A recruitment/relocation incentive is authorized. 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 Certified or board eligible 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: Light lifting (under 15 lbs.); light carrying (under 15 lbs.); use of fingers, walking 4-8 hours; standing 4-8 hours; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other; hearing (aid permitted); working closely with others; working alone; emotional and mental stability required. ["Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Approved. The VA Illiana Health Care System is seeking a General Radiologist who has successfully completed an accredited Diagnostic Radiology Residency. The Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Service is a busy department which provides a wide range of diagnostic procedures. This position is located in Imaging Service and is under the general supervision of the Chief of Radiology. The selected Staff Radiologist scope of practice includes but is not limited to: Interpretation of General Radiology examinations (plain film, CT, US, NM, MRI, DEXA) as required. Performance of fluoroscopic examinations (contrast and non-contrast). Provide assistance to medical providers in performance of specialized examinations when requested. Interpretation of CT and MRI examinations of the head, neck, body, spine, and extremities. Interpretation of Ultrasound examinations of the internal organs, thyroid, scrotum, etc. Interpretation of Nuclear Medicine studies such as bone Scan, HIDA, MUGA, Thyroid, etc. Participation in Quality Management activities such as film quality, clerical checks, peer review, Tumor Board and other activities as required. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
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.