The Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, in East Orange, NJ, is recruiting a fellowship-trained, board certified full-time Nuclear Radiologist. You will be responsible for the review and interpretation of both general radiology and nuclear medicine examinations. We seek a team player, with leadership skills, who is committed to high quality imaging practices.
In addition to interpreting a variety of general radiology and nuclear medicine examinations, you will primarily serve as the Nuclear Medicine Section Chief within the Imaging Service - reporting directly to the Imaging Service Chief. Candidates must be qualified to interpret a range of diagnostic studies, including general radiography, computed tomography, US and/or MRI, as well as, the full range of Nuclear Medicine procedures, including but not limited to: Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures using a variety of radiopharmaceuticals, thyroid assays, lymphoscintigraphy, Nuclear Cardiology Stress Tests, General Nuclear medicine SPECT/CT examinations and PET/CT.
Expectations also include sufficient expertise to supervise the nuclear medicine section, with responsibility for following and/or establishing and reviewing all radiation safety protocols, procedural protocols, as well as, establishing and reviewing quality metrics.
Assistance with payment of med school loans available (up to $200K)
Competitive pay & annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay
Guaranteed salary increases
Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement; 5 days paid absence to attend CME
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Employment Contract
26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/ unlimited carry over; 10 paid holidays
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
Currently home to a diverse cultural mecca of people representing countries from around the globe, East Orange combines the best of urban and suburban living. Spacious and affordable housing, a low crime rate, main commercial corridors, distinctive cuisine, transit access and historic green spaces make it a quintessential city for urban renewal. East Orange, nicknamed “The Crossroads of New Jersey,” is conveniently located, just several miles from Newark Liberty International Airport & less than 30 minutes from NYC!
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.
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Board certification; 3-4 years exp, completion of radiology residency and nuclear fellowship; exp with PET/CT; Nuclear Medicine Therapies exp req'd.
Internal Number: 4
About Department of Veterans Affairs
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.