The Asheville VA Medical Center (AVAMC), Asheville NC, is seeking an experienced Fellowship Trained Board Certified (BC) / Board Eligible (BE) Interventional Radiologist who is also BC / BE in Diagnostic Radiology for mixed Interventional (General) and Bread/Butter Diagnostic (General) Radiology practice, which includes full scope of general diagnostic and interventional imaging, to include tumor ablations and limited neuro/head radiology – no mammography or vascular radiology procedures are expected. AVMC is a tertiary care, 119-bed acute care facility located in Western North Carolina, which operates a separate 120-bed Community Living Center, serving the western North Carolina area and portions of South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM with shared call responsibilities (1:8).
Must have current/active U.S. Medical License
Must be Board Certified / Board Eligible in Interventional & Diagnostic Radiology
Open to U.S. Citizens & May Consider Non-Citizen After Considering All U.S. Citizens
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the confluence of the Swannanoa River and the French Broad River, Asheville North Carolina is a larger medium-sized city with a population of 92,452 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods and is the 11th largest community in North Carolina. Asheville is a city of artists and has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America, and this concentration of artists helps shape Asheville’s character. The city has one of the most impressive comprehensive collections of Art Deco architecture in the United States, with live music playing a significant element in the tourism-based economy of Asheville and the surrounding area, with seasonal festivals, numerous nightclubs and performance venues offering opportunities for visitors and locals to attend a wide variety of live entertainment events. Asheville enjoys a humid subtropical climate, but with noticeably cooler temperatures due to its higher elevation, and mild winters. Asheville is the perfect base from which to explore some of the best state and national park lands in the eastern U.S., from the grand wilderness of the Great Smoky Mountains to the winding wonder of the Blue Ridge Parkway … providing endless opportunities to explore the great and beautiful outdoors … and is a major hub of whitewater recreation, particularly whitewater kayaking, in the eastern US.
The VA supports healthy work-life-family balance, security and satisfaction by offering a robust menu of employee benefits and features
VA Physician Practice is focused on clinical excellence, favorable patient outcomes and high staff satisfaction
Expected range of annual salary of $340,000 to $360,000, in addition to an annual physician performance pay bonus up to $15,000.00 possible, with by-annual longevity pay increases
Paid time off includes 26 days’ vacation, 13 days sick leave, 10 federal holidays and CME time
Health-Dental-Vision-Life Insurance, with monthly premiums partially offset or paid by the government, and includes coverage options for eligible spouse, domestic partner and children
Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) defined benefit retirement pension, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) defined contribution retirement “401K” like plan with up to 5% government 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, email@example.com or call me at (702) 675-5761
Additional Salary Information: - Up to $15,000.00 possible Annual Physician Performance Bonus
Internal Number: Asheville-IR/DR
About Department of Veterans Affairs, Asheville NC Veterans Affairs Medical Center
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.