Physician (Interventional Radiologist and Neuroradiologist)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Internal Number: 638646900
The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Physician (Interventional Radiologist and Neuroradiologist). The Physician (Interventional Radiologist and Neuroradiologist) will function in Radiology Service. 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. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR[(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR(3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. Successful completion of Fellowships in Vascular Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Neuroradiology, and Interventional Neuroradiology recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The radiology department at the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System (Cleveland VA Medical Center) is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The university has a large radiology residency and interventional radiology fellowship program. The residents and fellows will be trained at the hospital as this entitles an academic appointment. Case Western Reserve University provides the academic appointment as per the qualifications specified by the American College of Radiology and university by law. Postgraduate work experience of at least five years in interventional radiology, neuroradiology as the variety and spectrum of cases are complex. Conscious sedation policy requires BLS and ACLS certification. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. Physical Requirements: The Physical Requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies. ["The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a full-time physician (Interventional Radiologist and Neuroradiologist). The Interventional Radiologist (IR) and Neuroradiologist will function in the Radiology Service. The Interventional Radiologist and Neuroradiologist duties include: Performing and interpreting general and neurological diagnostic procedures, angiographic and non-angiographic interventional procedures. Including both Body-IR and Neuro-IR procedures. Interpreting computed tomography angiography (CTA) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) for assessment of vascular disease and surgical planning. Performing monthly lectures and case reviews for residents. Directing and supervising the work of the residents in the angiography suite. Participating in the Spine and Pain Management Board meetings, Tumor Boards, Liver rounds, Morbidity and Mortality conferences. Attaining proficiency in use of the state-of-the-art equipment, Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) and voice recognition system. Performing diagnostic angiograms, angioplasties, stent placements including carotid artery stenting and other interventional therapeutic procedures Performing and implementing oncologic therapies for solid tumors, hepatobiliary and genitourinary procedures such as TIPS, nephrostomy, NU stents, double J stents, biliary biopsies and drainage, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with on call duties as required (evenings and weekends) as determined by Chief of Radiology. The total number of body IR angiographers to take call will be three. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increasesEducation and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)\nEDRP: 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.\nPaid 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)\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory\nCME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement\nMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided\nContract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure"]
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