Professor of Clinical - Pathology (Vice Chair of Clinical Pathology)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-02
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Assistant or Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
The clinical pathologist will be responsible for all administrative, operational, technical, and clinical, issues related to the medical laboratory of their subspecialty (hematology, coagulation, immunology, chemistry and microbiology). The clinical pathologist works in conjunction with appropriate colleagues and designees and will ensure the laboratory fulfills all articles of compliance, turn-around-times, quality measures, and diagnostic excellence. The clinical pathologist will participate in faculty, fellow, and resident recruitment, teaching, learning, and scholarship. Clinical pathology occurs at UMH (University of Miami Hospital), JMH (Jackson Memorial Hospital) and satellites and SCCC (Sylvester Cancer Comprehensive Center) and satellites.
Must be an M.D or D.O. who is Board Certified or Board eligible and fellowship trained in Clinical Pathology.
Must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida.
List of Responsibilities:
Work in coordination with Director of the Laboratory and Director of Quality Assurance
Ensure that all delegated responsibilities are performed
Be accessible to provide on-site, telephone, or electronic consultation
Help ensure that the physical plant is adequate and safe
Employ a sufficient number of properly trained people
Specify in writing the responsibilities of each technical person in the laboratory
Ensure selection of quality test systems relevant to accuracy, precision, verification, and method selection
Ensure enrollment, participation, and return of proficiency testing
Ensure that quality control and quality assurance programs are established and maintained
Ensure that remedial actions are taken and documented
Make certain that personnel are trained to ensure accurate results
Ensure that an approved procedure manual for the clinical laboratory is available
Maintain JCAHO/CAP/CLIA accreditation
Participate in the educational curriculum in clinical pathology for residents, fellows, and medical students
Participate in utilization of laboratory testing
Develop and participate in Diagnostic Management Teams
Academically productive with scholarly activities
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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