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 120,000 examinations per year and has 11 full and 5 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 CTguidedMicrowave/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 EnergyCT scanner. We also have ADW, Vitrea, TeraRecon and Dynacad workstations. Ultrasound equipment and PET-CT16are 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
U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed onlywhen 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.
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.
If prior military service, include all copies of your Member 4 DD 214 Form(s) and/or VA Disability Service Connected documentation. If you need to request a copy of your Member 4 DD 214, please access http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/index.html. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf). Veterans eligibility documentation such as DD-214 or equivalent, SF-15 and VA Letters, as appropriate.
Current and prior Federal employees are required to submit most recent SF-50 & the SF-50 that shows specialized experience related to the advertised position.Current employees can retrieve their documents from their eOPF or Human Resources Office. Prior employees can retrieve their documents by accessing http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/.
Copies of all current and unexpired licenses and specialty board certifications.
Please use this checklistto make sure 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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
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.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Saturday, September 30, 2017 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
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