Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Facility: VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System 
Address: 4101 Woolworth Ave 
Omaha, NE 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Pathology 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment:Negotiable
Salary Range:Not Specified
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:None
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Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

In Lovely Omaha, Nebraska

 

Great Benefits – Over 49 Days’ Off Annually!

Outstanding Quality of Life

 

  Become a physician leader! The Department of Veteran's Affairs, Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System (NWIHCS) is seeking a full-time AP & CP board certified pathologist to lead its Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (P&LM) Service Line.

 

Ideal candidate: successfully completed a residency in both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, be AP/CP board certified, be licensed in at least one state and have at least five years of practice experience with at least one year at a medium sized or larger hospital. Additionally, a track record of demonstrated leadership in Pathology and/or Laboratory Medicine, as well as demonstrated success in managing CAP and other regulatory requirements, is required.

 

Opportunity entails:

  • Provide leadership and supervision to a staff of 70 FTE regarding Service Line operations, policies, and practices.
  • Provide a wide range of onsite services in all areas of the general laboratory.
  • The Department processed and interpreted over 6,600 surgical cases, 2,000 cytology cases, 60 bone marrows and 15 autopsy cases last year.
  • Clinical laboratory operates 24/7 and reported out 1.5 million tests last year.
  • Omaha VA is a major teaching affiliate of the University of Nebraska Medical School and Creighton University.

 Community Information:

 

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VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: 20 Reasons Doctors Like Working for the Veterans Health Administration

 

About the VA

About the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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. Learn more at:  VHA Physician careers-VA Careers-Veterans Affairs

 

Call to action:

To learn more, forward your C.V. to terrance.anderson@va.gov or call 304 268-0377 anytime.

 

 

Facility and Location

The Omaha Division is an acute, highly affiliated, tertiary care facility. The Omaha facility provides inpatient, medical, surgical and psychiatric care in addition to its ambulatory care services; the Omaha Division is also home to major clinical research programs. The Grand Island Division focuses on ambulatory and extended care, including geriatric and rehabilitation services. The Lincoln Division focuses on ambulatory care services. 

AFFILIATIONS 

University of Nebraska Medical Center: College of Medicine, along with allied health programs in Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, Physician Assistant, Dietetics, Nurse Practitioner  

Creighton University: Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Occupational Therapy Nursing 

AUTHORIZED BEDS 

Omaha Division - 100 acute care beds, 8 residential substance abuse beds  

Grand Island Division - 76 community living center beds, 18 residential substance abuse beds

About the VA

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.

More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.

VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.

VA Benefits

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 10 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits, 2) FERS-RAE basic benefits (pension), and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee’s salary
  • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2020, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $19,500, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $25,500.
  • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
  • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
  • Disability Retirement
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service

Contact Information
Contact: Terrance Anderson 
Phone: 304-268-0377
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