This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. This is a 6-month open continuous announcement. Resumes/Questionnaires received in USA Staffing in response to this announcement will be maintained in the USA Staffing job file. Qualification determinations will be done based on the applicant's resume/questionnaire submitted for the position and a list of qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager every 2 weeks until the announcement is closed, cancelled or filled. The St Cloud VA Health Care System seeks a full-time Diagnostic-Radiology Physician to provide a full range of Diagnostic Radiology services to our Veterans. The right candidate will be board certified/eligible in Radiology. He/she is to ensure the quality and timeliness of the services provided and excelling in customer satisfaction. This position is located in our Imaging Service Line, working with Veterans throughout the facility. The Radiologist position is located at St. Cloud VA Health Care campus in our Imaging Department. In addition to the clinical practice of general diagnostic radiology, the Staff Radiologist performs other duties which includes quality assurance, performance improvement, oversight of technical quality, education of staff and trainees, committee assignments, and other activities that support clinical operations, mission, values, and goals of the VA Health Care System. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES o Review exam requests for appropriateness. o Prescribe exam protocols and modify as needed for specific clinical indications. o Provide oversight of technical image quality with feedback to technologists. o Provide clinical oversight of medication administration, including contrast, preps, and other medications relevant to the Imaging Service. o Interpret imaging exams including relevant exam comparison and correlation with clinical information in CPRS. o 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. o Interprets X-ray examinations, Ultrasound, CT, Fluoroscopy, DEXA scans and MRI exams. o Interact with patients to obtain relevant clinical history and physical exam findings within the scope of radiology practice. o Contact clinical providers as relevant to assure effective patient care, discuss evaluation, management, follow-up and other aspects of coordinated, patient-centered care. o Make timely and definitive notification of time-sensitive results and/or results that have major clinical significance.o Participate in Imaging and general medical staff meetings, committee assignments, compliance and other components of an organized medical staff. o Provide clinical experience, cognitive development, and other aspects of effective teaching. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized; amount to be determined Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position is eligible Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm (generally no call, no off tours, no holidays and no weekends)
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.