Position entails a combined physician appointment to the Radiology Service of the VAMC Memphis as well as a potential clinical academic appointment in the Department of Radiology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Board certification by the American Board of Radiology is highly desired and will be given preference. In addition to patient care duties the incumbent may be responsible for advising and assisting (as delegated) the Chief of Radiology in the following aspects of lnterventional Radiology: Assist in the drafting of standard operating procedures. Reviews imaging requests and consults and directs scheduling priorities Utilization management Ensures pre and post procedure documentation is completed according to the facility policies. Provides technical oversight and feedback for the technologists and nurses involved in performing procedures. Overall safety of imaging patients including oversight of contrast administration and response to adverse patient reactions. Safety of patients and staff Provide on-call services for interventional radiology on a rotating and/or reasonable basis. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Financial Disclosure Report: Required
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.