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    WJB Dorn VA Medical Center is seeking to fill an Interventional Radiologist position.
    The duties include but are not limited to: providing interpretive and patient care services within the scope of general/interventional radiology and will have responsibilities in other areas such as education and committee service. Also providing direct patient care in a hospital setting to adults with acute and chronic medical conditions and you will serve as a consultant to other physicians.






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    Responsibilities

    Other duties include:

    • performing vascular and non-vascular interventions, including interventional oncology (TACE, Y90, RFA, biopsies), peripheral vascular disease (thrombolysis, PTA, stenting), pain management (facet injections, kyphoplsty,), and chronic liver disease (TIPS);
    • performing a full range of radiographic procedures/studies as authorized by delineated clinical privileges including, but not limited to, conventional x-rays, ultrasound, MRI, and CT;
    • performing fluoroscopic procedures/special procedures according to established protocols;
    • timely interpretation and communication of imaging results (including entry into digital medical record and verbal notification of critical findings);
    • providing consultation services, comparative reports, and participating in clinical conferences/committees as requested by referring physicians;
    • providing for the overall safety of imaging patients, including oversight of contrast administration and response to adverse patient reactions;
    • participating in quality control/quality management (including department and hospital level peer reviews)· reviews IR consults including utilization management, ensuring appropriate pre- and post-procedural workups, and technical oversight for technologists;
    • · provides oversight for overall safety of patients including establishing protocols, contrast administration and response to adverse patient reactions, timely interpretation and communication of imaging results, and notifications of critical findings;
    • · participates in additional research and administrative duties as assigned by the Imaging Service Chief;
    • · performs myelograms, arthrograms Lumbar Punctures, and CT guided and/or ultrasound guided and/or fluoroscopy guided biopsies;
    • · provides on call coverage for emergency General and/or Interventional Radiology procedures as assigned;
    • · provides oversight of inventory management in Interventional Radiology.
    • General Radiology coverage when time permits during the day and on call

    Applications received by June 5, 2018 will receive first consideration. If a selection is not made, applicants will be considered as received.

    Work Schedule: An 8 hour tour between the hours of 0600 and 1800, primarily Monday-Friday. Some occasions may require work outside of this core schedule as this is a 24/7 hospital facility. Physician will rotate on General and/or Interventional Radiology Call. Subject to change based on agency needs.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500269400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.