The Cincinnati, OH VA Medical Center is seeking Physician (Pathologist) to work at our facility. If you are interested in a career that offers professional/work life balance in a supportive clinical learning environment, providing integrated patient-centered, state-of-the-art care to Veterans, we welcome you to apply to be part of the Cincinnati VA team! Required Qualifications: The physician must be Board Certified in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology and possess an active license in any state or territory in the United States. Additional training or experience in another subspecialty is highly encouraged. S/he must always maintain privileges at the Cincinnati VAMC, and professional competency as indicated in their delineation of privileges. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Additional Requirement: Must have formal Hematopathology Fellowship Will be also be in an evening and weekend call rotation Must have Up to 2 years experience will be preferred if we have to compare 2 candidates Must board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and eligible for hematopathology boards Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. ["Interested in a career that offers a true work-life balance? Look no further! You are invited to partner with the one of the top VA Medical Centers. The Cincinnati VA offers a balance of professional and clinical complexity that stimulates growth yet, it also allows the professional an opportunity to enjoy life outside of work. If you are interested in a career that offers an integrated patient-centered approach while providing compassionate and state-of-the-art care to Veterans, we welcome you to apply. By serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans, we fulfill President Lincoln's promise, \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan.\" The Cincinnati VA Medical Center is a two-division campus located in Cincinnati, Ohio and Fort Thomas, Kentucky serving 15 counties in Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana with 6 Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Bellevue, KY; Florence, KY; Lawrenceburg, IN; Hamilton, OH; Clermont County, OH, and Georgetown, OH. Cincinnati VAMC also supports two off main campus locations in the Cincinnati area via an Eye Center and Mental Health Outreach Community Division. For more information please visit our website at www.cincinnati.va.gov VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases\nPaid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory\nCME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)\nMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided\nContract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Duties of the Physician:\nStaff Pathologist will perform the following Core tasks:\n1. Service activities in Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Autopsy services, and\n2. Clinical Pathology commensurate with training, expertise, competency, specialty training and/or certification.\n3. Participate in Multidisciplinary on-site or virtual inter/ intra departmental conferences such as tumor board, M&M, all staff meeting and QA meetings.\n4. Academic activities, presentation and participation in outside conferences is encouraged- but needs prior service chief approval.\n5. Participate in quality assurance/improvement activities.\n6. Participate in education and training pathology residents', medical students and staff.\n7. Follow the monthly rotation schedule for clinical assignments (surgical pathology, cytology, Clinical pathology consultation and frozen sections).\n8. Take 24/7 (Anatomic and/or Clinical) call as assigned in monthly rotation schedule\n9. Assist in routine administrative functions (scheduling, supervision of a section of the laboratory as assigned, service in departmental committees).\n10. Additional or different responsibilities may be assigned in unusual circumstances such as national emergencies including but not limited to pandemic, natural disasters and terrorist attacks. The Cincinnati VAMC Pathologist works under the direction and supervision of the Chief of Pathology and Lab Med Svc. In case of collaboration with other departments, the supervision will be through the Chief of Staff (COS) and/or designated department Service Chief as assigned by COS office. Physician will maintain professionalism, work ethic and responsibility\nto VA mission, Vision, and Core Values. Physician will coordinate and collaborate\nwith the Chief of Pathology to meet the VA mission, patient care, within a Patient Care Model. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am -4:30pm"]
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.