ABR Certified Interventional Radiology Physician

Location: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Date Posted: 11-03-2017
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking an American Board of Radiology (ABR) Certified, fellowship-trained, Interventional Radiology and Vascular Ultrasound Physician, to perform Interventional Radiology and Complex Vascular Ultrasound Physician Services at a contract position supporting the eligible beneficiaries of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis. 
Available Position: ABR Certified Interventional Radiology Physician, fellowship-trained, to perform Interventional Radiology and Complex Vascular Ultrasound Physician Services.

Place of Performance: Contractor shall furnish services at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417.

Required Hours: The VA Full Time Equivalency (FTE) for the services required is 1.84 FTE or 3827 hours with 5595 hours of call.  FTE is defined by VA as a minimum of eighty (80) hours every two (2) weeks and does not include holidays. Staffing schedules must be provided to COR or designee five (5) weeks in advance.

The number of ABR Certified physicians to staff Interventional Radiology located within the MVAHCS daily (on site) is:
Monday: 2
Tuesday: 2
Wednesday: 2
Thursday: 1
Friday: 1

Interventional Radiologists Hours: Currently, normal clinic hours are between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday with two, half-day consultation clinics Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. After a 3- to 8-minute daily huddle, Interventional Radiologists must be ready for first case by 8:00 AM.

Off-hours Coverage: On-call emergency services will be required by Interventional Radiologists during off-duty hours. Call coverage hours are as follows: Weekday (Monday through Thursday) call coverage: 4:30 PM through 7:30 AM.

Weekend Call coverage is as follows:
Friday to Saturday: 4:30 PM to 7:30 AM (15 hours)
Saturday to Sunday: 7:30 AM to 7:30 AM (24 hours)
Sunday to Monday: 7:30 AM to 7:30 AM (24 hours)

A VA Interventional Radiologist will take call in rotation with contract Radiologists for a total of seven (7) weekends and thirty-seven (37) weeknights.  Verbal response time to the emergency page is ten (10) Minutes.  The Nurse Manager will use the call log to monitor compliance.

License – The Contractor’s physician(s) assigned by the Contractor to perform the services covered by this contract shall have a current license to practice medicine in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
Board Certification - All contractor’s physician(s) shall be Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR).
Continuing Medical Education (CME) / Certified Education Unit (CEU) Requirements: Contractor shall provide the COR copies of current CMEs as requested by the MVAHCS. Contractor’s physician(s) registered or certified by national/medical associations shall continue to meet the minimum standards for CME to remain current.  Contractor shall report CME hours to the credentials office for tracking. These documents are required for both privileging and re-privileging.  Failure to provide shall result in loss of privileges for contractor’s physician(s).
Technical Proficiency - All contractor’s physician(s) shall have a minimum of two (2) years (post fellowship) experience as a dedicated IR Physician. Contractor’s physician(s) shall be technically proficient in the skills necessary to fulfill the government’s requirements, including the ability to speak, understand, read and write the English language fluently. Contractor shall provide documents upon request of the CO/COR to verify current and ongoing competency, skills, certification and/or licensure related to the provision of care, treatment and/or services performed. Contractor shall provide verifiable evidence of all educational and training experiences including any gaps in educational history for all contractor’s physician(s) and contractor’s physician(s) shall be responsible for abiding by the Facility's Medical Staff By-Laws, rules, and regulations (referenced herein) that govern medical staff behavior.
Life Saving Certifications: ACLS, BLS, CPRS TMS are required.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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