The Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS), Tucson Arizona, a 283-bed highly affiliated tertiary-care referral system in Southern Arizona, is recruiting for a full-time Board Certified / Board Eligible Cardiothoracic Radiologist who has significant experience with Cardiac and Thoracic Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) interpretation; or in lieu of this experience, has recently completed Fellowship Training in Cardiothoracic Imaging, who is also Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, and is able and interested in also practicing General Radiology.
US Citizens will receive preference, but Non-Citizens will also receive consideration
Must have current, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the United States
Must be BC in Diagnostic Radiology AND have significant experience in CT & MRI interpretation
In lieu of experience, completion of Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship is acceptable
Candidate expected to perform General Radiology in addition to CT Radiology
The selected Cardiothoracic Radiologist will practice under the guidance and direction of the Chief of Radiology Service, and join 16 current full-time and 2 part-time Radiologists assigned, performing duties that include interpretation of MRI, CT, US, plain films, and fluoroscopy; review of pre-procedure labs and protocolling of radiology studies; participation in peer review process; quality management activities such as peer review, study/film quality; and participate in SAVAHCS committees such as the multidisciplinary tumor board. The facility currently performs pre-A-fib CT, Cardiac CTA, and approximately 129,000 examinations per year. The SAVAHCS is academically affiliated with the University of Arizona College of Medicine, which ranks in the top 4% of all U.S. universities in research and development expenditures, according to data from the National Science Foundation. The selected Physician will be considered for Academic Appointment based on their qualifications, experience and interest, and will receive support to pursue clinical specialty research interests and will be expected to participate in the education and training of residents and technologists.
The second-largest city in Arizona and the county seat of Pima County, Tucson is centered around the smaller towns of Oro Valley, Marana, Catalina, South Tucson, Sahuarita, Vail, and Green Valley. Tucson grew out of the dangers, opportunities and cultural crossings of the Old West. Boasting an average 350 sunny days a year, Tucson's climate is ideal for both indoor and outdoor recreation, with winter temperatures reaching average highs of 64-75°F, and summer days often hot with low humidity—offering cool mornings and evenings and long twilight hours to enjoy this beautiful desert valley climate environment. Designated as the first UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the United States, Tucson is known worldwide for its culinary traditions and an amazing assortment of restaurants, including those that comprise The Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food - without a doubt the premier destination for Mexican Food in the entire U.S. – Tucson is the Southwest at its best!
Salary, Benefits and Features:
Expected Annual Salary Range: $300,000.00 to $325,000.00
Eligibility for up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Pay Bonus consideration
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive up to 15% of salary may also be considered
VA offers excellent benefits & features that support high quality clinical practice & favorable work-life-family balance, security & satisfaction – focus on patients not the business of medicine
Paid Time Off: 26 days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved Continuing Medical Education
Insurance: Health-Dental-Vision care with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, with family and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; Long Term Care insurance available as an option
Federal Retirement Plans: Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to 5% government matching
About the VA:
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans 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.
For information and consideration, please email your Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae to: Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org, (702) 675-5761.