This Radiation Oncologist position is located in the Radiation Therapy Service at the Jamaica Plain/Boston location. This is a temporary position, not to exceed 9/30/2021. Selectee will work one to three days per week, up to 24 hours. Applicants must submit a CV for this position. THIS POSTING IS AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE TO APRIL 30, 2021. The VA Boston HealthCare System (VABHS) is the major tertiary referral center for veterans from throughout New England. The Department of Radiation Therapy is recruiting for a part time radiation oncologist at the Jamaica Plain location one to three days per week through 9/30/2021. The department has two linear accelerators that allow for full IMRT, IGRT and radiosurgery capability. A CT-simulator and PET-CT are on site. The IS/treatment planning platform includes MOSAIQ, ADAC and Brain Lab software. Diagnostic radiology services include 64-slice CT scanners and 3T and 1.5 T magnets. Radiation Oncology board certification or board eligibility is strongly desired. Work Schedule: 1 - 3 days per week, to be determined Compressed/Flexible: Not Authorized Telework: Not Authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position Relocation & Travel Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required NOTIFICATIONS: This position is a non-Bargaining Unit position. Selectee may be required to work at any Boston Healthcare System campus, as needed. Candidates who meet the qualification requirements within 15 calendar days following the closing date of the announcement will be considered. This position is in the Excepted Service. Drug Testing Position: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received. Selectee will be required to complete the credentialing process. Applicant's education, length of practice, will be considered by a compensation panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected. Permanent appointment in this position is subject to review by the Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) that will review the selected candidate's education and experience. Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50, (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Participation in seasonal influenza program may be required.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.