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Southern California VA Clinic Seeks Full-time and Part-time Diagnostic Radiologists

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Loma Linda, California
Closing date
Mar 6, 2025

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Specialty
Radiology / Imaging
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Loma Linda VA has an opening for an energetic, driven, and compassionate Physician in healthcare to serve as a Diagnostic Radiologist.

Facility Details: VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VALLHCS) is actively recruiting to fill a Board-Certified Diagnostic Radiologist to help care for our Veterans America 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.

Position Details:

Oversight of quality and safety:

  • Prescribe exam protocols and modify as needed for specific clinical indications.
  • Provide oversight of technical image quality with feedback to technologists.
  • Provide clinical oversight of medication administration, including contrast, preps and other medications relevant to the Imaging Services.
  • Participate in various aspects of quality assurance such as peer review, protocol review, appropriateness criteria and performance improvement.

Image Interpretation and Consultation:

  • Interpret imaging exams including relevant exam comparison and correlation with clinical information in CPRS. Generate reports that contain pertinent findings and measurements, a description of normal and abnormal structures, discussion of differential diagnoses, recommendations, and impression.
  • Support patient care services with reports timely to the care being delivered with the method of communication appropriate to the level of clinical importance or acuity.
  • Consult with providers on various aspects of imaging such as exam selection, review of results and other support functions.
  • Participate in clinical conferences such as Tumor Board and others as needed.

Patient Care:

  • Interact with patients to obtain relevant clinical history and physical exam findings within the scope of radiology practice, provide education to patients and support, obtain informed consent, issue disclosures when appropriate, document in CPRS, enter orders in CPRS, and other aspects of physician practice.
  • Participate in the coordination of patient care.
  • Contact clinical providers as relevant to assure effective patient care, discuss evaluation, management, follow-up, and other aspects of coordinated patient-centered care.
  • Make timely and definitive notification of time-sensitive results and/or results that have major clinical significance.
  • Integrate resources to provide current, optimal care, consult colleagues, research literature, maintain continuing education and other sources of current practice.

Medical Staff Functions:

  • Participate in Imaging and general medical staff meetings, committee assignments, compliance, and other components of an organized medical staff.

Education:

  • Support academic affiliations in technologist, radiologic assistant, medical student, resident, and other teaching programs that involve the Imaging Service.
  • Provide clinical experience, cognitive development, and other aspects of effective teaching.

Salary: $330,000 - $360,000 per year

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

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