Major Duties: The Chief of the Diagnostic Imaging Service will participate in both the full practice of diagnostic imaging and in the leadership of a large, tertiary care facility. The spectrum of care is comprehensive and includes Interventional Radiology, CT/MRI, Breast Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, as well as service to the Intensive Care Units and Emergency Department. The incumbent is expected to actively participate in clinical activity. Prior VA supervisory experience is preferred as is an excellent knowledge of the VA's CPRS and radiology package.
Diagnostic Imaging Service serves as an important site for graduate medical education and research. Staff support is of high quality and equipment is state-of-the-art.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There is currently no call requirement (subject to change).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
1.U. S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance withDepartment of Veterans Affairspolicy.
2.Have a degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting for a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
3. Must possess and maintain 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.
4. Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
5. Physical requirements outlined below.
6.Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Board certification in diagnostic radiology
- Experience in an institution affiliated with an accredited radiology program and radiology fellowships
- Experience teaching and supervising radiology residents and fellows at a teaching Medical Center
- A working knowledge of CPRS (or similar system), and radiology informatics systems
- Established performance measures related to the practice of diagnostic imaging
- Demonstrated leadership in performance improvement and patient safety projects
- History of scholarship and publications, including ability to mentor VA radiology researchers
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
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 G2, Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Pleasefollowall instructionslisted under "How to Apply" section to ensure a complete application package.
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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 applicationchecklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: A pre-placement physical examination will be completed prior to appointment to determine the physical and mental fitness of candidates. The examination will be concerned with the mental and physical ability of teh applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies. Applicants must have the mental and physical ability to perform core privileges required by the specialty position in addition to any specialty privileges requested.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other Veterans Document
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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
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.
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. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1961033
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.