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Interventional Radiologist Physician job with Veterans Health Administration in Loma Linda, CA

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Loma Linda, California
Closing date
Oct 19, 2024

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Specialty
Radiology / Imaging
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Interventional Radiologist Physician position open in beautiful Loma Linda, CA!!

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VALLHCS) is actively recruiting to fill a Board-Certified Interventional Radiologist to help care for our Veterans – American’s Heroes!

Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment within the Department of Radiology at Loma Linda University, & be involved with education & teaching of medical students, residents & other providers. This exciting job opportunity awaits you in our, state of-the-art VA facility in the city!  Loma Linda VAMC is among the VA Medical Centers in the Western U.S. and has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation.

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is part of the Desert Pacific Healthcare Network. The Healthcare System consists of the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial VA Medical Center and 7 community clinics located in Blythe, Corona, Palm Desert, Redlands, Rancho Cucamonga, Murrieta and Victorville, and a newly opened 340,000 square foot Ambulatory Care Center in

Redlands CA. Opened in 1977, the Medical Center is named in memory of Congressman Jerry L. Pettis, who worked diligently to locate the facility in Loma Linda. It is one of the top 25 employers in the Inland Empire; with over 2,460 employees and 1,367 volunteers that serve over 76,000 Veterans who entrust their health care needs to the VA. The Medical Center, located on 34 acres, and approximately 0.7 miles from Loma Linda School of Medicine, its affiliate, and Loma Linda University Medical Center, provides a wide variety of services through inpatient, outpatient and home care programs, with major bed services in Medicine,

Surgery and Behavioral Medicine. The facility has 162 acute care beds and a 108 bed Community Living Center. Postgraduate medical and dental education programs are conducted with the Loma Linda University. In addition, the Medical Center is also affiliated with 77 other educational institutions and provides training for a variety of allied health specialists.

Scope of Practice:

Provide attending physician services to inpatient and outpatient Clinics.

Perform interventional procedures including ultrasound (US), CT and fluoroscopic guided lumbar puncture, biopsy or drainage in the neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis and in the musculoskeletal system.

Perform invasive and non-invasive procedures within the approved scope of practice at the Loma Linda  VA Medical Center.

Supervise and teach fellows, residents and medical students who are rotating on the Radiology Service.

Develop a research program in a relevant area of Interventional Radiology that will provide bene t to Veterans’ healthcare needs.

Experience:

The candidate should be board-certified in Radiology and Board Certified/Eligible for Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Interventional Radiology.

Being versed in the performance and interpretation of magnetic resonance angiography and CT angiography of the great vessels and peripheral vasculature is a must.

The candidate will be expected to obtain a university academic appointment and his or her research productivity will be commensurate with requirements to maintain and advance in the University clinical or research.

Tour of duty: Monday–Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, no on-call or weekends, Alternative work schedule may be available, to include part-time appointments. Salary: $335,000- $350,000

Candidates must: 1) be a US citizen or PRA (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with [38 U.S.C. § 7407(a)]; 2) possess a current, full, unrestricted medical license in any state, 3) board eligible/certified in Interventional Radiology, and 4) verify COVID and Flu vaccination. Preferred experience: Best qualified candidates will be Board certified in Interventional Radiology.

Spectacular Loma Linda, (Spanish for Beautiful Hill) CA is nestled in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains. Big Bear Mountain, which has an elevation of 8,805 feet, overlooks the city of Loma Linda. To the north of the city is San Bernardino, to the east is Redlands, to the west is Colton, and to the south is Riverside. Loma Linda is in the southern San

Bernardino Valley. A little known fact is that residents in Loma Linda have one of the highest rates of longevity in the United States. If you love to be outdoors, this is the place for you!

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