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STAFF PATHOLOGIST

Company: Physicians Independent Management Services
Location: Sebring
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description:
SUMMARYProvides anatomic and clinical pathology interpretation of tissue and blood as related to diagnostic services in healthcare service facilities. Collaborates with other medical staff including surgeons, physiologists, and pathologists to assess and manage patient care and treatment.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Examine all samples as requested, conducting all necessary tests accurately; order additional testing, if necessary
  • Provide thorough written evaluation and diagnosis for each case
  • Conduct or direct gross examinations, as needed
  • Participate in service rotations including cytology, frozen sections, early and late shifts, subspecialty services, weekly on-call schedule, etc.
  • Perform autopsies as needed
  • Molecular pathology
  • Ensure the proper handling of all samples
  • Participate at some level in ongoing research and development
  • Participate in the training/teaching of pathologists' assistants, residents, and medical students
  • Work collaboratively with other physicians and laboratory staff
  • Attend all required trainings and conferences
  • Maintain compliance with all legal and institutional requirements at all times
  • Completes continuing education courses to maintain medical licenses, certifications and malpractice coverage renewal
  • May perform other duties as assignedREPORTS TOThis position reports to the RHA Board of Directors.SUPERVISIONProvides supervision, as needed, to Pathologists' Assistants.WORK ENVIRONMENT AND EXPOSURE RISKTypical medical laboratory environment with the risk of exposure to toxic, caustic, biohazardous (blood-borne pathogens) elements, and chemicals. Moderate noise associated with automated instruments, hoods, etc. Exposure to disagreeable visual and odorous elements on a daily basis. May have extended periods of sitting and standing and lifting heavy items up to 50 lbs.Exposure Risks:Blood-borne pathogens (3)Chemicals (3)Radiation (1)3 = High risk of exposure (direct contact)2 = Moderate risk of exposure (indirect contact)1 = Low risk of exposure (rare or no contact)PHYSICAL DEMANDSConsiderable mental and physical demand is required for the majority of tasks. Must also be able to perceive three-dimensional and geometric relationships of tissue. Excellent hand and eye coordination. Vision must be to work in an environment that is correctable 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts. Requires constant use of hands to operate instruments, microtome, microscope, computers, etc. Ability to work with hazardous chemicals, biohazardous body parts, and blood products.POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORKNon-exempt. Full-time.TRAVELLess than 10%

    Requirements:
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
    • Detail oriented
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to collaborate and work well with others
    • Outstanding time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
    • Problem-solving- identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, and maintains confidentiality
    • Dependability- is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to direction and solicits feedback to improve performance
    • Commitment to excellent patient care
    • Commitment to continued study
    • Willingness to continue to develop and hone skills in keeping with the latest techniques
    • Cognizant of patient confidentiality and compliance with all legal requirements
    • Willingness to train and mentor
    • Willingness to participate and serve in various capacities on behalf of the group
    • Impeccable work history, exemplifying excellence in the fieldREQUIRED EDUCATION
      • Medical Degree (MD or DO) from an accredited university
      • AP/CP or AP Board Certification in good standing
      • FL Medical License valid and in good standingPI201460926

Keywords: Physicians Independent Management Services, Lakeland , STAFF PATHOLOGIST, Other , Sebring, Florida

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