VACT Healthcare System is seeking a full-time Physician (Pathologist) for the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service. Duties include but are not limited to:
*Provides clinical care
*Oversees clinical care provided by house staff (residents) or other trainees
*Performs, supervises or directs basic and applied research
*Follows medical center and medical staff policies
*Continues education ensuring medical knowledge is current and he/she is familiar with recent advances in the assigned areas
*Monitors their own compliance with patient rights and monitors subordinates compliance
*Provides timely, effective, efficacious, appropriate, efficient, safe, ethical and mindful patient care
*Assists with resident, medical student and pathologist assistant education
Work Schedule:Monday- Friday/ 8am-4:30pm with rotating weekends and holidays
*Citizenship of the United States.
*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.
*Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification in anatomic pathology
*Proficiency in spoken and written English
*Physical requirements outlined below
*Broad expertise in surgical pathology
*Subspecialty expertise, particularly in gastrointestinal and/or genitourinary pathology
*Eligible for faculty appointment at Yale University
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
References: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: Physicians should be physically and mentally capable to perform the duties of the position. The position will require walking, standing or sitting for periods of up to 8 hours. Medical records are fully electronic.
Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1976026.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.