The Minneapolis VA Health Care System seeks a full-time Staff Radiologist to provide a full range of Diagnostic Radiology services to our Veterans. The right Physician 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 eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. The staff radiologist will be responsible for providing interpretation and submission of radiology reports as required by the VA, for both the outpatient and inpatient settings at the MVAHCS. He/she is to ensure the quality and timeliness of the services provided, customer satisfaction, as well as compliance with the standards of accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and the Inspector General's Combined Assessment Program. He/she is to ensure appropriate use of the available resources and will be responsible for the state-of-the-art standards of care in Imaging Service and will collaborate with other services as appropriate. - Provide professional (physician) guidance for all necessary imaging services for which he/she is privileged. Approximately 135,000 examinations are performed annually, including Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasound (general and vascular), Plain Film and Fluoroscopy, Bone Density, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography, Nuclear Medicine and IR exams. - Incumbent shall provide STAT, Urgent, and Routine radiology services to all VA patients referred by the VA regardless of diagnosis, race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation and place of residence. - Incumbent shall provide all necessary consultative imaging services, including pre procedural evaluations, informed consent, assessment, documentation of findings and follow-up notes. Must be available for consultation to Medical Center physicians for all cases performed. DUTIES: Interpret general radiology examinations (plain film) Perform fluoroscopic examinations (contrast and non-contrast) with the assistance of a licensed technologist Perform some IR procedures as privileged Interpret CT examinations of the head, neck, body and extremities Interpret general and some selected ultrasound examinations Participates in Quality Management activities such as film quality review, clerical checks, peer review and other activities as required Other duties as assigned by the Chief VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive authorized. Amount to be determined. 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, 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30pm
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.