HJF is seeking a Pathologist to support the Gynecologic Cancer Center of Excellence (GYN-COE) located at the Women's Health Integrated Research Center in Annandale, VA. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to GYN-COE. U.S. citizenship required.
This incumbent is responsibilities for continuing, monitoring, and supervising the pathologic analysis and archiving of GYN-COE tissue and serum specimens. Assists in administering all activities required for successful tissue bank repository and transfer of tissues/sera to offsite research locations. Reports directly to the Principal Investigators for the GYN-COE.
Performs Pathological diagnostic procedures to include gross dissections and microscopic examinations of GYN-COE samples.
Responsible for accurate entry of all pathology-related data into the biomedical informatics platform and datasheets; prepares reports and at the request of the P.I.s for the GYN-COE.
Responsible for the direction and execution of clinical research programs, ensuring that all necessary steps are followed for safety and regulatory compliance.
Develops and carries out new research protocols as directed by the PI, GYN-COE.
Write, implement, monitor, and oversee research protocols as they apply to all GYN-COE banking activities.
Responsible for maintaining full compliance of the GYN-COE Pathology Laboratory and Bio-repository with all applicable requirements of the CAP, DoD, WRNMMC, JCAHO, and other appropriate regulatory agencies.
Maintains positive relationships with allied pathology units to include partnered institutions in the GYN-COE consortium and the Murtha Cancer Institute and the Inova Schar Cancer Institute.
Writes and implements SOPs and policies surrounding all tissue bank activities.
Performs Tele-pathology, tissue microarrays, LCM, and other technology-based applications/procedures.
Performs review of GYN-COE specimens at the GYN-COE lab in Annandale, Virginia in support of GYN-COE Research efforts, using Tele-pathology and on-site presence.
Participates in planning of studies, selection of participants for inclusion, and data interpretation following molecular analysis.
Attends scientific, clinical and administrative meetings of GYN-COE and as otherwise directed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Extensive knowledge and expertise in working with gynecology related diseases. Knowledge of basic laboratory equipment and supplies; ability to follow detailed instructions; ability to handle multiple tasks.
Minimum Education: Doctoral degree required.
Minimum Experience/Training Requirements: 6-8 years of laboratory experience and performing diagnostic procedures required.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Board Certified in Pathology and Licensure to practice medicine within the continental United States.
Physical Capabilities: Sustained standing; handles glassware and chemical solutions.
Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Internal Number: PATHO01190
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