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Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Washington, DC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board



Diagnostic Radiologist Opportunity – VA Medical Center in Washington, DC

**Eligible for $200,000 in student loan repayment**

Description: The VA in Washington DC seeks a highly qualified Diagnostic Radiologist (board certified/eligible preferred) who will provide a spectrum of image interpretation, image-guided procedures and patient care services within the specialty of Diagnostic Radiology and may also possess additional subspecialty expertise. In addition to the clinical practice of general diagnostic radiology, other duties include contributions to quality assurance and performance improvement, peer review, oversight of technical quality, education of staff and trainees, lead multidisciplinary conferences, committee assignments and other activities that support clinical operations, the mission, values and goals of the VA and the Medical Center.

Among the most innovative and forward-looking in the nation, the VA in Washington DC provides exceptional healthcare to our nation's Veterans, trains America's future healthcare providers, and conducts research that contributes to medical advancements. The VA offers incredible work-life balance with a generous benefits package.

Practice Highlights:

  • Provide expertise and support in various facets of Diagnostic Radiology and patient care. Interpret general radiology examinations (plain film), body CT, ultrasound and perform fluoroscopic examinations. Body MRI or MSK MRI skills appreciated, but not required. Participate in Quality Management activities such as film quality reviews, clerical checks, peer review and others as required.
  • Prescribe exam protocols and modify as needed for specific clinical indications.
  • Provide oversight of technical image quality with feedback to technologists.
  • Provide clinical oversight of medication administration, including contrast, preps and other medications relevant to the Imaging Service.
  • Provide oversight and serve as resource for radiation and MRI safety and infection control practices.
  • Participate in various aspects of quality assurance such as peer review, protocol review, appropriateness criteria and performance improvement.
  • Image Interpretation and Consultation
  • Consult with providers on various aspects of imaging such as exam selection, review of results and other support functions.
  • Interact with patients to obtain relevant clinical history and physical exam findings within the scope of radiology practice.
  • Integrate resources to provide current, optimal care: consult colleagues, research literature, maintain continuing education and other sources of current practice.

Work Schedule: Full time, call Coverage every 6-8 weeks.

Preferred Experience:

  • Focus on Chest/Abdominal Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging a plus.

Benefits Highlights:

  • Salary $300,000 - $400,000
  • Student loan repayment up to $200,000 on eligible loans
  • Regular salary increases and annual performance bonuses
  • 50-55 days of paid time off (26 days annual leave, 13 days sick leave, 11 Federal holidays, up to 5 days for CME)
  • Federal health/dental/vision/long-term care insurance offered
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage provided
  • No physician employment contracts and no significant restrictions on moonlighting

"Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers and equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and live their life to the fullest. The VA is committed to Whole Health and values Veteran and Employee health and wellbeing. As a VA employee, you will practice Whole Health in an environment that supports personalized and proactive care."

Compensation Information:
$340000.0 / Annually - $340000.0 / Annually

Starting At: 340000.0 Annually
Up To: 400000.0 Annually

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