The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System is seeking a senior level, academically oriented full-time pathologist, board-certified in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology. Candidates with subspecialty fellowship training will receive special consideration. The candidate will function as the Lead (Chief) of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Services at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and be responsible for overall clinical, administrative and technical direction at the West LA VA facility, which includes Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, and Autopsy Pathology, as well as a full complement of Clinical Pathology and Molecular Pathology Services, to ensure achievement of the clinical, research, and education goals and applicable performance measures.
Candidates must have excellent background in various disciplines in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology, strong interpersonal and administrative skills, experiences in service activities, as well as a commitment to education of medical students and residents. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and training. A solid research record is favored to demonstrate scholarly activities. The successful candidate should actively participate in the department and hospital committees.
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient health care services at the medical centers in Greater Los Angeles area and at various community clinics.
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System is the largest, most complex healthcare system within the Department of Veterans Affairs. It is one component of the VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network (VISN22) offering services to veterans residing in Southern California and Southern Nevada. GLA consists of three ambulatory care centers, a tertiary care facility and 10 community based outpatient clinics. GLA serves veterans residing throughout five counties: Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo. There are 1.4 million veterans in the GLA service area. GLA is affiliated with Cedars Sinai Medical School, UCLA School of Medicine and USC School of Medicine, as well as more than 45 colleges, universities and vocational schools in 17 different medical, nursing, paramedical and administrative programs. The successful candidate may be eligible for an appointment as a faculty member of the Department of Pathology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following a peer review appointment process.
Citizenship: United States
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from education in medicine or osteopathic medicine (ie. M.D., M.D./Ph.D., DO). Fellowship in Surgical Pathology or ACGME- accredited subspecialty board certification in Pathology is preferred.
Licensure and Registration: Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is one of the largest health care facilities within the Department of Veterans Affairs. It is one component of the VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network (VISN22) offering services to Veterans residing in Southern California and Southern Nevada. VAGLAHS consists of two ambulatory care centers, a tertiary care facility and 8 community based outpatient clinics. There are 1.4 million Veterans in the VAGLAHS service area. VAGLAHS is affiliated with both UCLA School of Medicine and USC School of Medicine, as well as more than 45 colleges, universities and vocational schools in 17 different medical, nursing, paramedical and administrative programs.