Pathologist

Employer
VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS)
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary
In addition to competitive pay, we offer a generous leave and benefits package.
Posted
Aug 30, 2022
Ref
VA NEG Pathology
Specialty
Pathology
Position Type
Permanent

VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS)

Boston, MA 02130

The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service at Veterans Affairs (VA), Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) is currently recruiting for a full-time staff pathologist who is board certified in Anatomic Pathology (AP) and Clinical Pathology (CP), or CP. The pathologist will also serve as Technical Director of Microbiology Lab. Expertise and/or fellowship training in Clinical Microbiology and Surgical Pathology is preferred. 

AP/CP board certified pathologist will provide Surgical Pathology and/or Cytopathology case review and reporting, perform autopsy procedures and reporting, and attend the principal tumor boards. Clinical Pathology board certified pathologist will assume lab directorship in Clinical Pathology Division. Additionally, the pathologist will participate in teaching, research, and clinical activities co-sponsored by academic affiliates Tufts Medical School, Boston University Medical School and Harvard Medical School. There will be an opportunity for an academic appointment at one of the affiliates, commensurate with experience. 

The successful candidate will join a collegial and collaborative group of 10 experienced pathologists. The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service consists of laboratories and/or outpatient phlebotomy stations at West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Brockton, Causeway, Lowell, and Bedford locations. 

The Anatomic Pathology Division of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service includes Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Dermatopathology, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, Autopsy, Histology lab, and Immunohistochemistry lab. The Clinical Pathology Division of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service includes Blood Bank, Chemistry and Toxicology, Flow Cytometry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Point of Care testing, and Send-out testing. 

The Service performs more than 3,000,000 tests per year and is accredited by the Joint Commission, the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Anatomic Pathology Division accessions approximately 10,000 surgical pathology specimens, 7,000 cytology specimens, and 20 autopsies per year. In addition, the Service provides specialized reference laboratory tests to seven other sites within Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 1, including immunohistochemistry testing, flow cytometry testing, Cytopathology consults, Dermatopathology consults, and Hematopathology consults. The Service also provides Quality Management, Informatics and Telepathology support for the entire VISN1 labs.    

Candidates must possess a full, active and unrestricted license in any state. U.S. Citizenship is required.

In addition to competitive pay, we offer a generous leave and benefits package. For information, visit: www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: VABostonPathologistSearch@va.gov.

VABHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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