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Radiologist (Diagnostic)

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Johnson City , TN 37601

Posted 7 months ago


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?

Johnson City can best be described as a metropolitan melting pot with invigorating music, amazing outdoor activities and enchanting culture and history. As a matter of fact Forbes Magazine ranks Johnson City 14th in their latest rankings of best places to live!

Local festivals include Unity in the Community Festival, Blue Plum Festival, Apple Festival, and the Rhythm and Roots Reunion in nearby Bristol Tennessee/Virginia. Enjoy year round outdoor activities at our area lakes and parks and just a stone's throw away you'll find renowned attractions such as Barter Theater, Bristol Motor Speedway and Asheville North Carolina's Biltmore House. For the Sports Enthusiast you can cheer on future baseball hall of farmers with the area's rookie league baseball team - the Johnson City Cardinals!

Johnson City offers an affordable cost of living, no state income tax, and excellent schools and universities! Start your Adventure in Johnson City Tennessee! A Hometown Heart with a Big City Soul! Visit us on:

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses may be authorized for highly qualified candidates.


Come join one of the VA's premier medical centers in the stunningly beautiful mountains of East Tennessee. Our health care system includes the James H.

Quillen VA Medical Center in Mountain Home (Johnson City), TN located on a 260 acre park-like main campus of massive oak trees and expansive green spaces surrounded by towering mountains, multiple outpatient clinics, a domiciliary and a Community Living Center, providing both short and long-term care. Our academic affiliation with the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) School of Medicine provides rich educational opportunities for trainees and staff alike. We are seeking board certified RADIOLOGIST.

Fellowship training is preferred but not required. The position reports to the Chief of Radiology. The incumbent will provide direct patient care in a hospital setting to adults with acute and chronic medical conditions and serve as a consultant to other physicians.

Must have experience in interpretation of diagnostic radiologic studies generated in the areas of general radiography, computed tomography (including Cardiac CT preferred), magnetic resonance imaging, fluoroscopy, ultrasonography and Nuclear Medicine (including PET/CT preferred). The entire Medical Center utilizes an electronic medical record system, which requires that all physicians be or become computer literate. An active and unrestricted license in any US State or Territory is required. Previous experience in a VAMC with University affiliation is preferred.

Board Certification in Radiology is required. This VA medical center provides a full range of patient care services utilizing state-of-the-art technology as well as educational and research opportunities. The Mountain Home VA Health Care System received the Department of Veterans Affairs Robert W.

Carey Performance Excellence Trophy Award for 2012, recognizing our system at the highest level of VA quality achievement nationally. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. ETSU subspecialty fellows in Cardiology, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, and Gastroenterology have regular rotations at our VA.

In addition to an attractive salary, we offer vacation/sick leave, health/life insurance coverage, and a retirement package including a tax-deferred savings plan. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Salman Qayum, MD, Chief, Radiology Service, 423-979-2670 or fax CV or 423-979-3470, or via email

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, various tours. Also, take part in an on-call rotation for nights and weekends as a backup for Teleradiology.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.



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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply

United States Citizens. First area of consideration will be given to James H.

Quillen VAMC permanent employees.



  • More About VA
  • VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHA physician brochure.

Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26 days per leave year (1 day per pay period).

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

  • Qualifications

  • Basic Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.

  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

  • Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience:

(1) Board eligible/Board Certified in Radiology

(2) Fellowship training

(3) VAMC experience with university affiliation

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

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Radiologist (Diagnostic)

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