Diagnostic Radiologist

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Wichita, Kansas
Posted
Sep 14, 2020
Closes
Sep 14, 2021
Ref
2054956
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Responsibilities
The Robert J Dole (Wichita) VA Medical Center isseeking afull-time board certified or board eligible Diagnostic Radiologist.The incumbent will carry an appropriate clinical workload, take part in continuing medical education (as defined by licensure), and will be involved with quality assurance and performance improvement activities. Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Clinical: Provide general radiological patient care to our veteran patients. This would primarily include plain radiography, CT, MRI, fluoroscopy, and ultrasound in inpatient and outpatient settings. Interpretation of PET/CT and/or performance of minor imaging guided procedures is required. Engage in direct patient contact or performs tasks defined by statute or recognized custom of medical practice within the bounds of state law as defined by the board of professional licensure. Teleradiology currently provides after-hours coverage.

Teaching: Provide guidance to rotating Radiology Residents and Medical Students on rotation from University of Kansas, School of Medicine. Skills needed would be to lead, give direction, provide knowledge, skills and abilities in the radiology field and train other professional staff in the radiology section.

Administrative: Completes encounters/examinations in a timely manner. Attends hospital assigned committees, section meetings, and other administrative functions.

Work Schedule:Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (limited back-up call coverage required if teleradiology services are not available).
Bargaining Unit:Covered
Financial Disclosure Report:Not Required
FLSA:Exempt
Travel Required
Not requiredSupervisory status
NoPromotion Potential
15
    Requirements
    Conditions of Employment
  • U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Qualifications
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when 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. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was 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 of residency 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.
Preferred Experience:Board Certification strongly preferred.

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.

Physical Requirements:Must be able to physically and mentally perform the duties of a Diagnostic Radiologist under normal and emergent conditions. Moderate lifting (15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices); heavy carrying (15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking or standing up to 4 hours per day; repeated bending up to 1-2 hours per day; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination; near vision correctable; hear (aid permitted).Education
Note:Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here:http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

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