Physician (Thoracic/Cardiac) Radiologist
The Hunter Holmes McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking an Academic fellowship trained Thoracic/Cardiac Radiologist who can also perform General Radiology. Duties include reading MRI, CT, US, plain films and performing CT/US guided procedures. Responsibilities include teaching residents and performing research (publishing, grants and/or presentations). Incumbent will spearhead the Lung cancer screening program.
The department performs approximately 100,000 examinations per year and has 10 full and 4 part time faculty members. 6 VCU Radiology residents are present at the VAMC at all times. We currently have 2 GE MRIs (1.5T and 3 T), 1 Siemens MRI (1.5T wide bore) and 2 Toshiba CT scanners (64 and 320 slice). The CT section routinely performs low dose Chest CTs, Chest CTA's. Coronary CTA's and CT guided Microwave/RF ablations. In addition, the MR section is currently performing Cardiac MRI and MRA's. We are in the process of acquiring a third Dual Energy CT scanner. We also have ADW, Vitrea, TeraRecon and Dynacad workstations. Ultrasound equipment and PET-CT16 are also state-of-the art. VA Richmond provides a full-integrated electronic medical records system, fully digital Radiology Department, and active multidisciplinary collaboration with other departments. The successful candidate should be eligible for academic appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: Exempt.
Supervisory Position: No
Bargaining Unit Position: No
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are approved
Recruitment Incentives: Recruitment incentives are approved
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed only 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.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. Candidate must be board certified or board eligible.
Preferred Experience: Preference will be given to candidates who are BODY or MSK Fellowship Trained.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements of this position include lifting, prolonged standing and sitting, frequent bending, walking (distance), climbing, reaching (overhead, extensive/repetitive), repetitive motion and stooping. The mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning, problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly, keyboarding, reading and logical thinking. The environment's pace can vary from steady to a sometimes fast pace requiring handling of multiple priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer interactions, and the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a sometimes noisy environment. There may be the need to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to disease, illness and hazardous materials.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
BENEFITSWorking for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/index.asp.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.