This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. James H. Quillen VA Medical Center is a tertiary care facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care In addition to providing acute care, the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center offers geriatric and rehabilitation services through its 120-bed Community Living Center. The facility also operates a 150-bed Domiciliary that offers a variety of treatment options, which includes a Homeless inpatient treatment program and Homeless Outreach. A U.S. National Cemetery is also located on the grounds of the VA. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Approved for highly qualified applicants. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Available for this position. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment):. Eligible loans will be reviewed by the central office to determine their reduction after you have started the position. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Share the responsibility for the overall management of the Radiology Service. This includes the organization of the administrative day-to day activities of Radiology. Provide leadership and accountability for all aspects of the service, assuring support of the mission and values of JHQVAMC and VISN 9. Ensure the service functions as an integrated care delivery system, providing a full continuum of patient-focused radiology services for Veterans. Assess, consult, and treat patients with radiology needs requiring opinion or intervention, in the outpatient and inpatient settings. The ACORS is responsible for diagnosis, management, and follow-up of patients in both settings, as appropriate for care of those patients. In some instances the ACORS will assess, diagnose, and make recommendations to other specialty services regarding management and follow-up of the patient. It is the responsibility of the specialty provider to review and implement the ACORS's recommendations based on the radiology or specialty provider's clinical judgment. The ACORS will keep abreast of the recent advances in the delivery of radiology care techniques and technological innovations as they become available. The CORS will apply these techniques and innovations within the framework of the Veterans Administration's guidelines, directives, goals and mission. Performs other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm
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.