The Iowa City VA Health Care System is recruiting for a full time Interventional Radiologist in the Imaging Service Line located at the Iowa City VA Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa. This is an open and continuous announcement. Applications will be reviewed and referred every two weeks until a selection is made or the closing date of the announcement, whichever occurs first. ***A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive May Be Offered to Highly Qualified Candidate*** Reviewing imaging requests ensuring proper protocoling of CT, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine exams/procedures. Timely interpretations of radiology procedures and examinations. Provide, perform, and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic angiographic and vascular procedures: CT and U/S guided biopsied, pulmonary angiography, angioplasty and angiographic stenting: paracentesis, thoracentesis, biliary procedure including percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage, percutaneous biliary stent insertion (and stone extraction through T-tube tracts), percutaneous nephrostomy and ureteral stent insertion; gastrostomy gastrojejunostomy and balloon dilation of enteric strictures, etc.; Chemoembolization, TIPS procedures, RF ablations, various tube and drain placements. Accurate documentation of procedures with the EHR as required by medical by-laws. Participation in training of medical students, residents and other allied trainees. Evaluations from Residents. Maintaining personal dosimetry. Ordering, approving, and scheduling of studies, listing those study orders requiring prior approval by a Radiologist. Informed consent, including protocols for screening patients who require signature consent. Injection of intravenous contract agents. Interpretation and reporting of procedures. Preliminary reports and communication of urgent results. Protocol and procedure manuals for each modality. Follow MRI safety policy. Resident supervision policy, delineating levels of supervision. Radiation safety procedures, including safe use of fluoroscopy and the reporting and documentation of excessive patient exposures. Monitoring the productivity of imaging physicians to ensure the average workload of the service meets VHA defined benchmarks and the developing corrective plans if it odes not. This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 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. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, On-call required Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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