This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible EDRP Authorized: Contact Susan.Bringel@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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 VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System's Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service seeks a fulltime pathologist, Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology to serve as Assistant Chief of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service. Assistant Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS) will be responsible to the Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service; incumbents will be a licensed pathologist, board certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical pathology. Provide Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology case review/reporting, autopsy procedures/reporting, and attend the principal tumor boards. Participate in teaching, research, and clinical activities. The Anatomic Pathology Section includes Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Dermatopathology, Hematopathology, Autopsy, Histology lab, and Immunohistochemistry lab. The Clinical Pathology Division includes Blood Bank, Chemistry and Toxicology, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Phlebotomy, Point of Care testing, Urinalysis, and Send-out testing and may follow in-house on Flow Cytometry. The Service performs 3,000,000+ tests per year and is accredited by the CLIA, the AABB and the FDA. The Anatomic Pathology Division accessions approximately 6,000 surgical pathology specimens and bone marrow specimens, 1,500 cytology specimens, and some autopsy per year. Incumbent is qualified by virtue of documented training, expertise, and experience to assume professional, scientific, consultative, organizational, administrative, educational, and clinical research responsibilities for the service. Incumbent is responsible for directing and coordinating functions of the service based on the mission, special needs, and size of the facility; functions are diverse and encompass patient care, administration, education, and research. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm
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