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BC Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist with BC in Hematopathology - Eastern Colorado VA Healthcare System



JOB TITLE: Seeking BC Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist with BC in Hematopathology for Eastern Colorado VA Healthcare System in Aurora (Denver) CO

HEADLINE:  The Eastern Colorado VA Healthcare System in Aurora (Denver) Colorado is seeking a Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist who is also Board Certified in Hematopathology for Non-Supervisory Medical Specialty Director within the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service Line.  

Position Information:

The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System (VAECHCS) in Aurora (Denver) Colorado is seeking a Board Certified (BC) Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist who is also BC in Hematopathology for Non-Supervisor Medical Director of Specialty opportunity reporting to the Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service Line. The selected Hematopathologist will join six other Pathologists in providing the full scope of diagnostic services, to include subspecialty coverage in Hematopathology. VAECHCS is academically affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.  The selected candidate is expected to participate in the teaching of pathology residents, medical students and other healthcare personnel seeking training within the field of pathology; and will also participate in multi-disciplinary conferences such as Tumor Board, CP and GI Conferences as required. The VAECHCS encompasses the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center (RMRVAMC), a 1.2 million square foot tertiary 182-bed hospital and major referral medical center and campus spread across 31 acres; and also includes a 40-bed Community Living Center in Pueblo, eight Outpatient Clinics stretching from metropolitan Denver to the southern tier of Colorado, and one Telehealth Clinic in Salida CO. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Fridays, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, with Shared Call Among All Pathologists.

·Must be US Citizen

·Degree in Allopathic Medicine (MD) or Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

·Current, active US State Medical License to practice medicine or surgery 

·BC in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with Additional BC in Hematopathology

Community Information:

With more than 360,000 residents, Aurora is the third largest city in Colorado and home to an increasingly diverse population who enjoy the city’s laid-back vibe, arts and culture, affordability, top-notch medical care, awesome family friendly activities, craft breweries and wine fests, museums, jobs galore and Cherry Creek State Park – one of the best places to take your four-legged friends for an “off-leash” play day that includes a 107 acre open space with a creek flowing through the middle and 35 miles of multi-use trails, tons of species of birds and a giant reservoir for fishing, boating, sailing, swimming, jet-skiing and more. Located on the southeast side of Denver and less than an hour away from the Rocky Mountains, living in Aurora provides ample opportunity to hike, ski, snowboard and explore the great beautiful outdoors. The city is just far enough away from the mountains to give your some incredibly views and spectacular sunsets and sunrises – and of course 300 plus days of annual sunshine. Aurora is home to six public golf courses, plenty of lakes for fishing and standup paddle-boarding and miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking and biking. Aurora is a short drive from Denver International Airport where you can connect to nearly 200 destinations with non-stop flights (including 30 international locales), which makes it the perfect home base for retirees, business travelers and families who love to travel.

Benefits Information:

·Expected Realistic Annual Salary Range:  $200,000 to $250,000 with consideration given to candidate's qualifications, credentials and experience; and may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus, and possible Relocation Incentive (Pending Approval)

·The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance

·Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses

·Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision-Life insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially offset Federal Government; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option.

·Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan.

About the VA:

The 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.

For more information and to discuss your interests:

Please forward copy of your CV and Cover Letter, summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice, credentials and interests, to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant at david.aragon@va.gov or call (702) 675-5761.