The Radiology Service Chief will have the principal responsibility of supporting the Chief of Staff in the performance of administrative duties and clinical oversight of the Radiology service. He/she will be responsible for maintaining and improving systems of delivering health care by developing programs and policies, improving utilization of resources, designing and overseeing needed process changes for the clinical programs in all imaging modalities within the Radiologyservice. The incumbent must have knowledge/experience of regulatory groups (Joint Commission, CAP, OSHA, NHPP, NRC, etc.) that impact the Radiology service. The incumbent has to have the ability to communicate effectively with persons both within and outside the organization, from diverse backgrounds and levels of education and competence. At a minimum the incumbent must be able to perform the following:
* Assist and advise the Chief of Staff on issues of Quality, Safety, and Regulatory importance
* Lead the Radiology Service Quality Improvement and Assurance efforts
* Supervise staff
* Investigate incident reports involving quality and safety
* Develop and maintain imaging protocols, standard operating procedures, and contributes to service policies
* Supervision of all aspects of diagnostic imaging practiced at this facility
* Interpretation of diagnostic imaging studies of all modalities including: MRI, CT, US
* Develops, oversees, and maintains radiology services at the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) and all associated outpatient clinical sites
Radiology Service may be developing interventional radiology and expanding other services in support of the surgery program and other clinical programs to meet the need to the Veterans served in this area.The Chief will be responsible for vision and implementation of these program enhancements.
The position is full-time, it is preferred that the applicant is an interventional radiologist and applicants must be board certified by the American College of Radiology with maintenance of certification. The candidate is also preferred tohave a minimum 10 years of experience in Radiology, and a minimum of 3 years of experience in administration/supervision. Preference will be given for VA or federal experience and interventional radiology expertise. A full, current, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, territory or commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia is required. This position is a combination of clinical work and administrative responsibilities.
The EOVAHCS is affiliated with Oklahoma State University and University of Oklahoma and the selected candidate will possibly have the opportunity for teaching and an adjunct faculty appointment at either medical school.
Duty Locations:Muskogee, OK
Tour of Duty: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
- 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.
This is an open-continuous announcement. We will accept applications on an on-going basis until the position is filled. Eligible and qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official at scheduled intervals.
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; students; social). Volunteer work helps buildcritical 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: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over): Straight pulling and pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking and standing up to 8 hours; repeated bending; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; hearing aid permitted. (See VA Directive and Handbook 5019 found in your local VA Human Resources Office).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(VA Form 10-2850)
*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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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 1931266.
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.