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 recruiting for a full-time, board certified (or re-certified within the last 10 years) RADIATION ONCOLOGIST to join our established, expanding Radiation Oncology department and bring the best in cancer care and treatment to our Veterans. This position is located on a hospital based practice. The successful candidate for this position must be highly skilled and experienced in the modern area of Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Brachytherapy in all sites, background in patient care and teaching, track-record of productivity and proficiency in preclinical, clinical, and/or translational researches in the field of radiation oncology, and will participate in the expansion of these programs. Duties of this position include the following:
Consulting and evaluating patients referred to Radiation Therapy
Planning and managing the patient's daily radiation treatment
Following up on patients who have completed radiation therapy
Participating in Tumor Boards and other interdisciplinary conferences
Developing and participating in the expansion of the IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, Brachytherapy and cancer research programs
Participating in the Section's chart rounds and ongoing departmental activities
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.
Work schedule is Monday - Friday 7:45am - 4:30pm On-call rotation; nights and weekends as needed
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
US Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education. 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.
Licensure. 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.
English Language Proficiency. Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
Additional Salary Information: 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.
The Mountain Home VA Health Care System includes the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Mountain Home (Johnson City), TN, is 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. This VA medical center provides a full range of patient care services utilizing state-of-the-art technology as well as numerous educational and research opportunities. The MHVAHCS received the Veteran's Health Administration Cary Award for 2013, recognizing us at the highest level of VA quality achievement nationally.