Seeking I.R. & General RADIOLOGIST'S in Sunny South Carolina

William Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC
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Facility: William Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC 
Address: 6439 Garners Ferry Road 
Columbia, SC 29209 
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Specialty: Radiology : Interventional  
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Seeking I.R. & General RADIOLOGIST'S in Sunny South Carolina

#HotSpot #ColaCity #BestBeaches #GameCocks

Seeking INTERVENTIONAL & GENERAL RADIOLOGIST’S

 Outstanding Federal/VA Benefits Await You

Wonderful Quality of Life

In the Real Southern Hot Spot Columbia, South Carolina

Position Information:

 In the heart of South Carolina, tradition and tomorrow pair perfectly in Columbia, capital and home to the University of South Carolina. It's a modern city where stately buildings buzz with new business, and centuries-old sites give rise to fresh perspectives. It's a creative hub that's fed by university and capital city communities -- all this during surrounding natural beauty. With dynamite shopping, food and tons to see and do year-round, it's the real Southern hot spot that will leave you looking forward to what's next, The Columbia VA Medical Center seeks an Interventional Radiologist and a General Radiologist.

 Interventional Radiologist – The opportunity allows you to provide interpretive and patient care services with the scope of general/interventional radiology and other areas such as education and committee service.  I.R. Radiologists perform vascular and non-vascular interventions, including interventional oncology (TACE,Y90, RFA biopsies), peripheral vascular disease 9thrombolysis, PTA, stenting), pain management (facet injections, kyphoplasty,) and chronic liver disease (TIPS); performing a full range of radiologic procedures/special procedures according to established protocols.

 Work Schedule: An 8-hour tour between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., primarily Monday-Friday. I.R. shall rotate on General Radiology call.   

   We have 6 competent and collegial Radiologists on staff using 2 Siemens MRI’s GE CT Scanners (one currently is being upgraded this year); 3 ultrasound units and gamma camera -3 ; We have one I.R. suite (will be upgraded this yr). and one mammography.

 General Radiologists- The opportunity allows you to interpretation of general radiology examinations (plain film, CT, US NM, MRI, DEXA) as provide.  Performance of fluoroscopic examinations (contrast and non-contrast). Interpretation of CT and MRI examinations of the head, neck, body, spine, and extremities, etc…

Preferred Candidate:  Take care of under the spectrum of Radiology. A well-rounded Radiologist with mammography and nuclear medicine experience.

 Community Information (What it’s Like to Live in Columbia, South Carolina):

   Columbia, South Carolina, is a traditionally Southern place with a modern twist. The abundance of oak, pecan and magnolia trees help the region retain rural flavor, while the downtown skyline is representative of the state capital's role as a growing industrial hub.

   Columbia's population is small enough that traffic is relatively mild, and the streets are rarely overcrowded, but large enough to support trendy shops, cafes, bars and other businesses that make urban life enjoyable.

   Much of Columbia's vibrancy is fed by the students who attend the University of South Carolina. On many of the borders of USC's sprawling campus, it's not always clear where the university ends, and the rest of the metro area begins, as a number of Columbia's businesses and neighborhoods are interposed with USC's buildings and student housing. As a result, residents share a close bond with the student community, including a fierce pride in the Gamecocks football team

 Benefits Bullets:

VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: vha physician careers - VA Careers - Veterans Affairs

Freedom to practice medicine and focus on the patient w/o the distractions of running a business

  • VA Doctors do not have the “Overhead” of running an individual or group practice
  • VA Standard visit length is 30-minutes, compared to 20-min. visits outside
  • Your licensure valid in all 50 states.
  • 49 days of annual paid time off: 26 days paid vaca;13 days paid sick leave; 10 paid federal holidays

Predictable work schedules and a focus on quality rather than volume. Plus, Much More!
 
About facility and the VA
  The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is a level 1C teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care.
 
