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Physician Hematopathologist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Physician Hematopathologist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-17-OTE-1960136-T38-OCA Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/1/2017 Close Date 12/31/2017
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Physician (Hematopathologist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Memphis, TN
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Sunday 1/1/2017

Closes Sunday 12/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $101,967.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    U.S. Citizens. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1960136



Paid Vacations

Awesome Benefits

Then consider becoming a part of the Memphis VA Medical Center Team. 

The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

 To learn more about the great benefits of working for the government, visit www.vacareers.va.gov

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.


The Clinical Pathologist (Hematopathologist) works within the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, at the Memphis VA Medical Center.  This Pathologist will work as a Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist (AP/CP) with subspecialty training in Hematopathology and will provide neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathology and cytopathology diagnoses, at the VA Medical Center Memphis, in order to meet the clinical needs of our Veterans.  The AP/CP Hematopathologist is expected to provide coverage for the following services: Surgical Pathology (providing 80% coverage for Hematopathology), Cytology, and Autopsy Services. Also, the Pathologist will provide coverage for Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, in particular for Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine Service. 

Some of the functions are performed by AP/CP Hematopathologist's include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Responsible for overseeing the performance and interpretation of a variety of specialized procedures and possesses advance knowledge to resolve complex diagnostic problems.
  • Serves as an authority and subject matter expert to laboratory staff and medical staff when questions arise regarding problems with sample acquisition, interpretation of test results, or rationale for ordering or cancelling tests.
  • Ensures that sections within Pathology and Laboratory Medicine are in compliance with accrediting and regulatory agency requirements. The incumbent achieves these goals by establishing, coordinating and maintaining quality assurance programs. Additionally, the incumbent has advance knowledge to accurately interpret and provide technical guidance on a wide variety of internal and external agency policies and procedures.
  • Independently  chooses methods for achieving work goals, objectives, and time-management strategies. Responsibilities involve the development and implementation of new procedures and introduction and utilization of new products that will ultimately help provide more efficient and better patient care. The incumbent keeps abreast of current research, clinical methods, and technical advances in the field.
  • Actively participates in the educational program for the Service by developing in-service training and procuring continuing education lectures for residents and Laboratory personnel.

Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday8:00 am - 4:30 pm; schedule can vary due to workload

Functional Statement Title: Clinical Pathologist (Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist/ Hematopathologist)

NOTE: This is an Open Continuous Announcement.  The next cut off date for this announcement is May 30, 2017 .   All eligible applicants that apply before this date will be referred to the selection manager.  Any applicants that apply after this cut off date will be reviewed and sent to selecting official upon the request.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Phone: (901)523-8990x5928


Path and Lab
1030 Jefferson Avenue

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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