The James J. Peters VA Medical Center is recruiting an enthusiastic, visionary leader to serve as Chief of the Radiation Oncology Clinical Practice.
The facility is situated on an attractive campus in the north Bronx easily accessible by car and public transport. The campus serves a veteran population from the Bronx, Westchester and Rockland Counties, Northern New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area. The James J. Peters VAMC serves as a National Center for Alzheimer's disease, Schizophrenia and Alcohol Abuse, a Spinal Cord Injury Center, a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) center, a Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center (GRECC), and a Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC).
The preferred candidate:
The candidate should be board certified or board eligible in Radiation Oncology and have at least 5 years of clinical practice experience.
Candidates with VHA experience to include clinical and/or residency experience is desired; however, all experience will be considered.
The candidate should have skills and competence in 3D-Conformal RT, IMRT, VMAT, and SRS/SBRT.
The ideal candidate must have demonstrated leadership skills, preferably in a formal leadership role, and exhibit both clinical and administrative proficiency as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
The candidate should have knowledge of ACR Accreditation standards for Radiation Oncology.
Candidates should have teaching experience at either the graduate, postgraduate, and/or continuing medication education level.
This position will function as the CHIEF RADIATION ONCOLOGIST and the incumbent will be responsible for:
Both clinical and administrative tasks, with the incumbent maintaining at least a 70% clinical work load.
Administrative functions of the Radiation Oncology Department, including access, clinic utilization, labor mapping, and local/VISN/national reporting requirements.
Supervision of the Radiation Oncology staff, including professional practice evaluations (ongoing and focused), performance evaluations, clinical pertinence reviews, productivity, and assuring/monitoring training requirements.
Growing and developing the Radiation Oncology Department.
Determining equipment/machine needs for the department.
Managing/coordinating the residency rotation for Radiation Oncology residents at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Citizenship of the United States (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
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.
Board Certification preferred.
Faculty appointment at one of our academic affiliates, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, available dependent on approval of the Chairman of the Radiation Oncology Department at the affiliate.
Competitive salary and excellent benefits are available. Interested applicants should submit a current CV and the names and contact information of three references to: Elizabeth Houser, Human Resources (05), VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468. FAX: 718-741-4598 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The VA is an EOE M/F/V/H.
Internal Number: 110419
About James J. Peters VA Medical Center
The Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System draws on the united capabilities of the East Orange and Lyons VA campuses and their community-based satellites to offer seamless medical care for both inpatients and outpatients.
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