  The 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. Learn more at: About The VA
  Interested?
Please forward a copy of your C.V. to: terrance.anderson@va.gov or call (304) 268-0377

About the Facility:

Columbia is known as the “capital of Southern hospitality” and was named one of America’s most livable cities. It is conveniently located just a few hours from several major cities, beaches, and resort towns and boasts a long list of recreational activities for all types of interests. You will also find that housing is very affordable and that commutes are easy due to the location of the medical center .

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (Dorn VA) is a 216 bed facility, which includes primary care, specialty care, mental health, acute medical, surgical, psychiatric, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Healthcare was provided to over 61,802 patients during fiscal year 2008. There were 673,841 outpatient visits and a total of 5,010 inpatient treated in fiscal year 2008. Community Based Outpatient Clinics are located in Anderson, Greenville, Florence, Orangeburg, Spartanburg, Sumter and Rock Hill. Administrative Support is provided for the Florence National Cemetery in Florence, SC and Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, SC; and the VA Regional Office, also located in Columbia.

 Services
  • Angiography
  • Audiology & Speech Pathology
  • Biopsies
  • Bone Densitometry Studies
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Bronchoscopies
  • Cardiac Catheterizations
  • Cardiology & Congestive Heart Failure Clinics
  • Cardiology
  • Chaplain
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinics
  • Compensated Work Therapy
  • Computerized Tomography studies
  • Contract Housing Program
  • Dermatology
  • Dietetics
  • Echocardiograms
  • EKGs
  • Emergency Department
  • ENT
  • Fast Track (Non-Emergent Care Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatrics Extended Care & Intermediate Medicine
  • Grant and Per Diem Program
  • General Surgery
  • Healthcare for the Homeless Veterans (HCHV)
  • Hemo-dialysis
  • Hematology
  • Hepatology clinics
  • Infusions
  • Home Based Primary Care
  • Home oxygen
  • Homeless Dental Grant Program
  • Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
  • Inpatient Mental Health Care
  • Laboratory Services
  • Local Recovery Coordinator
  • Magnetic Reasonance Imaging (MRI) studies
  • Mental Health Intensive Care Management (MHICM)
  • Nuclear Medicine Studies
  • Office surgeries
  • Oncology
  • On-line Formulary
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Freedom Veterans Program
  • Ophthalmological Care
  • Pacemakers
  • Pharmacy
  • Procedures
  • Primary Care/Mental Health (PC/MH) Integration Team
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation Recovery Center (PRRC)
 
  • PTSD Clinical Team (PCT)
  • Pulmonary
  • Renal/nephrology
  • Research
  • Routine Radiology
  • Sleep Studies
  • Special Procedures
  • Stress Tests
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Program
  • Suicide Prevention Coordinator (SPC)
  • Surgery
  • Surgery (Outpatient)
  • Tele-Dermatology
  • Thoracic
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic
  • Tele-mental Health Program
  • Tertiary Ophthalmological Care
  • Ultrasound studies
  • VA-DOD Joint Mental Health Team
  • Veteran Service Organizations
  • Women's Health Care
 


Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, secondary and some tertiary care. The Dorn VA Medical Center is part of the VA Southeast Network.

Wm. Jennings Bryan VA Medical Cener is dedicated to educating future health care professionals. Dorn VAMC has 77 affiliation agreements in 21 disciplines with 48 institutions including the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland, Midlands Technical College, the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, and the University of South Carolina College of Nursing. The Dorn VA Medical Center provides training to approximately 725 trainees per year. There are 50 resident and fellow positions, and approximately 165 residents/fellows who rotate through the VAMC annually. Authorized Beds

  • 122 General Medicine, Surgery and Psychiatry beds
  •  94 Community Living Center beds

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.

More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.

VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.

VA Benefits

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 10 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-RAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee’s salary
  • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2015, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000.
  • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
  • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
  • Disability Retirement
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service

Contact Information
Contact: Terrance Anderson 
Phone: 304-268-0377
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