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Staff Radiologist, Outstanding Opportunity – Beckley, West Virginia - Beckley, WV, USA

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Opportunity Details

1 license/50 States - 49 days paid time off annually - No RVUs - Recruitment Incentives

Great Quality of Life  

Come back home or make West Virginia your new home . We are one of the nation’s most beautiful, natural playgrounds - Beckley, West Virginia! We have it all, beautiful mountains, streams, lakes - truly an outdoor adventure for each season of the year.

The Beckley VA Medical Center seeks a general Radiologist to join their expanding and robust 100% filmless radiology team.  Seeking an individual that can read and interrupt most radiology modalities while using GE and Cannon equipment.

The department comprises very friendly, collegial, and very competent staff that performs an average of 32,000 imaging studies annually. The facility recently installed a GE 450 1.5T wide bore Air Recon (Deep Learning/ Artificial Intelligence) increasing scan times and improving image quality. Recently installed CT Scanner - Cannon 16 Cm detector (660 Slice) which allows us to offer coronary CTA, and virtual colonoscopies in addition to other CTAs and general study exams. We have a multipurpose room using Cannon for fluoroscopy procedures and interventional pain management.  In addition, we have nuclear medicine 2 SPECT cameras as well as mobile PET/CT service to include PSMA. The Beckley VA Medical Center has an image-sharing agreement with most surrounding universities and a higher level of care facilities.

The schedule consists of Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., No holidays, No Weekends, and No calls .

  • Competitive salary
  • No RVUs
  • Slower-paced practice in a collegial and caring atmosphere.  
  • NO insurance companies to deal with
  • U.S. and noncitizens are welcome to apply.
  • A higher degree of quality of life
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)
  • Federal/VA benefits package
  • 55 days off annually
  • Performance pay
  • Maternity/paternity leave -12 weeks
  • And much more…

Total Rewards of a VA Career for Physicians

Enjoy the golfing, biking, hiking, fishing, and camping opportunities. Visit the nearby White Sulphur Springs, home of The Greenbrier PGA Classic Tour offering world-class recreational opportunities, or the local ‘Resort at Glade Springs,’ a full-service resort offering 3 championship golf courses.

About Beckley VA Medical Center

Since 1951, Beckley VAMC has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 38,000 Veterans living in an 11-county area of southern West Virginia.

Beckley VAMC is a 30-bed general medical and surgical care facility with a 50-bed community living center. The medical center is a Joint Commission accredited, rural access facility.  The community living center offers skilled nursing care, post-acute rehabilitation and restorative care, palliative care, and respite care for eligible Veterans.   The medical center also operates a home based primary care program. 

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics:

The Greenbrier County VA Clinic opened at a temporary location, 3584 Davic Stuart Road, Lewisburg, WV, on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. 

The Princeton VA Clinic opened on June 8, 2015.  The clinic is located at 1511 North Walker Street, Princeton, WV. 

Vet Centers  Beckley VAMC supports two Veterans Outreach Centers -- one located in Beckley, and the other in Princeton, West Virginia.

VHA Mission  Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

VHA Vision Statement  VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.

This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.

It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation's well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies. 

Core Values -   Because I CARE, I will...

  • Integrity:   Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest progressional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.  
  • Commitment:   Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA's mission.  Fulfill my individual responsiblities and organizational responsibilities.  
  • Advocacy:   Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.  
  • Respect:   Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect.  Show respect to earn it.  
  • Excellence:   Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement.  Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.

Beckley VA Medical Center located in beautiful southern WV

Beckley, WV is a hidden gem of a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of southern West Virginia. Because of its location, on Interstate 77 & Interstate 79, Beckley is known as the gateway to southern WV.  It is rich in natural beauty, sweeping mountain views and cool, and rushing mountain streams.

Beckley is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. We have hiking, fishing, hunting, whitewater rafting, mountain bicycling, kayaking, and several ski resorts and much more. We have multiple state parks with lots of amenities, as well as the National New River Gorge Park that are located right outside your front door.

VA Benefits

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 11 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 12.2% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 16.6% 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 2020, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $19,500, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $25,500.
  • 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 Email: terrance.anderson@va.gov
Employer: Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: Beckley, WV, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Radiology
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