Radiologist will provide services to the medical staff, support staff, inpatients and outpatients Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Occasionally, the HCWs may need to provide services at one of the other sites within the National Capital Area, Joint Task Force National Capital, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda Naval Hospital, MD 20889 as needed to meet its mission. While specific tasks are outlined as listed below, responsibilities include but are not necessarily inclusive of tasks in which the HCW shall provide.
All services shall be performed in accordance with established principles, practices, and ethics of the medical, and specialty professions/organizations. The standards of performance shall reflect the degree of care, skill, and learning expected of a reasonably prudent Radiologist.
- Education: Physician will have successfully completed an Undergraduate Program, Medical School (M.D. or D.O.), a residency or Subspecialty fellowship training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Radiology and/or Neuroradiology.
- Certification and Licensure: Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Radiology and/or Neuroradiology preferred. Certification: Board certification by the American Board of Radiology, and current BLS and ACLS if required by the client. Valid unrestricted medical license in at least 1 state, territory or commonwealth of the U.S. and will at a minimum be Board Eligible.
- Continuing Education: See Base Contract.
- All Contract HCPs shall meet the qualifications for that specialty and perform essentially the same functions, within the scope of acceptable standards for their technical professional discipline, as those required by DoD or government service technical professionals of similar experience and in similar duty assignments. Contract HCP practices/productivity will be compared to that of other Government personnel assigned to the same medical clinic.
The Radiologist will provide the following services and in strict compliance with standing orders and protocols set forth by the MTF, and IAW JC guidelines to include, but will not necessarily be limited to the following: When assigned, will serve and participate in committees, functions, and other meetings. Provide relevant and timely information, and assists with decision-making and process improvement.
- Interpret radiologic examination of the head, neck, and spine, to include radiographs, CT and MRI.
- Interpret CT/MR perfusion studies and MR spectroscopy Interpret CT/MR neuroangiography
- Perform and interpret lumbar/cervical punctures and myelography.
- Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other healthcare providers.
- Shall be knowledgeable of equipment and supply terminology and skill sufficient to identify and use necessary equipment and supplies properly and to communicate proper use with nurses, medical staff, patients, and family members.
- Shall be sufficiently skilled to teach patients proper self-care and to motivate patients and family members to continue the procedures for promoting rapid healing.
- Shall be knowledgeable and possess skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients. The Contract HCP shall demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the appropriate patient population served: Infants, Children, Adolescent, Adults, and Geriatric (>65).
- Shall be a U.S citizen.
- Shall have documentation of current Drug Enforcement Agency number.
- The Contract HCP shall demonstrate skills in interviewing, examination, assessment, and management of patients with general medical and surgical health problems. Seriously ill patients shall be managed in consultation with or by direct referral to specialty physicians.