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The Iowa City IA VA Health Care System is Seeking Talented BC/BE Diagnostic Radiologists for Wonderful Outpatient/Inpatient Opportunity - Iowa City, IA, USA

Job Description

The Iowa City IA VA Health Care System is Seeking Talented BC/BE Diagnostic Radiologists for Wonderful Outpatient/Inpatient Opportunity

Position Information :

The  Iowa City IA VA Health Care System (ICVAHCS)  is seeking Board Certified / Board Eligible  Diagnostic Radiologist  for excellent outpatient and inpatient practice opportunity, offering competitive agency salary, outstanding benefits, potential for Recruitment Incentive, in addition to eligibility to apply for VA's Education Loan Repayment Program Award of up to $200k for eligible educational loans. Join our VA Health Care Team and enjoy 26 days of vacation (with pay) and 13 days of sick leave annually, as well as company time off for Continuing Medical Education, and observance of 11 Federal Holidays each year. The ICVAHCS Medical Center operates 83 beds and is academically affiliated with the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Work Schedule is Mondays – Fridays, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Infrequent (rare) call. Potential to be considered for future mixed or full tele-work from home schedule. 

  • Must be U.S. Citizen (Non-Citizens May Be Considered)
  • Must have current, active & unencumbered U.S. State Medical License
  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Diagnostic Radiology Specialty

Community Information :

With a population of 74,828,  Iowa City  is the home of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, and is in eastern Iowa along the Iowa River on Interstate 80. Commonly known as a college town, Iowa city is also home to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC). In November 2008, UNESCO designated Iowa City as the world's third “City of Literature”, making it a part of the UNESCO “Creative Cities Network”. City Plaza (Pedestrian Mall or simply Ped Mall) serves as a gathering place for students and locals and draws large crowds for its summertime events. Iowa City is home to many public spaces, including 231-acre Waterworks Prairie Park, with many miles of cycling trails.

Benefits Information :

  • VA supports healthy work-life-family balance & offers robust menu of benefits & features
  • Salary range is $350,000 to $400,000 & may include annual performance bonus up to $15,000
  • Selected candidates may be considered for Recruitment Incentive up to 15% of annual salary
  • Selected candidates may be eligible for Education Debt Reduction Program of up to $200,000
  • Paid time off includes 26 days’ vacation with pay, 13 days of sick leave, and 11 federal holidays
  • Health-Dental-Vision-Life Insurance offered with premiums partially offset by the government
  • Federal Employee Retirement System & Thrift Savings Plan, a 401k like plan, with 5% matching

About the VA :

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA, offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 clinical 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 More Information :

Please forward copy of your  Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter  summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice and leadership/management experience, and other credentials and interests, to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, Show Email or call (702) 675-5761.

Iowa City (IA) Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System

The Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System is a comprehensive tertiary health care center, teaching hospital, and research facility. Referrals are accepted from VA Medical Centers throughout the nation for complex diagnostic and treatment modalities. The Iowa City facility is known for a wide range of specialized medical programs. It has a strong and effective affiliation with the University of Iowa College of Medicine. The Medical Center operates 83 beds, including 43 medicine/neurology beds, 25 surgery, and 10 intensive care beds, and 15 psychiatry beds. The Medical Center operates seven community based outpatient clinics in Bettendorf, Waterloo, Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, Ottumwa and Decorah, Iowa; and Galesburg, Quincy and Sterling, Illinois. The Medical Center also operates a satelite outpatient clinic in Coralville, Iowa.

AFFILIATIONS

University of Iowa Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Dentistry
Kirkwood Community College
Coe College
Indian Hills Community College

AUTHORIZED BEDS

83 Authorized

TYPE OF FACILITY

Tertiary Care Medicine, Neurology, Surgery, and Psychiatry

RESEARCH PROGRAM

The research program at the ICVAMC has been active for over 40 years and has consistently been one of the top ten VA facilities nationwide in terms of funding for biomedical research. In the past year support for basic research included $10.5 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs and $24 million from other agencies such as the National Institutes of Health. Presently there are 70 VA-funded projects and 251 active research protocols. Specialized areas of research expertise include the biology of inflammation, diabetic vascular disease, cancer, and immunology. The Iowa City VA Health Care System is the recipient of one five-year Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP)  and a Gulf War Special Initiative. In addition to a successful biomedical research program, the ICVAMC has developed an active Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) program and has active projects in Rehabilitation Research and Development (RR&D). HSR&D projects include a Center for Research Innovation and Implementation of Strategies in Practice (CRIISP) that focuses on development of best clinical practice models, and other grants that address areas such as the economic effects of guideline implementation, wound healing, and telemedicine.   RR&D projects are focused on glaucoma and other visual problems.   The research program has full accreditation by AAHRPP for its human research protection program and by AAALAC for its animal care and use programs.  In response to OEF/OIF, our investigators have developed new projects to understand better ways to manage patients with traumatic brain injuries and post traumatic stress disorder.   We continue to aggressively pursue new investigators and ensure relevance to the VA mission to maintain our success. 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Histocompatibility Typing
MRI
CT Scanning
Sleep Studies Laboratory
Women's Health Clinic
Hemodialysis
Neurological Services
Regional/National Referral Center for:
* Renal Transplantation
* Coronary and Peripheral Angioplasty
* Cardiac Catheterization
* Interventional Radiology
* Oncology Services
* Mohs' Surgery
* Nuclear Medicine Network
* Palliative Care
* Respite Program
* PTSD Program
* Intensive Care Units
* Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Services Offered Through Affiliate:
* Complete Organ Transplantation
* Kidney and Gallstone Lithotripsy
* Radiation Therapy
* Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
* Visual Impairment Services Team

The following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) come under this facility:

Davenport, Iowa
Quad Cities Outpatient Clinic
2826 West Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52804
Phone: (319) 332-8528
Fax: (563) 332-9331

Quincy, Illinois
Quincy Outpatient Clinic
721 Broadway Steet
Quincy, IL 62301
Phone: (217) 224-3366
Fax: (217) 224-3311

Waterloo, Iowa
Waterloo Outpatient Clinic
945 Tower Park Drive
Waterloo, IA 50701
Phone: (319) 235-1230
Fax: (319) 235-1229

Dubuque, Iowa
Dubuque Outpatient Clinic
2600 Dodge St
Suite A1
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: (563) 588-5520
Fax: (563) 589-9900

Galesburg, Illinois
Lane A. Evans Clinic
310 Home Boulevard
Galesburg, IL  61401
Phone: (309) 343-0311
Fax: (309) 343-0385

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Cedar Rapids Outpatient Clinic
2230 Wiley Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Phone: (319) 369-4340

Ottumwa, Iowa
Ottumwa Outpatient Clinic
1020 N. Quincy Ave., Suite 1
Ottumwa, IA  52501
Phone: (641) 683-4300

Sterling, Illinois
Sterling Outpatient Clinic
406 Avenue C
Sterling, IL  61081
Phone: (815) 632-6200

Decorah, Iowa
Decorah Outpatient Clinic
915 Short Street
Decorah, Iowa  52101
Phone: (563) 387-5840

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: david.aragon@va.gov
Employer: Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: Iowa City, IA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Radiology
Salary Range: $350000.00 to $400000.00 Yearly