Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1903693
FIRST CUTOFF TO REFER APPLICATIONS IS 5/1/17, THEN MONTHLY.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Responsible for mentoring radiology residents or fellows rotating through Imaging Service, monitoring their progress and assessing their appropriate core competencies or school objectives, for providing expert professional and consultation services in Radiology.  Guides referring clinicians in the associated complexities and proper uses of radiology diagnosis and therapeutic interventions, for reporting all studies performed within the service in a timely manner.  Contacts the responsible clinicians on all potentially significant findings and for implementing all appropriate quality assurance/improvement measures on an on-going basis.

 

Duties

This is a 100% Interventional Radiology position with the following duties:

·         Performs inpatient and outpatient vascular and interventional radiology procedures. Interprets pre and post EVAR CT studies, CT abdominal aortic and run-off studies routinely and is primary department consultant on imaging studies of arterial and venous circulation.

·         Practice will include a wide range of Vascular and Interventional Radiology work, with the gamut including injections, biopsies, myelograms, drains, diagnostic CTA interpretations, chemoembolization procedures, angioplasty and vascular stenting including EVAR procedures and TIPPS. Y-90 experience a plus.

·         Performs Interventional procedures to include but not limited to: drainages, vertebroplasy, pain management , biopsies and tube placements under CT guidance,  Ultrasound guidance or fluoroscopy guidance.

·         Administrative activities such as peer review and other activities as required. In charge of ongoing performance review and accounts payable of services performed by contract interventionalists.

·         Provides radiology support for boards and committees as required.

Clinical duties:

·         Diagnose and may treat diseases of the human body, using all available imaging modalities.

·         Examine internal structures and functions of organ systems, making diagnosis after correlation of imaging findings with other examinations and tests.

·         Treats benign and malignant internal and external pathologies by utilization of interventional devices that require the routine administration of radiopaque substances by injection, orally, or rectally to render pathologies of internal structures and organs visible by imaging modalities.

·         Complete fulfillment of clinical duties also includes timely reporting of findings, verbal discussions with referring clinicians regarding patient findings, and final verification of proofread dictations.

Academic duties:

·         Educate both residents and fellows while performing the above duties in an apprentice type learning environment.

·         Provides both didactic and case-centric lectures at regular intervals.

·         Participate in academic fulfillment missions such as the publishing of peer reviewed publications, case reports, and/or pursue grant submissions.

Work Schedule: 40 hour work week Monday - Friday with the exception of holidays.  Tour of duty is within the hours of 0630 - 1800 depending on the needs of the organization.

Candidate must be willing to work weekends, irregular work hours and extended hours.  The candidate must be willing to be placed, detailed or temporarily assigned to other related services and/or locations, if necessary.

Functional Statement Title/#: Radiologist

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No