Pathologist- IFOH

Fairfax, Virginia
Oct 26, 2023
Dec 25, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

AP/CP Board Certified Pathologist

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (USA). Inova Fair Oaks Hospital located in northern Virginia, is seeking applications for a full-time board-certified AP/CP pathologist needed to replace a retiring pathologist. Fellowship training in GI or Breast pathology is preferred. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, a 180 bed community hospital that is part of the Inova Health System. Our pathology department signs out approximately 12,000 to 13,000 surgical specimens per year, with emphasis in breast and GI pathology. In addition, we receive approximately 350 non-gyn cytology specimens and 150 FNA/interventional radiology specimens per year. The clinical laboratory consists of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, blood bank and point of care. Duties of the pathologist include but not limited to:

  • Sign out of general surgical pathology cases with emphasis on breast and GI cases.
  • Perform and evaluate intraoperative frozen sections and interventional radiology adequacy assessments (including thyroid FNA smear preparation)
  • Take rotating evening and weekend call
  • Review abnormal peripheral smears and evaluate joint fluids for crystals

This is an opportunity to work in a very prestigious Health Care System (Inova) located in sought-after Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Inova Health Care System is the home to Inova Schar Cancer Institute, an accredited cancer program of the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer.

Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Hospital employed position
  • Competitive guaranteed salary and incentive component
  • Full benefits, including, health, dental, vision and life
  • Annual CME support
  • Licensure and DEA reimbursement


  • Medical Doctorate (MD, DO) required
  • Must be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology
  • 3 years in the active practice of pathology preferred
  • Fellowship training in GI or breast pathology preferred
  • Must hold current, active license to practice medicine in the State of Virginia

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