This position is located under the Radiology Service. Incumbent to fill this role will be responsible for functions which fall under the scope of care of Radiology Service. These include clinical and administrative management, either directly or through delegated authority of the following:
* Interpreting all standard Nuclear Medicine imaging exams including PET/CT, SPECT/CT,
and Standard Nuclear therapies and procedures.
* Conducting interpretations on Diagnostic Imaging, MRI, CT, US, IR, or NM (any or all)
* Defining Modality Specific Protocolling
* Consulting with Ordering Providers
* Reviewing Orders and defines imaging protocols
* Assisting in Fee Basis Consult Review
* Attending Multi-Disciplinary Conferences
* Performing Non-IR Invasive Procedures
* Providing Resident supervision/education
* Willingness to take part in call schedule
Additional duties may include the following: Working with and is supported by Radiology Service leadership; providing direct clinical and administrative oversight for mid-level practitioners and other clinical staff as assigned; providing services in an efficient, high-quality, cost effective manner within budget allocation; working directly with Chief, Radiology Service to assist in ensuring adequate and appropriate staffing and scheduling of complex procedures; participating in training and support of technical staff; participating in a forum in which staff identifies, communicate, and resolve issues related to Radiology Service, Medical Center ancillary and support operations, and VISN-wide mandates; working with the Chief, Radiology Service and other disciplines as necessary to support, contribute to and implement policies, procedures, performance goals, strategic plans and initiatives; seeking and enhances opportunities to promote and strengthen the Medical Center's and VISN goals; implementing the goal of improving care for patients within the Medical Center and VISN; contributing to the development, maintenance and enhancement of relations with internal and external entities; participating in local administrative, management, quality assurance, and other assignments, meetings or committees; providing direct patient care as a consultant in outpatient clinics and/or inpatient wards and will participate as a representative for Radiology Service at multi-disciplinary conferences, such as Tumor Board or Chest Conference.
Work Schedule:Full time, Monday thru Friday, Day shift
Functional Statement Title/#: Nuclear Medicine Physician, Radiologist
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 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.
Licensure. 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
English Language. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
2. Board certified orboard eligiblein Radiology AND Nuclear Medicine
3. Nuclear Medicine Fellowship trained MD with ABR and ABNM Certifications
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 Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements:?, Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight Pulling (up to 3 hour); Pushing (3 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 8 hours); Standing (up to 8 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Hearing (aid permitted). All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *OF-306 *Other(License) *Other Veterans Document *SF-50 *Transcript
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 1995782.
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.