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Title: Physician Diagnostic Radiology
Location: Fort Polk. LA
Job Summary : Vighter is recruiting a radiologist to perform services at Ft. Polk, LA. Radiologists use medical imaging technologies, such as X-rays, CT scans and MRIs, to diagnose and make treatment decisions regarding patients' health problems. This is a Monday to Friday 0800 to 1630 with unpaid 30 minute daily break.
Reports to :
Vighter Project Manager
Review and interpret special procedures and nuclear medicine studies obtained on DoD beneficiaries from local and/or regional civilian medical centers, and Veterans Administration Hospitals within twenty-four (24) hours after receipt in the Department of Radiology if requested in writing by the Chief, Department of Radiology.
Provide advice and opinions upon request by the Chief of Radiology in support of diagnostic interpretations of radiological examinations and procedures as provided in conjunction with patient care and treatment as provided by the contractor.
Read STAT/"wet" diagnostic studies.
Interpret all routine studies (including Chest, Abdomen, Spine, Pelvis, Extremities etc. IVP with or without Tomography, Ultrasounds, Mammography, CT Scans as available at the MTF) and submit a written report within twenty-four (24) hours after the study is performed.
Accomplish fluoroscopic exams and special procedures on the daily schedule established at the direction of the Chief, Department of Radiology. These fluoroscopic exams and special procedures require same day interpretation.
Prepare all records and reports as may be required in support of services rendered and as required by the MTF, Federal law or Army regulation.
Take part in hospital Quality Assurance Programs as required to meet the standards of the Joint Commission.
Attend and participate in patient care reports, local patient care conferences, local team conferences, local professional staff conferences and other appropriate local professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to his/her assigned cases and/or performance of contract services as determined by the Chief of the Department or other designated representative.
Facilitate patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordance with policies and regulations of the medical treatment facility.
Perform and provide diagnostic interpretation of radiologic examinations, and provide diagnostic consultation related to diagnostic imaging to other members of the medical staff.
Examinations, procedures, and studies performed will include the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic work that would be performed by a board certified or board eligible diagnostic radiologist.
Routine studies such as plain film interpretation, the normal range of fluoroscopic examinations and common invasive procedures, the interpretation of CT scans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and the performance of ultrasound and mammographic exams are required.
Procedures include, but are not limited to: Upper GI/Barium Swallow• Small Bowel Follow Through• Barium Enema (Single and Double contrast) • Arthrograms• Hysterosalpingogram and Sonohysterogram• Voiding Cystourethrography (VCUG)• Retrograde Cystogram• Urethrogram• Fistulograms• Venogram (noninvasive ultrasound or CT related) • Angiography (noninvasive ultrasound or CT related) • Postmortem autopsy imaging survey in support of pathology
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine
Graduate from an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada.
Board eligible or board certified
Completed an internship and residency in an accredited US Diagnostic Radiology Training Program
Must possess Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Must be able to obtain documentation of required physical testing or a report of physical examination
Must be able to pass a government background clearance (SF-85)
Be continuously employed in the practice of diagnostic radiology or in training for the past 2 years in the past 3 years
Computer skill competency must be demonstrated
Physical Requirements :
Must be able to stand or sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work over time if necessary
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environment
Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
Must undergo urine drug testing
Vighter Medical Group is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Position is contingent upon contract award
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.