Physician (Diagnostic Radiologist) - Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Conroe, Texas
Internal Number: 618991500
Our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. The Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic is currently recruiting for a full-time Board Certified or Board Eligible Diagnostic Radiologist with fellowship training in Body Imaging, MRI or Cardiothoracic Imaging. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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 Duties include, but are not limited to: Oversight of quality and safety to include: -Review exam requests for appropriateness -Prescribe exam protocols and modify as needed -Oversight of technical image quality, providing feedback to technologists -Clinical oversight of medication administration -Serve as resource for radiation and MRI safety. -Serve as resource for infection control practices. -Participate in quality assurance such as peer review, protocol review, appropriateness criteria and performance improvement Image Interpretation and Consultation to include: -Interpret imaging exams including exam comparison and correlation with clinical information -Generate reports containing findings and measurements, descriptions 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 Patient Care to include: -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, 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. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with on call rotations. Rotations are shared between radiologists to include weekends and weeknights as assigned by the Radiology Service Chief. Tour of duty may be modified by Radiology Service Chief per department needs.
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.