OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive is not authorized. The Radiologist position is located at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center (ZVAMC) in Milwaukee, WI. In addition to the clinical practice of general diagnostic radiology, the Staff Radiologist performs other duties which includes quality assurance, performance improvement, oversight of technical quality, education of staff and trainees, committee assignments, and other activities that support clinical operations, mission, values, and goals of the Milwaukee VA Health Care System. The Staff Radiologist duties will include but are not limited to the following: Oversight of quality and safety: Review exam requests for appropriateness. Prescribe exam protocols and modify as needed for specific clinical indications. Provide oversight of technical image quality with feedback to technologists. Provide clinical oversight of medication administration, including contrast, preps, and other medications relevant to the Imaging Service. Image Interpretation and Consultation: Interpret imaging exams including relevant exam comparison and correlation with clinical information in CPRS. Support patient care services with reports timely to the care being delivered with the method of communication appropriate to the level of clinical importance or acuity. Interprets plain film, ultrasound, CT, and MRI exams. Interpret Nuclear Medicine exams (ACLS will be needed for Cardiac Stress Tests) and performs some interventional procedures (fluoroscopy, US/CT guided biopsies, paracentesis, thoracentesis). Patient Care: Interact with patients to obtain relevant clinical history and physical exam findings within the scope of radiology practice. Contact clinical providers as relevant to assure effective patient care, discuss evaluation, management, follow-up and other aspects of coordinated, patient-centered care. Make timely and definitive notification of time-sensitive results and/or results that have major clinical significance. Medical Staff Functions: Participate in Imaging and general medical staff meetings, committee assignments, tumor board, compliance and other components of an organized medical staff. Support academic affiliations in technologist, resident and other teaching programs that involve the Imaging Service. Provide clinical experience, cognitive development, and other aspects of effective teaching. Work Schedule: Part Time, Varied, 3-4 days a week, day/evening shift Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.