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. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Available Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Available Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): 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. EDRP Authorized: Contact Eve Harper, HR Specialist, VISN 10, Compensation Center of Excellence (CCoE) at Eve.Harper@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, 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 The Indianapolis Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time board certified/eligible radiologist, with preference to those either fellowship trained or with demonstrated experience in cardiothoracic imaging. Incumbent must be proficient at interpreting a full range of general diagnostic imaging modality exams and performing basic on-call invasive diagnostic procedures (LP, joint aspiration). Those with experience and proficiency with image-guided procedures (CT and US-guided biopsy and aspiration) will be given additional preference. 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. Responsibilities: The Radiologist operates independently in the Radiology Service under the supervision of the Chief of Radiology. The Radiology Service is a busy department which performs a wide range of diagnostic and procedural examinations. The selected Radiologist scope of practice includes but is not limited to: Interpretation of general radiology examinations (plain film, CT, US, MRI) as required. This includes examinations of the head, neck, chest, abdomen/pelvis, and extremities. There is limited sub-specialization within the department for advanced imaging, but radiologists are expected to utilize the full breadth of their skill set. Performance of basic fluoroscopic examinations (such as upper GIs). Protocolling MRI and CT studies as well as aiding medical providers in selecting the appropriate study. Participation in Quality Management activities such as image quality, peer review, and other activities as needed. A tele-service provides radiology coverage after hours, on weekends, and holidays. Onsite radiologists alternate taking call in the event a procedure is required after hours (average 1 week in 10-12). Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday, or a compressed option is available with four 10 hour shifts, Monday-Friday. Position eligible for telework 1-2 days per week.
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