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Section Chief South Texas VA Nuclear Medicine

Department of Veterans Affairs
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
Jun 7, 2025

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Radiology / Imaging
Full Time
Position Type
Do you have a passion for Nuclear Medicine and leading a team? The South Texas VA Health Care System (STVHCS) is seeking a motivated and experienced physician to serve as the Chief of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT.
In this leadership role, you'll wear two hats:
  • Clinical Expertise: You'll interpret studies, provide patient care, and ensure high-quality diagnostic services.
  • Leadership: You'll oversee all aspects of Nuclear Medicine at STVHCS, including staff supervision, budgeting, and ensuring compliance with safety regulations.
Here's what you'll get to do:
  • Lead the Nuclear Medicine Section: You'll supervise physicians and technologists, ensuring a smooth-running department.
  • Provide Top-Notch Patient Care: Your expertise in Nuclear Medicine will be essential for accurate diagnoses and treatment plans for our veterans.
  • Promote Safety and Quality: You'll be responsible for maintaining a safe radiation environment and ensuring we meet all quality standards.
  • Stay at the Forefront: You'll have input on equipment and technology to keep our department modern and efficient.
  • Contribute to Education: You'll play a role in training medical students, residents, and technologists.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including:
  • Paid time off: 50-55 days 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)
  • Health insurance: Comprehensive health insurance plan with options for medical, vision, and dental coverage (many plans can be continued into retirement)
  • Retirement: Traditional federal pension with 5 year vesting and federal 401k with up to 5% contributions by VA
  • Life insurance: Various life insurance options for additional financial security
  • Free malpractice coverage
  • CME reimbursement: Up to $1,000 per year for continuing medical education (for full-time, board-certified physicians)
  • Competitive salary and annual performance bonus
To qualify, you'll need:
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or equivalent degree
  • Current, full and unrestricted medical license in the U.S.
  • Residency training in Nuclear Medicine (preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a staff radiologist (preferred)
  • Leadership experience (preferred)
Ready to make a difference for our veterans? Apply today!
This is a great opportunity for a physician who wants to combine their clinical expertise with leadership skills. Join our team and make a real impact!

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