Radiation Oncologist Position Available in Chicago, IL

Department of Veterans Affairs
Hines, Illinois
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Full Time
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The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking a full-time Radiation Oncologist in Chicago, IL, (Hines VA Medical Center)

The Hines VA Medical Center Hines is the only VA Hospital in IL to provide radiation oncology services. In addition to our 471-bed hospital, Hines is the tertiary care referral center for IL, WI and parts of IN and MI. Specialized clinical programs include Blind Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Neurosurgery, Transplant Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery as well as Radiation Therapy.

You will work in coordination with hematology/oncology and surgical subspecialties to ensure that Veterans with malignancies are appropriately managed. See new consults, follow-up patients, and weekly clinic patient treatments.

Responsible for devising the treatment plan, contouring both tumor and normal structure targets and evaluating the overall clinical suitability of a radiation treatment plan. Participate in weekly tumor board conferences.

Protected research time. We have a strong partnership with Loyola and you will be eligible for a faculty appointment. Medical students and resident physicians rotate through Hines as part of their training. Researchers from Loyola and Hines collaborate closely on many federally funded studies. Applicants must be board certified or board eligible.

Strong Medical Physicist staffing on site!

Sign on bonus is available!

Assistance with payment of med school loans up to $200K!

Living in the Hines Chicago are offers residents easy access to the many amenities and attractions of Chicago, while still enjoying the beauty and tranquility of suburban living. There are plenty of parks, restaurants, and shopping centers nearby, making it a great place to settle down and raise a family or retire comfortably. The community is made up of friendly people who are always willing to lend a helping hand when needed. Overall, life in this small city offers its residents an enjoyable quality of life that is hard to find elsewhere.

We offer:

Competitive salary based on qualifications

Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year

Guaranteed salary increases

Licensure: 1 Full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work with the VA

CME: $1,000 per year stipend (full-time employee) & 5 days paid absence for conferences

Mon Fri schedule leave by 5PM most days; can work 4 ten-hour days!

Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided

No Physician Employment Contract

26 Days paid vacation PLUS 13 paid sick days per year & 11 paid Federal holidays

Federal Retirement Plan

Separate 401K with partial agency match

Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance

Nationwide Mobility

If interested, e-mail CV to julieann.torres@va.gov

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