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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.
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 00123
About University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
The Division of Anatomic Pathology is responsible for the evaluation and diagnosis of approximately 45,000 surgical specimens and consultations, 20,000 cytological preparations, and 900 bone marrow biopsies annually. The specimens originate from UMHC/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, collectively representing a wide array of different disease processes, including neoplastic, infectious, inflammatory and metabolic/ congenital diseases.
The Department possesses state of the art diagnostic capabilities, including a broad array of immunohistochemical and traditional histochemical stains, and molecular ancillary techniques, which are utilized to determine the most precise diagsnoses to the most diagnostically challenging cases.
The division is organized into subspecialty groups who focus their clinical and research activities on an organ system and/or anatomic region of interest. Our subspecialty pathologists collaborate with other physicians as a multidisciplinary team. They apply their collective expertise to solve the most complicated patient care dilemmas, resulting in the best outcomes possible for the patients.
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