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 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm. Subject to change based on facility needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be authorized. The Physician (Neuroradiologist) position is located in the Imaging Service, at the VA Central California Healthcare System (VACCHCS), Fresno, CA. The incumbent would be fellowship trained in Neuroradiology but proficient at interpreting a full range of general diagnostic imaging modality exams that include ultrasound, MRI, CT, plain film, DEXA and fluoroscopy. The incumbent will serve as a Staff Radiologist and will be responsible for shared oversight of service protocols, technologists and service practices, interdisciplinary communications and interaction with Clinical Services to achieve Best Practice standards and maintain high quality patient care. The incumbent will facilitate, implement, and maintain process quality improvement activities and optimize utilization of imaging resources. The incumbent will also act as the designated Radiology lead during times of absence of the lead radiologist. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Directs all supporting employees during the performance of general diagnostic radiological procedures. May refer patients to other staff physicians for continuation of care. Responsible for the quality and timeliness of reports for the procedures interpreted or performed. Performs a full range of diagnostic interpretations of the studies produced by the Diagnostic Radiology Section. The workload is generated by requests for interpretation submitted by the Medical Staff and its outpatient clinics. Performs diagnostic fluoroscopy Performs administrative duties which include maintaining statistical records of workload, participating on clinical staff boards and committees, participating in medical education programs for both residents and house staff, as well as participating in the Department's Quality Assurance Program.
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