The Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center of Richmond, VA is seeking a Radiation Oncologist to start July 2017. Office hours will be Monday through Friday 730am to 4:00 pm. The ideal candidate will be someone who is board certified or board eligible with an interest in prostate brachytherapy and liver cancer and body stereotactic radiotherapy. As a group, we offer 4DCT, 3D Conformal, IMRT, intracranial SRS, and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for prostate, liver and lung cancer. Patients are currently being enrolled on clinical trials. There are 450 new patients per year, and the service is a national referral site servicing 20 VA facilities for prostate brachytherapy. There are two Linear Accelerators and a CT Simulator. Call schedule is shared with Virginia Commonwealth University and is only 4 weeks a year. There is an established mpMRI and MR-Guided prostate biopsy program. Physics and dosimetry services are supported through a sharing agreement with the academic affiliate.
- Potential adjunct faculty appointment with Virginia Commonwealth University at the Assistant to Full Professor level
- Practice evidence-based medicine without the hassles of high malpractice premiums
- Utilize the most sophisticated Integrated Electronic Medical Records network with centralized patient registration and billing.
- Possible research opportunities
Compensation is commensurate with education, training, and experience. Compensation formula includes base salary and market rate. In addition, there is an annual incentive bonus based on quality and service measures such as patient satisfaction and performance appraisal.
VA employees also enjoy a robust Government benefits package that includes medical, retirement, dental, vision, malpractice insurance, flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance 26 paid vacation days, 13 paid sick days, and 10 paid holidays. Student loan repayment may be offered pending the availability of funds.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center:
The Richmond VAMC is a 399 operating bed facility which offers primary, secondary, and tertiary diagnostic and therapeutic health services in medicine, surgery, neurology, rehabilitation medicine, intermediate care, acute and sustaining spinal cord injury, skilled nursing home care, and palliative care.
The facility features state-of-the-art equipment. The VAMC has ADC, Vitrea, TeraRecon, and Dynacad workstations along with Ultrasound equipment and PET CT16.
Richmond, VA, is a community-of-choice, with state capital and city amenities. The city consistently ranks among "Best Places to Live and Work in America" in several national publications. The city's size, scale and location, combined with the lifestyle change of the VA, emphasizing a healthy work-life balance, means you can mesh opportunities for rest and relaxation with the demands of professional life. Richmond also provides ready access to Washington DC, beaches, and mountains.
For immediate consideration and more information please contact Keith Liles, VA National Health Care Recruitment Consultant.
VA National Health Care Recruitment Consultant