Washington D.C. VA Medical Center Seeks Radiologist (Mammography)
1 license/50 States – up to 49 days paid time off annually ~ Great Federal Benefits
As a VA Staff Radiologist your opportunities are endless! The VA Medical Center is in the nation's capital, only a short distance from the historic buildings that house today's leaders and commemorate the leaders of yesterday.
Washington DC VA Medical Center seeks 1 Full-Time, Board Certified/Board Eligible breast imaging Radiologist.
Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Must be a Citizen of the United States possessing a current, full and unrestricted license.
Services are provided in an Outpatient/Inpatient care setting.
VA has a compensation plan which includes physician’s market pay.
Interpretation of breast radiology examinations (conventional mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound of the breast, and MRI of the breast).
Perform stereotactic biopsy, needle localizations, ultrasound-guided biopsy. Ability to perform MRI guided biopsy is desirable, but not absolutely essential.
Be familiar and have worked with mammography tracking software programs such as MRS 7 or similar products
It is desirable but not an absolute requirement for the incumbent candidate to support other subspecialties such as cross-sectional CT, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and general radiology 1-2 days a week depending on the needs of the department.
Call-National teleradiology program provides after hours and weekend coverage. The incumbent will be on the general call pool, which requires carrying the pager and answering clinicians’ queries, which are infrequent.
Quickly learn and adapt to use Computerized Patient Record System -CPRS to enter patient’s charts and for other clinical purposes.
Conduct internal and intradepartmental teaching and clinical conferences.
Review imaging policy and procedures and recommend updates or changes to the Chief of Radiology for implementation and support the coordination of the services daily functioning as needed.
Help peer review process by peer reviewing others as well as be peer-reviewed by other radiologists.
Very competitive salary package including market pay and pay for performance
Participation in TSP retirement program
Education Debt Reduction Program – Student Loan reimbursement is an
incentive that may be paid to qualifying Health care professions up to $200,000
over a 5-year period not to exceed $40,000 per year
Up to 26 days of annual leave accrued annually
10 days of paid federal holidays
13 days wellness/sick leave accrued annually
Life, health, long-term care insurance and retirement benefits available
Mobility: VA Medical facilities are in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico and the Philippines. As an employee, you have the opportunity to apply for transfer consideration to any location where there is an available vacancy for which you are qualified. Your benefits will transfer with you.
Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available.
Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA): VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
Life Insurance: Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
Long Term Care Insurance: Long-term care insurance is available as an option
Federal Retirement Plan:
VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan. The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution. For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension.
Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years of service
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About Washington D.C. VA Medical Center
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.