Physician (Radiology-Diagnostic) Fort Belvoir, VA
Fort Belvoir is home to the United States INSCOM and ARCYBER and elements of ten other Army major commands; nineteen different agencies and direct reporting units of the Department of Army; eight elements of the U.S. Army Reserve and the Army National Guard; and twenty-six Department of Defense agencies. Also located here are the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), the U.S. Army Prime Power School, a Marine Corps detachment, a U.S. Air Force activity, U.S. Army Audit Agency, and an agency from the Department of the Treasury.
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Department of Defense mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Department of Defense . 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/
WHO MAY APPLY: US Citizens
The primary purpose of position is to provide a Physician who is board certified or board eligible in Diagnostic Radiology to supervise, conduct and interpret a wide variety of imaging studies and provide consultative services to other clinicians.
1. Responsible for supervising, conducting and interpreting a wide range of diagnostic imaging studies, which includes but is not limited to fluoroscopic and diagnostic plain film radiography, linear tomography, upper gastrointestinal series, barium swallows, barium enemas, ultra- sonography and mammography in accordance with established principles, practices and ethics of both the medical profession and the American College of Radiology. Administers contrast agents as required for the above examinations. Obtains history for general radiographic diagnoses, carrying out appropriate physical examination, obtaining indicated laboratory test results, and assessing severity of illness. Provides full formal counseling with patients, thoroughly documenting all aspects of the encounter in the Medical Treatment Record. Provides follow-up as indicated. Utilizes specialty-unique imaging technology in the diagnostic evaluation of patients with complex problems (multi-organ system dysfunction or failure) using special procedures. Responsible for the timely interpretation and dictation of interpretations, and for the prompt notification of abnormal results to referring health care providers as appropriate. Exercises independent judgment in the medical evaluation and management of patients of all ages, from the neonatal period through geriatrics.
2. Serves as consultant to clinicians regarding the diagnostic imaging required for patient care. Instructs and supervises radiology technologists in diagnostic radiology procedures. Instructs clinicians in radiographic interpretation and practices as required.
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.