Inova Laboratories, located in Northern Virginia, is seeking an experienced pathologist with board certification in anatomic and clinical pathology to serve as the associate medical director of this large and expanding laboratory. Fellowship training in cytopathology is highly desirable.
The lab provides a comprehensive range of routine and specialized laboratory tests for both in- and out-patient populations (totaling 2.6 million billable tests/ year including core lab, centralized microbiology, histology and cytology tests).
The preferred applicant should have experience in providing clinical pathology services and is expected to sign out Pap smears, peripheral blood smears, body fluid slides, serum and urine protein electrophoresis and immunofixation, platelet aggregation studies, autoimmune FANA patterns, hemoglobin electrophoresis and coagulation consultations. Experience in the implementation of new laboratory equipment as well as outreach is desirable. The applicant must exhibit strong leadership and team building skills as well as a commitment to quality. The duties will also include oversight of the laboratory with an emphasis on administrative responsibilities and clinical pathology coverage and oversight of histology lab, cytology operation and image analysis.
The Associate Medical Director will be actively involved in clinical issues, such as, consultation for clinician inquiry, quality management, operational efficiency including utilization management and outreach and work with laboratory Medical Director, administration and technical personnel to ensure that world-class diagnostic services are provided. The ability to assist in leading a highly proficient team and excellent interpersonal skills are desired.
Minimum Qualification: Board certification in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology. 5-years of post-graduate clinical experience in a CLIA high complexity clinical laboratory setting
Preferred Qualification: Board certification in cytopathology. Expertise in core lab operation including especially special Hematology, Coagulation and Autoimmune disease testing and familiarity with laboratory information system implementation.
Internal Number: 55761BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized each year including 2020 by U.S. News & World Report, which again named Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. All five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. Each of Inova’s five hospitals holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), distinguishing Inova as the highest-rated large health system in the U.S. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,800 licensed beds.