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Pathologist Physician for Dubuque, IA (Locum to Perm)

Dubuque, IA 52001

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Medical Doctor, Pathology, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 5270

Job Description

MercyOne Dubuque is in need of a Locum to Perm Pathologist Physician.

  • Practice Setting:  Hospital based
  • Reason for Coverage: Busy practice with one provider needing some time off
  • Dates of Coverage:  One week/month 
  • Schedule (Shifts and Hours):  One week/month M-F 8-5 and call on weekends/nights
  • Call Schedule:  weekends/nights
  • Call Ratio: 1:2
  • What Type(s) of Certification Does Your Laboratory Hold: CAP
  • Approx. Number of Cases Read Per Day:  varies by the cases - approx 40 surgical/cytology
  • What Will Be the Locum Tenen Physician’s Responsibility for the Clinical Lab: Clinical lab-blood bank/resolve difficult antibodies hematology - reviewing out of the norm peripheral blood smears
  • Will the Locum Provider Be Responsible for Grossing Their Own Specimens: No
  • Will the Locum Provider Be Cutting Their Own Frozen Sections on the Cryostat: No
  • How Many Physicians in the Group: 1.5
  • How Many Histotechnologists: 4
  • How Many Pathology Assistants: 1
  • How Many Cytotechnologists: 2
  • Will the Locum Tenens Physician be Required to Supervise Other Healthcare Providers: Yes
  • Will Other Pathologists Be Present During the Locum's Coverage: No
  • Type of Cryostat:  Leica
  • Type of Microscope: Olympus
  • Cytology Proficiency Exam Required for GYN Cytolology: no
  • Method of Preparation: Surepath
  • Required Anatomic Pathology Procedures: Surgical Pathology,GI Pathology,GU Pathology,Dermatopathology,Cytology,Autopsy.
  • Required Clinical Pathology Procedures: Hematology,Microbiology,Chemistry/Serology,Blood Bank
  • Additional Required Procedures: Attend and give immediate adequacy statements for fine needle aspirations
  • Documentation System/EMR: CoPath
  • Estimated Credentialing Timeframe: 90 days
  • Board Certified 
  • IA License (or willing to obtain) 
  • APCP boards

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Dubuque, IA

Ready to embark on a new career journey in the picturesque Dubuque, Iowa area? Discover exciting job opportunities in this vibrant region nestled along the banks of the Mississippi River. Dubuque, often referred to as the 'Masterpiece on the Mississippi,' offers a perfect blend of historic charm and modern amenities. From the iconic Fenelon Place Elevator and stunning Eagle Point Park to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, there is no shortage of enchanting attractions to explore. Indulge in delicious local cuisine, catch a show at the Five Flags Center, or immerse yourself in the thriving arts scene at the Dubuque Museum of Art. Join us in experiencing the unique culture and endless possibilities for professional growth in Dubuque - your next career adventure awaits!

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support