RECRUITMENT AND RELOCATION INCENTIVES MAY BE AUTHORIZED FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES. Education and Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. The Chillicothe Ohio VA Medical Center is looking for a highly motivated physician to serve as Chief Radiologist and serve as a clinical and administrative leader within the Diagnostics Integrated Clinical Community (ICC). This position is a full- time permanent position at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center, Ohio. Duties Include, but are not limited to: The Chief is responsible for oversight of all imaging subspecialties, including Nuclear Medicine, and works closely with Pathology and Laboratory Medicine leadership. The incumbent functions in a clinical and administrative role and accordingly, must have extensive clinical knowledge as well as strong managerial and leadership skills. The incumbent reports directly to the Chief of Staff (COS) and is expected to maintain a direct patient care clinical practice in radiology. The Chief is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and management of the department to include compliance with VHA policies, external regulatory standards and in meeting applicable performance measures. The scope includes the supervision of a variety of health care professionals and allied staff including but not limited to physicians, technologists, technicians, nurses, and administrative staff. The incumbent serves as one of the principle clinical advisors to the Chief of Staff office for the overall scope of Diagnostic Services provided. The incumbent has the responsibility for planning, developing, and directing the general radiology, CAT scan, Ultrasound, MRI, Interventional radiology, and nuclear medicine operations of Imaging Service and works with Pathology and Laboratory Medicine leadership in the delivery of laboratory services to inpatient and outpatient clinics, Urgent Care, and Community Living Center settings throughout the medical center. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Staff office, but largely operates on a day-to-day basis in an independent manner, with full responsibility to keep the supervisor apprised of activities and any issues in need of close collaboration. The Chief will play an instrumental role in personnel management, recruitment, oversight of compliance with all applicable regulations, addressing patient complaints, credentialing and peer-review issues, and inquiries and investigations from Congress, the White House, VISN, VA Central Office, and national investigative bodies. The individual will participate as a member and/or leader of committees responsible for peer review, accreditation, and systems redesign and quality improvement projects, as assigned by the Office of the Chief of Staff. The incumbent will carry out administrative duties as assigned in a timely, resourceful, and efficient manner. He or she will demonstrate interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills that enable him/her to establish and maintain professional relationships with other professionals, whether they are supervisees, peers, or supervisors and leaders both at Chillicothe VAMC and at higher levels. Work Schedule: 07:30AM - 04:00PM (Monday through Friday) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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
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.