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Physician Radiologist (Chief)

Spokane, WA, USA | Leading Government / Military Company

  • Industry:
    Government / Military
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The Chief of Diagnostic Imaging is responsible for overall operation, oversight and performance measures of all Diagnostic Imaging operations at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. This position provides administrative, clinical and programmatic leadership for the service to ensure achieved performance measures.

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Responsibilities include planning, developing and directing administrative and clinic functions of the Service, clinical practice and oversight responsibility for residents. The position reports directly to the Chief of Staff and serves as a key clinical resource for the Director. Outstanding interpersonal skills are essential, as the successful candidate will lead staff in the delivery of excellent health care to our nation's Veterans. Candidates will be innovative thinkers, customer service focused, and have a demonstrated record of clinical and administrative achievements.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: assuring the most effective delivery of care while meeting and exceeding compliance standards; performance of diagnostic imaging procedures, consultation, evaluation of various conditions, illnesses, and injuries; leading service staff meetings as well as attending meetings of the Medical staff. The physician completes medical records in accordance with Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff.

Work Schedule: Can be discussed during interview - Monday - Friday /No Call

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and/or the closing date, whichever event occurs first; consequently, the position may be filled before the posted closing date. Incomplete application packages will not receive consideration. First review will take place after 15 days of this posting.

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility requirement, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.

*Selected applicants are also eligible for up to $15,000 annually in pay for performance.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer




Conditions of Employment

United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy

Designated and/or random drug testing required

Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

You may be required to serve a probationary period

Subject to a background/security investigation

Must be proficient in written and spoken English

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Must pass pre-employment physical examination


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/29/2019.

Basic Requirements:

United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.

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.

Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.

Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience:

1. Board Certified

2. Radiologist must be comfortable practicing general radiology and able to read all modalities (except mammography)

3. Must be comfortable with light interventional procedures including: biopsies and drainages, pain management (epidural, facet, and joint injections), thyroid FNA, etc.

4. Demonstrated prior leadership experience

5. 5-years experience in general radiology

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