The Radiology Service provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership for the service to ensure achievement of the clinical, research, and education goals of the program. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Staff and serves as a key clinical resource for the Chief of Staff and the Medical Center Director. The responsibilities include hands on clinical work, oversight, and administration of all aspects of the service, including research, and guidance and training for residents and other trainees. Additionally, the incumbent is directly accountable to the Chief of Staff for administrative activities, clinical program activities, and overall compliance to VA, VHA, and VISN wide policies and procedures related to this service. This includes, but is not limited to the following along with other duties as assigned. Participates in the annual budget estimate for operation of his/her Service. Assists in management of the formulation of the medical center budget, including allocation of funds and recommendations to top management regarding staffing requirements, cost effective technological advances, equipment, projects, and supplies. These budgetary recommendations are based on statistics, evidenced based practices and projections which indicate patient workload trends, and knowledge of VISN-wide goals and objectives for program development and management. This Position is directly accountable to the Chief of Staff, VAAAHS. The incumbent works independently; supervision is mainly advisory in nature. Provides first line supervision to several staff, including Nurse Manager, Administrative Officer, staff Radiologists, and Physician Assistants. Responsible for informing the Chief of Staff and/or the Medical Center Director of major problems and decisions in these areas. This Position receives assignments of a general nature from the Chief of Staff and/or Medical Center Director. Subsequent findings and recommendations are used by the Chief of Staff and/or Medical Center Director as the basis for his/her consequent decision-making. Much of the incumbent's responsibilities are self-initiated, such as identifying and correcting problems, and identifying ways of improving the efficiency of the service. 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 Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus) Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance) 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. Work Schedule: Monday -Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
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