Physician/Radiologist-Program Manager for Breast Imaging
BC/BE Radiologist with MQSA certification will serve as the Program Manager for a new Breast Imaging service. Skill set must include 3D mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI and breast interventional procedures including stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound-guided biopsy and MRI-guided biopsy. This position also requires interpretative skills in one or more of the following modalities: general radiography, general ultrasound, computerized tomography and/or general MRI. Call responsibilities will be confined to telephonic consultations and emergency back-up to the after-hours teleradiology service. This represents an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking physician to join a department undergoing truly transformative changes. The physician should possess a good working knowledge of voice recognition and picture archiving communication system (PACS). Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is preferred.
A formal pay-setting process is used to determine salary. The salary range is listed for this vacancy announcement. Education, experience, board certification and length of practice are considered to determine annual salary.
Salary:Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
Work Schedule:Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report:Not requiredTravel Required
Not requiredSupervisory status
- Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
- 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
Conditions of Employment
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.
- 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.
Board certified in Radiology.
Preferable experience in Breast Imaging, Clinical Oversite, Mammography, Biopsy Procedures. Preferer knowledge of most updated equipment.
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.
Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours);standing (7 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (4 hours); both legs required; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far-vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability required.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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