The Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) in Washington DC, where serving our “Nations Heroes” is our number one priority is seeking a part-time board-certified or board-eligible Radiation Oncologist for a full-time position in the Department of Radiation Oncology. This opportunity allows for participation with talented multidisciplinary teams and care of patients with a wide variety of malignancies. The Washington DC VA has all critical cancer treatment services on-site, including medical oncology, surgery, imaging, lab and pathology services; this allows for stimulating discussions in multidisciplinary tumor boards and a smooth workflow.
More About the Opportunity:
State-of-the-art equipment: 2 Varian Edge machines, GE Discovery CT Simulator
Great work environment with work-life balance
Flexibility to pursue interests, including opportunities for program-building, teaching, and research
Work schedule Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.
Recruitment Incentive: Authorized for qualified candidates Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): 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 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, Subject to change depending on the needs of the service.
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
You may be required to serve a probationary period.
Subject to background/security investigation.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
Must pass pre-employment physical examination.
Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP).
Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Veterans Health Administration Health Care Personnel (HCP) - See "Additional Information" below for details.
“Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers and equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and live their life to the fullest. The VA is committed to Whole Health and values Veteran and Employee health and wellbeing. As a VA employee, you will practice Whole Health in an environment that supports personalized and proactive care.”
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,298 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,113 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.