The VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for AP/CP pathologist with subspecialty trainings in GI pathology and/or Cytopathology. Phoenix VA Medical Center is affiliated with University of Arizona School of Medicine - Phoenix, the successful candidate will have an academic appointment at the University of Arizona School of Medicine Phoenix. *Lists of eligible applicants can be requested by the selecting officials prior to the closing date. Announcement can close before closing date.* Duties are but not limited to: The AP/CP pathologist is ultimately responsible for diagnostic interpretation of specimens processed within the laboratory. The AP/CP pathologist will provide residents and/or trainees information on specimen processing and evaluation. Review of gross specimens. Processing and interpretation of intraoperative frozen sections. Provide intraoperative and intraprocedural consultation as requested. Interpretation/sign-out of surgical pathology specimens within CAP guidelines for turnaround time. Ordering/interpretation of appropriate immunohistochemical stains and special stains. Participation in multi-disciplinary conferences such as Tumor Board, M & M, dermatopathology, hematopathology, etc. Implementation of tasks assigned by the Anatomic Pathology Section Chief Review appropriate clinical history/medical record when responsible for autopsy coverage and discuss with clinical team ensuring appropriate consent documentation before proceeding with autopsy. Perform/supervise autopsy. Issue preliminary autopsy findings within 24 hours of autopsy. Issue completed autopsy report with clinicopathologic correlation within 30 days of autopsy. Participate in Quality Assurance measures including 10% retrospective review of all anatomic pathology cases and inter-laboratory comparison programs as designated by Anatomic Pathology Specialty Chief. Provide 24 hour on-call services as designated in the monthly schedule. Review hematology fluids and issue diagnostic interpretation. Participate in required continuing medical education (CME) in order to maintain licensure/privileges, and constantly improve diagnostic skills. Responsible for timely completion of VA assigned educational modules. Responsible for diagnostic expertise and sign-out in any area for which sub-specialty fellowship training has been completed. Participate in approved department and interfacility research projects. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Yes Compressed/Flexible: No Telework: No Virtual: No EDRP: No Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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