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Associate/Assistant/Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Must be an M.D or D.O. who is Board Certified or Board eligible in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, or both. Additional Board certifications are desirable.
Must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong general knowledge in Surgical Pathology including intraoperative evaluations, and Pathology Subspecialties including hematopathology, anatomic pathology and laboratory Medicine, according to assignment.
Ability to enhance communication and relations in a diverse professional work force.
Experience with methods, tools and measurements for quality improvement to improve work processes using a team-based model.
Knowledge of regulations and standards of JCAHO, CAP and CLIA.
Ability to work independently and make reliable recommendations and diagnoses as definitive in the care and treatment of patients.
Knowledge of all hospital and service procedures and policies regarding hazardous material management, biohazard exposure and the use of universal precaution.
Job Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To):
Patient care services, for patients at UMH (University of Miami Hospital), JMH (Jackson Memorial Hospital) and satellites and SCCC (Sylvester Cancer Comprehensive Center) and satellites. Patient care service responsibilities will be focused on the assigned specialty or specialties
Gross description, taking photographs of the specimens when indicated, tissue sampling, microscopic examinations of surgical specimens, reporting of findings, and verifying coding diagnosis in the computer, in a timely manner(when applicable).
Performing Frozen Section diagnoses in a timely manner (when applicable).
Performing and reporting autopsies in a timely manner (when applicable).
24 hours call coverage according to assigned division/s (when applicable).
Service productivity will be assigned according to the departmental compensation plan, previously approved by UHealth Compensation Committee.
Participate in educational activities of pathology residents and fellows.
Participate in educational activities of medical students.
Participate in collaborative research opportunity to purse basic/clinical or applied research, collaborate with other investigators throughout the Medical Center and seek sponsored programs funding from grants and contracts.
Participate in daily quality assurance and in the Department of Pathology hospital committees and working groups.
Maintain high standards of professional services so that the Department of Pathology will maintain the JCAHO/CAP/CLIA accreditation.
The work is mainly performed in a hospital environment and high level of citizenship and professionalism is expected.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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