Physician (Radiology Diagnostic)
- Defense Health Agency (DHA)
- Ft. Campbell, KY
- Closing date
- Mar 15, 2024
- Radiology / Imaging
Physician (Radiology-Diagnostic) Fort Campbell, KY
Occupying a generous portion of the border between Kentucky and Tennessee, Fort Campbell supports the fourth largest military population in the Army (and the 7th largest in the Department of Defense). The Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), 5th Special Forces Group, and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment all call this base home. The Sabalauski Air Assault School (famed for being the "10 toughest days in the Army"), the Pathfinder Course, Rappel Master, and FRIES/SPIES Master are just a few of the other schools and qualification courses available at Fort Campbell.
A majority of Fort Campbell is located in Tennessee, but the post office that serves the base is just across the Kentucky border, giving on post residents and the installation itself the designation of being located in Kentucky. Clarksville, TN and Hopkinsville, KY are the two larger towns that serve the base. The base boasts modern facilities including a huge new commissary, parks, splash pads, a Starbucks, and updated housing.
Clarksville is growing, but keeps a mindful eye on preserving its history and "small town" feel. It's only about 40 minutes north of Nashville, and some areas between the two cities are gaining popularity for being "bedroom communities" for Nashville (ie. where you go to sleep). The low cost of living, home prices, and absence of state income tax are all perks to living in Tennessee. You get the rural, country lifestyle, but with the option of a thriving metro area just a short drive down I-24. Kentucky towns offer the same beautiful rolling hills, sprawling farms, and gracious Southern hospitality as Tennessee, but with a bit more land and a greater horse to person ratio. Into organic produce, pastured beef and forested pork? (It's a thing - we checked!) You can actually get to know your farmer or rancher, if you're so inclined! The Nashville music scene bleeds into Clarksville, influencing the caliber of music at festivals, community concerts, karaoke bars, and even church ensembles. Austin Peay University provides an abundance of cultural, sporting, and community events. Parks, shopping, dining, wineries, breweries and entertainment options round out the fairly solid amenities that you'll find here.
The local communities are friendly, laid back, markedly blue collar and love their military! The customs and values are a perfect representation of the "Bible Belt" on which it lies, so don't make plans for a Sunday without checking if a business is open. Being central to most of the United States makes travel convenient
Working for the Department of Defense comes with an abundance of benefits and perks to include competitive compensation packages, paid-time off, medical benefits, student loan repayments, and retirement package with Thrift Savings Plan to include matching employer contributions. For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/
Serves as board certified radiologist with responsibility for the full range of cases, including the most difficult, in the radiology field. Participates in training of radiology and other clinical specialty residents, and contributes to clinical and basic research.
1. 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 patients and referring physicians 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), 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, 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 EACH. Attends Department or Hospital Board committee meetings as Tumor Board. Investigates new procedures and diagnostic techniques in radiology to improve or modify diagnostic capabilities.
2. Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Provides technical oversight. Develops performance plans and rates employees. Interviews candidates for subordinate positions; recommends hiring, promotion, or reassignments. Takes disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands. Identifies developmental and training needs of employees; provides and/or arranges for needed development and training.
Performs other duties as assigned.
US Citizenship required
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).
Candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
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- Deliver leading-edge healthcare to our warriors and military families to optimize outcomes.
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There are a lot of reasons you became a physician, but none of them included inﬂexible work schedules, burdensome administrative tasks, and dealing with insurance companies. By offering you exceptional employment beneﬁts as well as the opportunity to practice at locations across the U.S. and around the world, DHA delivers you the work-life balance you have always been missing.
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Practice your specialty and experience the unique career opportunities and beneﬁts that can be found at the DHA.
The civilian physicians of the Defense Health Agency meet the healthcare needs of active duty and retired military personnel, and their families, at treatment facilities across the U.S. and around the world.
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With job openings at more than 250 military medical facilities all across the U.S. and around the world, DHA offers you the chance to practice where you want.
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“As a civilian serving in the DHA, I get what I was missing most in my old practice. I was tired of the punishing work schedule and dealing with insurance and all the stress it brings. Now, I still practice alongside great physicians in a state-of-the-art facility, but in an environment that allows me to have a life outside the practice.
Best of all, even though I'm a civilian, I receive excellent federal beneﬁts.”
Dr. Frank R
Evans Army Community Hospital
Fort Carson, CO.
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