The physician provides Image Interpretation and related Patient Care Services within the scope of Radiology Service. The majority of the physician's time will be devoted to clinical care, but sufficient time will be allotted to teaching, research and administrative duties as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to:
* Responsible for primarily all aspects of Radiology within the hospital.
* Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide all Diagnostic Radiology services.
* Responsible for reviewing consults including utilization management, ensuring appropriate pre and post procedural work ups, technical oversight for the technologist, overall safety of patients including establishing protocols, oversight of contrast administration and response to adverse patient reactions, timely interpretation and communication of imaging results including report entry into the digital medical record and verbal notifications of critical finding.
* Provides consultative service for referring physicians, provide comparative reports as requested, and participate in clinical conferences and committees.
* Possesses sufficient computer skills necessary to work with advanced PACS and Voice Recognition systems.
* Participates in Quality Control/Quality Management including department and hospital level peer review activities.
* Responsible for teaching house staff and medical students assigned to imaging services.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title: Diagnostic Radiologist, VM-0602-15
* Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
* Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant.
* Licensure and Registration. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
* Residency Training. Completion of your residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are:
(1) Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or
(2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. Do you possess a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia?
* Proficiency in spoken and written English.
* Physical requirements outlined below.
Certified or board eligible in Diagnostic Radiology. The Incumbent should be an effective teacher for medical students and house staff assigned to his/her area. The Incumbent should be able to effectively and collegially interact with other radiologists as well as a broad range of referring provides. The Incumbent should hold an unrestricted state medical license within the United States. The Incumbent must pass a background/security check and a pre-employment physical. The Incumbent must be able to obtain privileges at the VA Health Care System and successfully complete a focused professional practice evaluation within the first 90 days of clinical practice. Incumbent Certified in basic cardiac life support (BCLS) and ACLS. Physical Requirements:?,Moderate-light lifting (0-44 lbs), Light carrying (under 15 lbs), Pushing (1 hour), Reaching above shoulder, Use of fingers, Walking (8 hours), Standing (2 hours), Kneeling (.5 hours), Repeated bending (5 hours), Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors, Ability to distinguish shades of color, Hearing (aid permitted), Emotional/Mental stability. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician VA Qualification Standards.
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other(VA Form 10-2850, Application for Physicians)
*Other Veterans Document
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1906166.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.