Professional Performance Development Group is currently looking for a Pathology Assistant to provide services at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. The Pathology Assistant will receive and prepare specimens for fixation, dehydration and impregnation processes by either manually or automatically sending specimens through a series of formalins, alcohols, clearing agents and paraffins. Have knowledge of organization, filing and proper storage of paraffin embedded tissue, glass slides, photographs and reports.
EDUCATION: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). Graduate from an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) at the time the degree was obtained (e.g. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).
INTERNSHIP/RESIDENCY: Successful completion of a residency in internal medicine which has been approved by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and successful completion of a residency and fellowship program in pulmonology which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association. Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting (i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training).
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine as a Licensed Physician/Medical Doctor in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Current BLS Certification (American Heart Association/American Red Cross). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required
EXPERIENCE: Shall have actively provided Pulmonology services a minimum of 24 months within the last 36 months. Must be capable of performing the full range of pulmonology services.
KNOWLEDGE: Must be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.