This position is located in the Radiology Department, Directorate of Clinical Support Services at Naval Medical Center, Camp Lejeune (NMCCL).
The incumbent will primarily serve as Interventional Radiologist with additional Diagnostic Radiology duties, to include, Interpretation of radiographs, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography (CT), ultrasound (US), Nuclear Medicine, and fluoroscopy. Works under limited supervision of the Medical Director and/or Department Head, Department of Radiology, and/or Director of Clinical Support Services, Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune (NMCCL) who enforces and sets objectives. Incumbent performs assigned work with considerable independence in accordance with hospital regulations, policies, and procedures. Incumbent exercises independent judgment in the medical treatment and management of patients (inpatient/outpatient) encountering the full range of conditions in radiology, with particular expertise in Interventional Radiology and advanced general diagnostic radiology procedures. Provides assistance to house staff and physician assistant students and other providers. The quality of professional and administrative work will be evaluated utilizing guidelines from the American Board of Radiology, quality assurance principles, policies, and regulations as mandated by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals and American College of Radiology and by other applicable regulatory bodies and agencies.
As a Physician Radiology-Interventionalist you will:
Serves as board-certified expert in the delivery of Radiology care to all ages of active-duty personnel, their dependents, eligible Navy Civilian employees and other eligible beneficiaries.
Provides the full scope of Interventional Radiology and advanced diagnostic radiology services, including the most difficult and complex in nature, for the Department of Radiology, NMCCL. Duties include the full range of Diagnostic Radiology, including but not limited to Plain Film Radiography, Computed Radiography (CR), Fluoroscopy, Neuroradiology, Ultrasonography (US), Mammography, Angiography, Arthrography, Interventional Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA), and Computerized Tomography (CT), in accordance with established principles, practices and ethics of both the medical profession and the American College of Radiology. Incumbent provides expertise and consultation in the subspecialty field of Radiology at NMCCL as needed, in support of the outlying primary care medical clinics. Support for the outlying primary care medical clinics is performed utilizing the PACS system, military electronic health system, or Teleradiology reading services. Exercises independent judgment in the treatment and management of patients with the full range of conditions encountered in radiology and provides assistance to house staff and medical trainees. Provides training to educate radiology technologists and students.
Interventional Radiology also requires a fellowship year of training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology training at a GME approved institution. Interventional Radiology certification by the American Board of Radiology to be obtained within 3 years of fellowship training.
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 radiography including fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Interventional, IVP's, Angiography, Computerized Tomography, and Pediatric Radiology.
Makes appropriate computer entries in the electronic medical records, Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS) Genesis, and radiology PACS to document patient diagnoses, evaluation and management CPT codes, CPT codes for procedures performed, and the patient's disposition.
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.
Admits patients to the interventional service as appropriate. Provides inpatient follow up to include chart review, progress notes and discharge as needed. Obtains history for general radiographic diagnoses, carrying out appropriate physical examination, obtaining indicated laboratory tests results, and assessing severity of illness. Provides full formal counseling with patients (inpatient and outpatient), thoroughly documenting all aspects of the encounter in the medical treatment record. Provides follow-up as indicated. Contacts patients and referring clinicians to provide results of examinations and consultations when appropriate. Oversees the radiographic examination, ensuring the correct radiographic procedures are conducted, relating the symptom(s) to the pain and illness of the patient.
US Citizenship Required
Must have a Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must have provided education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
Applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.