This position is located at Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, GA.
Fort Benning is located in the "Tri-Community" comprised of Columbus, GA; Ft. Benning, GA; and Phenix City, AL. Columbus (Georgia's second-largest city) is home to the 15-mile trail known as the Chattahoochee RiverWalk. The RiverWalk provides an excellent facility to bike, in-line skate, jog, or just take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the scenery. Columbus offers a variety of attractions such as the State Theatre of Georgia, the historic Springer Opera House; the RiverCenter, a performance site for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra as well as companies for national Broadway show tours, comedians and entertainers; the National Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus; the National Infantry Museum, which displays a large collection of military art and artifacts; the Columbus Museum, one of the largest state-of-the-art facilities in the Southeast; and the beautiful Historic District - circa 1850-1870. The stunning Florida gulf shores and Blue Ridge Mountains are only a few hours' drive.
As a Physician Radiologist you will:
Obtains history for general radiographic diagnoses, carrying out appropriate physical examination if necessary, obtaining indicated laboratory test results, and assessing severity of illness. Provides full formal counseling with patients if necessary, thoroughly documenting all aspects of the encounter in the Medical Treatment Record. Contacts referring physicians, and patients as necessary, to provide results of studies and tests. Utilizes specialty-unique imaging technology in the diagnostic evaluation of patients with complex problems using special procedures as Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography, Nuclear Medicine (NM) and Ultrasound (US). Oversees the radiographic examination, ensuring the correct radiographic procedures are conducted. Evaluates and interprets radiographs within the Department of Radiology in accordance with established principles, practices and ethics of both the medical profession and the American College of Radiology. Determines if cases should be referred to other specialists for review. Performs fluoroscopic and special radiographic procedures to include but not limited to plain film radiology including Fluoroscopy, Mammography, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Interventional, IVP's, Angiography, Computerized Tomography, Nuclear Medicine, Chest, and Pediatric Radiology. Interprets radiographic results and prepares reports on various forms of diagnostic procedures. Consults with other staff radiologists and physicians, as required. Has patient responsibility within the Department during the time patients are present for examination, including overall supervision of critically ill patients and provision of emergency treatment and resuscitation measures when necessary. Accomplishes special quality assurance studies and peer reviews. Provides advice, professional consultation/opinions and written technical studies and professional reviews in support of the various boards and committees within BMACH. Attends Department or Hospital Board committee meetings. Investigates new procedures and diagnostic techniques in radiology to improve or modify diagnostic capabilities.
US Citizenship Required
The position require a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy Degree and a current license to practice in the state or territory of the US
Board Certification by the American Board of Radiology
Meet Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) requirements for interpretation of mammographic images.