Neuro-Radiologist - Physician
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, TX

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The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center ( MEDVAMC) is currently recruiting for a full-time Neuroradiologist. Applicants must have successfully completed an ACGME accredited residency program in Radiology and a Neuroradiology fellowship (minimum one year, with two-year preferred). Applicants should have completed training requirements for subspecialty certification in neuroradiology (CAQ). A full, current, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, territory or commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia is required. Applicants must possess a strong academic background, research interests and achievements. Strong teaching skills are preferred; the MEDVAMC is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and the selected candidate will be eligible for appointment to a faculty position at BCM.

Days and times of coverage are 9:00 am to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. The professional duties include, but are not limited to:

Interpretation and professional oversight/technical direction of:

Neuro Computed Tomography imaging examinations,

Neuro Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examinations,

Performance of basic neuroradiological procedures to include myelograms, lumbar punctures, epidural nerve root injections, disc injections, facet injections,

Resident training and consultation referable to Neuroradiology,

Professional or technical direction of support personnel, as applicable,

Professional or technical direction of a Quality Assurance Program, as applicable,

Participation in conferences and consultations. Neuro interventional procedures

Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified candidates in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)

The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center serves as the primary health care provider for more than 130,000 veterans in southeast Texas. Veterans from around the country are referred to the MEDVAMC for specialized diagnostic care, radiation therapy, surgery, and medical treatment including cardiovascular surgery, gastrointestinal endoscopy, nuclear medicine, ophthalmology, and treatment of spinal cord injury and diseases. Located on a 118-acre campus and built in 1991, MEDVAMC is a state-of-the-art facility with 580 operating beds comprised of 359 acute care beds, a 40-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, a 141 bed Community Living Center. It also has a 40-bed domiciliary residence for homeless Veterans.

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