NJHCS personnel welcome PLMS guidance and support. Work Schedule: 8:00AM-4:30PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.