Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service in Reno, NV-GREAT BENEFITS!

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Reno, Nevada
Closing date
Nov 23, 2023

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Specialty
Pathology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, NV is currently recruiting for a full-time, board certified Pathologist Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS).

The Anatomic and Clinical Staff Pathologist provides diagnostic services within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory

Responsibilities & Duties include:

  • Performing gross and microscopic examination of surgical and cytological cases and providing reports in a timely manner
  • Processing and interpretation of intraoperative frozen sections.
  • Providing intraoperative and intraprocedural consultation as requested.
  • Responsible for diagnostic expertise and sign-out in any area for which sub-specialty fellowship training has been completed.
  • Interpretation/sign-out of surgical pathology and non-Gyn cytopathology specimens within VHA/CAP guidelines for turnaround time.
  • Ordering/interpretation of appropriate immunohistochemical stains and other special studies as needed.
  • Participating in Quality Assurance measures including 10% retrospective review of all anatomic pathology cases and inter-laboratory comparison programs as designated by Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
  • Interpreting clinical laboratory data and communicating conclusions effectively with providers
  • Providing clinical pathology consultations to providers when appropriate.
  • Taking call on a rotating schedule.
  • Representing the laboratory at functions or committees such as multidisciplinary tumor boards, transfusion utilization review, and others.

Whether you're interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who have served our country.

Hours: Monday Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Key Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be B/C
  • Must have full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in ANY U.S. State

Community, Facility and Organization

Welcome to Reno/Tahoe! Nestled at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains with easy access to Lake Tahoe, Reno is ideal for your inner adventurer. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, and hiking in the summer, sledding and snowshoeing in the winter, or head on up to the slopes to ski or snowboard where many Olympic athletes train. Check out our many hip restaurants and shops in Midtown, or take a walk by the river downtown and stop in at a dog friendly brewery. We are the home of a dynamic art scene and many iconic events: Artown, Hot August Nights, Street Vibrations, Rib Cook-off, Great Reno Balloon Races, Reno Rodeo, and the National Championship Air Races. Summers can get hot, but the humidity is low, and there is no state income tax in Nevada! For more information click: Special Events.

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
  • 11 Federal holidays per year with pay
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available.
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
  • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
  • Disability Retirement
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years service

About the VA

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.

Please send applications (curriculum vitae and letter of interest) via email to:

Kelly De Boer, VA Healthcare Recruiter: kelly.deboer@va.gov or call 775-223-5351

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