| The Minneapolis VA Health Care System (MVAHCS)Imaging Department, affiliated with the University of Minnesota, is seeking a physician board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology to serve as a Resident Coordinator in accordance with educational guidelines and residency clinical objectives of the Radiology Residency Program. |
Duties include, but are not limited to:
* Orientation ofnew residents and medical students
* Supervise and evaluate performance of residents and medical students rotating at the VA
* Teach residents at the workstation and in fluoroscopic procedures and safety
* Serve as liaison between UMN Radiology Residency Program and the Mpls VA Chief of Imaging
* Work with Chief Residents to assure that resident staff are attending the service they are scheduled to cover
* Interview prospective residents
* Schedule, supervise and conduct the daily noon teaching conferences
* Provide resident Board Review sessions
* Serve as a liaison between residents and the Minnesota Radiological Society
* Serve on multiple committees as assigned by Chief of Imaging and Chief of Staff, including but not limited to: UMN Dept. of Radiology's Program Evaluation Committee (PEC), Radiation Safety Committee, Co-chair Fluoroscopy Subcommittee
* Function as general radiologist directly interacting with residents in a clinical setting to supervise, teach, and monitor resident progress, including daily performance of GI and GU fluoroscopic examinations, reading all ERCP exams, and performing other clinical image interpretation as assigned
* Provide consultation and education of GI and abdominal surgery services, and participate in their conferences/programs and clinical services
* Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Imaging
Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm M-F. Off hour On-Call duty (including weekends and holidays) is required and taken in rotation with other department radiologists. A teleradiology service is utilized for night time and weekend image interpretation. Basic Requirements:
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
- Board-certified Diagnostic Radiology
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; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical 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. 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. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
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.
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*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, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
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 1941462.
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.