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Interventional Radiology Physician - VA Maryland Health Care System

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) is a Level I tertiary multi campus teaching facility affiliated with the University of Maryland - School of Medicine and over 100 educational institutions. Located next to the University of Maryland Medical Center with a walkway connecting the two facilities, the medical center maintains an active affiliation with the University in the sharing of staff, resources, and technology. Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center is the acute medical and surgical care facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and primary care services. As one of the most modern health care facilities in the country, the medical center offers veterans state-of-the-art medical technology, clinical services, and research programs. It is home to the world's first filmless radiology department, which allows health care providers to have nearly instant access to patient radiology images from anywhere in the facility and throughout the health care system. The VAMHCS is currently seeking a Board-certified Staff Radiologist, fellowship trained in Interventional Radiology. May be eligible for the position after one year of fellowship training provided that sufficient training in the required aspects of the position has been obtained and verified by case logs and respective recommendation by the preceptor at the fellow's training institution. Preferably, completed a specialty track course of training in an accredited program and has achieved Radiology and subspecialty Board Certification and the incumbent fulfills all requirements for recertification by time limited Board certificates.Qualifications:

  • Citizenship. Citizen of the United States.
  • 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
  • Certification in Diagnostic Radiology, Radiology or Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or in Nuclear Medicine (NM) either by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine with a background in another medical specialty or with Special Qualifications in NM by the ABR. Fellowship trained in Interventional Radiology and either holder of current CAQ certification or able to obtain such certification once eligible (time in practice and case logs after fellowship). In exceptional situations, a Radiologist because of length of stay, may be "grandfathered" in Board eligible status. Those on time limited Board certification must maintain eligibility for re-certification.Benefits:Relocation/Recruitment Incentives (Sign-on Bonus): Available for well-qualified applicantsEDRP Authorized: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increasesPaid 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 VAInsurance: 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 territoryCME: Must be full-time with board certificationMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage providedContract: No Physician Employment ContractAbout the area: Just off the Chesapeake Bay, about an hour's drive north of Washington, D.C., and two hours south of Philadelphia. Award-winning dining is not hard to find, and cultural offerings include an internationally recognized symphony orchestra and art museums with works ranging from ancient to current-day artists. Baltimore also has a variety of performance venues, including the historic Hippodrome Theater, a former vaudeville palace. The local arts scene reaches a mass audience during Artscape, an annual outdoor event that bills itself as the area's largest free arts festival. Support for Baltimore's professional sports teams always bring residents together. Even on chilly winter afternoons or humid summer evenings, locals fill M&T Bank Stadium to cheer on the NFL's Ravens and flock to Camden Yards to root for the MLB's Orioles.

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore , Interventional Radiology Physician - VA Maryland Health Care System, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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