The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System, Cleveland, Ohio, (Cleveland VAMC) is seeking one full-time physician (Interventional and Neuroradiologist) with expertise in performing and interpreting general and neurological diagnostic procedures, angiographic and non-angiographic interventional procedures. The duties include performing diagnostic angiograms, angioplasties, stent placements including carotid artery stenting and other interventional therapeutic procedures including performing and implementing oncologic therapies for solid tumors, hepatobiliary and genitourinary procedures such as TIPS, nephrostomy, NU stents, double J stents, biliary biopsies and drainage, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty. The Radiologist must interpret computed tomography angiography (CTA) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) for assessment of vascular disease and surgical planning. The Radiologist must direct and supervise the work of the residents in the angiography suite; perform monthly lectures and case reviews for residents. The Radiologist must attain proficiency in the use of the state-of-the-art equipment, Picture Archive Communication System (PACS), and voice recognition system. The Radiologist must participate in Tumor Boards, Liver rounds, Morbidity and Mortality conferences. On call duties may be required as determined by Chief of Radiology.
Qualifications: United States Citizenship required or non-citizens may be appointed only 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 any 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.
Preferred Experience: Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. Successful completion of Fellowships in Vascular Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Neuroradiology, and Interventional Neuroradiology recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The radiology department at the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System (Cleveland VA medical center) is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The university has a large radiology residency and interventional radiology fellowship program. The residents and fellows will be trained at the hospital as this entitles an academic appointment. Case Western Reserve University provides the academic appointment as per the qualifications specified by the American College of Radiology and university by law. Postgraduate work experience of at least five years in interventional radiology, neuroradiology as the variety and spectrum of cases are complex. Conscious sedation policy requires BLS and ACLS certification.