The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) is recruiting for an energetic physician to function as a General Radiologist.
Duties include all aspects of interpretation of imaging procedures and the performance of fluoroscopy.
The Candidate must demonstrate ability in the utilization of PACS and voice recognition system.
Support/participation in imaging review committees is required.
Participation in peer reviews is mandatory.
Duties consist of interpretation of all diagnostic imaging procedures to include general radiology, CT, MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, and nuclear medicine.
Other duties include review of imaging requests for appropriateness and provision of expert opinion on the level and appropriateness of care for patients requiring imaging services.
THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and/or the closing date, whichever event occurs first; consequently, the position may be filled before the posted closing date.
Incomplete application packages will not receive consideration.
First review will take place after 15 days of this posting.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; Administrative Hours Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.
Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Able to perform myelograms, arthrograms, and CT guided and/or ultrasound guided and/or fluoroscopy guided biopsies and provides expert consultative services to providers regarding the appropriateness of such procedures.
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: Moderate-light lifting (0-44 lbs), Light carrying (under 15 lbs), Pushing (1 hour), Reaching above shoulder, Use of fingers, Walking (8 hours), Standing (2 hours), Kneeling (.5 hours), Repeated bending (5 hours), Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors, Ability to distinguish shades of color, Hearing (aid permitted), Emotional/Mental stability.