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. **VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards** Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): A recruitment or relocation incentive may be available for highly qualified applicants. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): PCS may be available for highly qualified applicants. Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): 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. EDRP Authorized: Contact Stacy Hermann at Stacy.Hermann@va.gov or Taia Henderson at Taia.Henderson@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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 Market Background: Southern Oregon is a hidden paradise cast among many quaint, small towns set against the beautiful Pacific Northwest. The average commute is less than 25 minutes and traffic jams/gridlock are unheard of. The area is known for its scenic beauty and ample outdoor recreational activities like camping. hiking, biking rafting and seasonal outdoor markets. Day trips to Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Caves National Monument and coastal towns along the Pacific Ocean shoreline offer views of the famous Redwood National and State Parks of northern California. The climate is generally mild and sunny, with average high temperatures around 45 in the winter and 90 in the summer. Position Summary: The physician will serve as clinical diagnostic radiologist and Chief of Radiology Service. Incumbent will provide interpretive and patient care services within the scope of general radiology and will have responsibilities in other areas such as education, administration and committee service. The physician is responsible for all aspects of Radiology Services throughout the VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics (SORCC). He/she must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide all general diagnostic imaging services. He/she must possess sufficient computer skills necessary to work with advanced electronic medical records, PACS and Powerscribe voice recognition systems. General computer skills to a high extent of proficiency is suggested, and strongly preferred. He/she will be responsible for establishing, documenting and maintaining standard procedures related to Imaging, for the facility (through Medical Center Memoranda [MCMs]) and for the Radiology Service (through Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs]. He/she will be responsible for establishing and applying imaging protocols, reviewing imaging requests, utilization management, ensuring appropriate patient preparations and medication are ordered, technical oversight and feedback for the technologists performing the examinations, overall safety of imaging patients including oversight of contrast administration and response to adverse patient reactions. Must also be dedicated to patient radiation dose reduction programs, including those currently in effect and as prescribed by VHA in the future. The physician will also serve as Radiation Safety Officer for the VA SORCC. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm;
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