Lakeway, Texas

Surgical Pathologist

(Austin area)

Baylor Scott & White Health Department of Pathology is seeking a licensed physician with a specialty in Pathology and subspecialty board certification or eligibility in Cytopathology for a FT position in Lakeway, Texas. Conducts, makes diagnoses, and determines the cause of disease, based upon the histopathologic and (as necessary) molecular analysis of bodily fluids and tissues. Though regular work hours between 7 AM and 5 PM is expected, patient care issues may involve a longer workday. Call coverage for pathology will be divided between 2 pathologists involving coverage every other week.

**QUALIFICATIONS:**

+ Board Certification by the American Board of Pathology with sub-specialty board certification or certification eligibility in Cytopathology..

+ Clinical Pathology experience is helpful.

+ Possesses a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas;

**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:**

+ Review medical histories, conduct interviews, examinations, and tests on patients to make diagnoses and determinations on appropriate treatments.

+ Sign-off on general surgical pathology, frozen sections, cytology with adequacy checks, peripheral blood smear interpretation, molecular sequencing interpretation and clinical hospital laboratory

+ Perform laboratory analysis of bodily fluids and tissues through chemistry, clinical microbiology, hematology, and molecular pathology, and utilizing tools including but not limited to light microscopes, polarizing microscopes, microtomes, photographic equipment, electrophoresis equipment, hematology analyzers, sequencers, tissue processors, and frozen section equipment

+ Make diagnoses and determine cause of disease based upon the laboratory analysis.

+ Confer with referring physicians on further examinations or treatment options.

+ Supervise the clinical activities of a care team that may consist of other providers, and allied health professionals.

+ Take call and participate in hospital activities.

+ Ensure accurate and complete documentation of all patient encounters.

+ Participate in continuous improvement activities including continuing education.

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LAKEWAY

**About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway**

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway is a 106-bed medical and surgical hospital with a Level IV Trauma designation. The medical center offers a wide network of medical and surgical expertise and resources and a team of caregivers that provides comprehensive, personalized, quality healthcare. Lakeway is well-positioned to meet the primary care and emergency needs of the community while simultaneously establishing a center of excellence in complex brain, joint and spine conditions.

**About the Community**

**Niche.com** lists Lakeway as one of its “2019 Best Suburbs to Live In Near Austin.” Situated on the shores of Lake Travis, Lakeway attracts families, young professionals, and empty nesters alike with its affluent, laid-back lake lifestyle. Residents and vacationers can enjoy tennis, golf, hiking and biking trails, a private airport, marinas, and a full-service hotel and spa. AreaVibes.com calls Lakeway “exceptionally livable,” noting low crime rates, sunny weather, and a stable housing market. And Austin Monthly puts Lakeway at the top of its list as the best Austin neighborhood to live if you have a family, citing perfect location, top-notch schools, an abundance of dining and shopping and exceptional parks and recreation.

As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health provides full-range, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation and emergency medical services through 50 hospitals and more than 800 patient access points.

Please send your CV to Deborah Dixon, CPRP, Physician Recruiter at Deborah.Dixon@BSWHeatlh.org .

**Location/Facility** BSWH Medical Center Lakeway, Lakeway, TX

_For more information on the facility, please click our_ Locations (https://www.bswhealth.com/locations/) _link._

**Specialty/Department/Practice Surgical Pathology**

**Shift/Schedule Full-Time**

**Benefits** Our competitive benefits package includes*:

Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

Tuition Reimbursement

PTO accrual beginning Day 1

_*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level._

**QUALIFICATIONS**

**Licensed to practice medicine (MD/DO)**

**Board certified or Board eligible in specialty**

**TX licensed by start date**

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Lakeway, Texas

Baylor Scott & White Health is transforming healthcare for the Better, so that our patients and health plan members receive the high-value care they deserve when and where they need it. Our team of over 47,000 employees across more than 1,000 access points is committed to the well-being of every individual, family and community we serve.

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