The position is for a part-time (35 hr/wk) General Diagnostic Radiologist Physician that includes instruction of residents and medical students from the University of Iowa. This position will require a light call responsibility with evening and weekend teleradiology coverage and is located at the Iowa City VA Health Care System. This is an open and continuous announcement. Applications will be reviewed every two weeks until the date of closing or a selection is made, whichever occurs first. The Iowa City Department of Veterans (VA) Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa, Imaging Service Line is seeking a part-time (35 hr/wk) General Diagnostic Radiologist. The department is equipped with state of the art multi-slice CT, 1.5T MRI, digital fluoroscopy, ultrasound, and DR/CR radiography. Candidate should be motivated and team oriented. Fellowship training a plus. Salary is based on the applicant's qualifications and responsibilities. The position will require a light call responsibility with evening and weekend teleradiology coverage. Responsibilities include: Reviewing imaging requests ensuring proper protocoling of CT, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine exams/procedures. Timely interpretations of radiology procedures and examinations. Accurate documentation of procedures with the EHR as required by medical by-laws. Maintaining required educational requirements. Maintaining BLS, ACLS certification as appropriate. Maintenance of medical license and certification is required by facility by-laws. Participation in training of medical students, residents and other allied trainees. Evaluations from residents. Maintaining personal dosimetry. Ordering, approval, and scheduling of studies, listing those study orders requiring prior approval by a radiologist. Informed consent, including protocols for screening patients who require signature consent. Injection of intravenous contrast agents. Interpretation and reporting of procedures. Preliminary reports and communication of urgent results. Protocol and procedure manuals for each modality. MRI safety policy. Resident supervisory policy, delineating levels of supervision. Radiation safety procedure, including safe use of fluoroscopy and the reporting and documentation of excessive patient exposures. Monitoring the productivity of imaging physicians to ensure the average workload of the service meets VHA defined benchmarks and developing corrective plans if it does not. Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.