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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Physician-Diagnostic Radiologist Iowa City VA in Iowa City, Iowa


The position is for a General Diagnostic Radiologist Physician that includes instruction of residents and medical students from the University of Iowa. This position will require a light call responsibility with evening and weekend teleradiology coverage and is located at the Iowa City VA Health Care System.


The Iowa City Department of Veterans (VA) Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa, Imaging Service Line is seeking a full time General Diagnostic Radiologist. The department is equipped with state of the art multi-slice CT, 1.5T MRI, digital fluoroscopy, ultrasound, and DR/CR radiography. Qualifications include board certification preferred. Emphasis in competence in CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Radiography, and Fluoroscopy. Potential for joint appointment at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The position includes instruction of residents and medical students from the University of Iowa. Candidate should be motivated and team oriented. Fellowship training a plus. Salary is based on the applicant's qualifications and responsibilities. The position will require a light call responsibility with evening and weekend teleradiology coverage. On-call required. Please submit CV to Catherine Stepper, Human Resource Specialist, VA Health Care System, 601 Highway 6 West, Iowa City, IA 52246 Work Schedule: Monday -Friday 8:00 am -4:30 pm


Conditions of Employment


Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. 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: ACR Board Certified preferred, MRI Cardiac and Prostate certified preferred 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: This position requires a pre-employment physical. Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others. Depending on the essential duties of a specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing, or speech may be required. However, in most cases, a specific physical condition or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid.


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Additional Information

VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHA physician brochure. Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status. VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.