- Interprets General Radiology examinations (plain film and DEXA) as provided.
- Performs fluoroscopic examinations (contrast and non-contrast) with the assistance of a licensed Technologist. Assists providers in performance of specialized examinations when requested.
- Interprets CT and MRI examinations of the head, neck body, spine, and some extremities.
- Interprets Ultrasound examinations of the internal organs, thyroid, scrotum, etc.
- Interprets vascular ultrasound studies, including carotid duplex exams, extremity venous exams for DVT, etc.
- Interprets Nuclear Medicine studies such as Bone Scan, HIDA, MUGA, Thyroid, Nuclear Cardiology etc.
- Performs Interventional procedures under CT guidance, Ultrasound guidance or fluoroscopy guidance, including image guided biopsies, arthrography, and therapeutic joint injections.
- Participates in Quality Management activities such as image quality, clerical checks, peer review, Tumor Board and other activities as required.
- May be asked from time to time to review imaging policy and procedures and recommend updates or changes to the Chief of Radiology for implementation and support the coordination of the services daily functioning as needed.
Work Schedule:permanent, full-time days,8:00am-4:30pm
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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.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of studywas 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 ofresidency 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.
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.
- MRI Fellowship Preferred
Special Training Requirements:
- ACR Certification
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Light to moderate lifting and carrying, up to 44 pounds; straight pulling; pushing; reaching at and above shoulders; use of both hands and fingers required; walking and/or standing (2-4 hours); sitting (4-6 hours); crawling, kneeling; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously.
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.
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(VA Form 10-2850) *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *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.
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.