The Radiology Service at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System is currently recruiting an Interventional Radiologist. The Radiology subspecialty services, inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services to Veterans across Central Arizona. The selected applicant will be responsible for administrative duties, patient care, teaching and research.
Administrative: Incumbent may participate in supervision of on-board personnel, evaluation of prospective new hires, oversee compliance with all applicable regulations/accreditation, and address patient complaints. Incumbent will participate in the random peer-review process of other physicians within the department. The incumbent will carry out administrative duties as assigned in a timely manner, resourceful, and efficient manner. He/She will demonstrate interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills that enable him/her to establish and maintain professional relationships with other professionals.
Patient Care: Interventional Radiologists are expected to provide direct patient care in his/her specialty area 90-100% of the time. Responsibility will include the following:
- Provide full spectrum of interventional radiology procedures.
- Evaluate and prioritize interventional radiology orders and consults.
- Perform inpatient consults.
- Order and evaluate appropriate laboratory studies.
- Evaluate outpatients in the interventional radiology clinic.
- Timely and accurate reporting of a variety of complex imaging exams, including cross-sectional vascular imaging.
- Notifying providers of critical imaging and procedural results.
- Attending intra-facility multidisciplinary conferences.
Teaching: Interventional Radiologists may function part-time as a Radiology-Educator for medical and other health care trainees including students, resident physicians and fellows as part of his/her duties as a member of the department. He/she may present formal education material from time to time in various venues such as Grand Rounds, etc.
Research: Interventional Radiologists may be expected to mentor junior faculty, fellows, and others on research projects that they wish to develop.
Interventional Radiologists will rotate night and weekend call with the remainder of the interventional radiology physicians.
Works Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Basic Requirements: Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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:You will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment physical prior to being appointed to our facility.
This is a random drug testing position. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other Veterans Document
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1959769.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.