Company: US Department of Veteran Affairs
Posted on: September 13, 2018
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; Administrative hours
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician; Radiologist/ 000000
Recruitment and Retention Incentives are not authorized at this time.
The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) is recruiting for an energetic physician to function as an Interventional Radiologist at the Biloxi VA Medical Center. Duties include all aspects of interpretation of imaging procedures and the performance of fluoroscopy and interventional procedures. 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 include vascular and nonvascular invasive procedures (biopsies, myelograms, arthrograms), 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.
- 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.
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.None
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):
VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
Keywords: US Department of Veteran Affairs, Biloxi , Interventional Radiologist, Healthcare , Biloxi, Mississippi
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