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This announcement is open continuous until filled. Applicants will be referred on or before the 5th of every month while the announcement is open.
The position is located in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS) located at the Seattle campus and serves as Primary Faculty, Department of Pathology and/or Department of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, and other departments, sections as appropriate.
The Pathologist (Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist) serves as the Chief of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology and will provide professional services within area(s) of professional competency to include:
- Participating in health professions student teaching.
- Participating in Graduate medical education level instruction/training.
- Clinical pathology: As Chief of Chemistry, performs administrative functions and consultation in clinical chemistry and toxicology.
- Anatomic pathology: performing gross dissections procedures and making diagnoses from slide for specimens from surgical pathology, cytopathology, and autopsy pathology.
- Provides pathology and laboratory medicine expertise in a laboratory which provides service to patients in a tertiary hospital, outpatient clinics, and as a regional laboratory for other sites (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon).
- Participates in professional, educational, and administrative activities/duties of the department, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington Medical Center and Medical School.
- Plans and evaluates new and existing programs and procedures in areas of expertise as medical, administrative, technical, logistical, and financial needs are identified.
- Assesses need for change in policies and procedures in order to provide the appropriate type and level of services in relation to available resources.
- Works with the Clinical Chemistry section supervisor as appropriate to provide high quality technical and doctoral level responses to those requesting services.
- Serves as a doctoral level expert consultant to the Clinical Chemistry supervisor, Laboratory Manager, and Director, P&LMS, in administrative issues related to his/her appropriate areas of professional expertise.
- Serves as a doctoral level expert in his/her area(s) of professional expertise advising the technical staff, consulting on appropriate technical problems and providing consultation to care providers.
- Participates in research and scholarly activity.
- Takes an assertive and proactive role in areas of professional responsibility.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
United States Citizens