The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center is seeking a Full Time Radiologist to join our Radiology Team. We are located in the heart of Detroit's cultural center with many near by museums, theaters, stadiums and restaurants. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. 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: Physicians must have completed residency training, 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 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: Interventional Radiology skills and involvement highly desirable and Oncologic Radiology and/or Cardiovascular Radiology expertise/interest; Advanced Imaging and Post-processing expertise/interest; Fellowship-trained; CAQ; Interventional procedures; R&D Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Physical involvement to do the work of a Radiologist. ["VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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 (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting This position is located at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, MI. In addition to the clinical practice of diagnostic and interventional radiology, the staff radiologist performs other duties which includes quality assurance, performance improvement, oversight of technical quality, education of staff and trainees, tumor board and other multidisciplinary conferences, committee assignments, and other activities that support clinical operations, mission, values, and goals of the John D. Dingell VA Health Care System. The Detroit VA is affiliated with the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and is a key member of the Detroit Medical Center complex.The staff radiologist will be working with a great team of radiologists and technologists, support staff, and will enjoy the following new, top-of-the-line, medical imaging systems being installed currently at the Detroit VA: a 3T PET-MRI, a 3T wide-bore MRI, a dual source multidetector CT, XR systems, 2 Fluoroscopy systems, and an Angiography suite. Oncologic Radiology and Cardiovascular Radiology are key areas of interest, and interest in research and development is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory. Interventional Radiology skills and involvement is encouraged but not mandatory.Adhering to the standards of the American College of Radiology, including but not limited to the following.Oversight of quality and safety: Review exam requests for appropriateness. Prescribe exam protocols and modify as needed for specific clinical indications. Provide oversight of technical image quality with feedback to technologists. Provide clinical oversight of medication administration, including contrast, preps, and other medications relevant to the Imaging Service. Image Interpretation and Consultation: Interpret imaging exams including relevant exam comparison and correlation with clinical information in CPRS. Support patient care services with reports timely to the care being delivered with the method of communication appropriate to the level of clinical importance or acuity. Interprets X-ray examinations, Ultrasound, CT, Fluoroscopy, and MRI exams. Interpret Nuclear Medicine exams and may or may not performs some interventional procedures (imaging-guided biopsies and drainages, thoracentesis etc,...) Patient Care: Interact with patients to obtain relevant clinical history and physical exam findings within the scope of radiology practice. Contact clinical providers as relevant to assure effective patient care, discuss evaluation, management, follow-up and other aspects of coordinated, patient-centered care. Make timely and definitive notification of time-sensitive results and/or results that have major clinical significance. Medical Staff Functions: Participate in Imaging and general medical staff meetings, committee assignments, tumor board, compliance and other components of an organized medical staff. Support academic affiliations in technologist, resident and other teaching programs that involve the Imaging Service. Provide clinical experience, cognitive development, and other aspects of effective teaching. Work Schedule: Mondays - Fridays 8:00am am- 4:30pm, with rotating back-up call (only). Primary call is always the VHA National Teleradiology Program, for all after hours and weekends/holidays. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.