Physician (Radiologist - Night Shift)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration | Charleston, SC

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Posted Date 6/17/2020
Description The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC is currently seeking one new radiologist to join their group. Located in historic downtown Charleston, SC, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a tertiary care teaching hospital providing the highest level quality for more than 75,000 Veterans along the South Carolina and Georgia coast. For more information, visit www.charleston.va.gov.

****Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE approved for highly qualified candidate.****The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC is currently seeking one new radiologist to join their group. The position available will be full time employed positions for diagnostic imaging with a complete benefits package. Appropriate candidate will be BC/BE radiologists (fellowship training preferred) and will be responsible for reading a variety of modalities to include MRI, CT, US and plain film studies. There is no interventional coverage required and the facility does not do mammography or peds. There are no call responsibilities associated with the position. The expected annual workload is vary reasonable but will, at a minimum, meet the established VA standards for full time radiologist productivity in RVU's per year. The physician will be working alone and the ability to work independently and provide high quality interpretations across a variety of modalities is a must. Our department boasts state of the art imaging equipment in every area. In addition to our 1.5T MR our new 3T magnet is now operational and a new Phillips 128 slice CT is in place. We also have state of the art US units, digital x-ray rooms, a GE Discovery PET/CT, and a 64 slice GE CT. The department has digital dictation and new PACS workstations with full color 6K monitors. The position is full time permanent, and salary will be commensurate with experience and Department of Veterans Administration standards. All of this is available in one of the most beautiful, cosmopolitan, historic and family friendly cities on the East Coast.

Work Schedule: 6:00PM-6:00AM - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

***THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE VACANCY IS FILLED. IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT CLOSING DATE. 1ST CUTOFF DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS 7/1/2020. AFTER THAT DATE, APPLICATIONS WILL BE REFERRED AS REQUESTED BY MANAGEMENT.***

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirement, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services Office.Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

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.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board Certification in Radiology

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: Functions as a Physician. The population of male and female veterans served ranges from the adult, age 18, to the elderly adult, age 65 and over. The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a major interdisciplinary teaching facility, serving medical, surgical, and neurological inpatients and outpatients. There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical co-morbidities. This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative/invasive procedures. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs.
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