This position is located at Reynolds Army Health Clinic, Fort Sill, OK.
Fort Sill is located in southwest Oklahoma, Comanche County, and adjacent to the city of Lawton. It is 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, the state capitol, and 50 miles north of Wichita Falls, Texas on Interstate 44.
Fort Sill serves as home of the United States Army Field Artillery School as well the Marine Corps' site for Field Artillery MOS school, United States Army Air Defense Artillery School, the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade and the 75th Field Artillery Brigade. Fort Sill is also one of the four locations for Army Basic Combat Training and many tenant activities.
As a Physician Radiology-Diagnostic you will:
Provision of Direct Patient Care/Technical Requirements:
The incumbent has patient responsibility within the Department when patients are presents for examination, including overall supervision of critically ill patients and provisions for critically ill patients and provision for emergency treatment and resuscitative measures, when necessary.
Provide consultation, reporting the radiologic diagnostics examination, delivering interpretation of the study and the diagnoses of x-ray to the clinician. Re-evaluate incoming studies of patients being transferred from Regional Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) to determine accuracy of diagnoses.
Recommends and directs the care and treatment of the patient. Consults with the requesting physician before a procedure is done, deciding on procedure and ensuring the minimization of the invasion of the patient. Consult with the surgeon in planning the surgical plan approach.
Obtains consultation, provides referral, both within the department and with other medical elements within RAHC, when required by the patients’ condition with other staff radiologist clinicians, residents, fellows, technologists, and nurses as required.
Accomplish special quality assurance studies in accordance with schedules established by the Chief, Department of Radiology. Provide advice, professional opinions and written technical studies and professional review upon request by the Chief, Department of Radiology in support of the various boards and committees within RAHC involved with evaluation of patient care and treatment. The incumbent may be required to attend Department or Clinic board committee meetings in accordance with schedules established by the Chief, of Radiology.
As required and directed by the Chief, Department of Radiology will provide consultative services by telephone or site visit to Regional MTFs.
Performs emergency coverage duty (call) on a rotating schedule basis in an amount proportionate to the incumbent’s fractional share of the diagnostic radiologist staffing levels within the Department of Radiology, RAHC, and will include, but not be limited to, plain film radiologic examinations, Neuroradiology, Computerized Tomography, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Responsible for submitting Diagnostic Radiology reports. These reports of diagnostic interpretations shall be submitted as dictation (on government furnished equipment), as directed in Department SOP by the Chief, Department of Radiology.
Provide technical direction for technicians and ancillary personnel in the Department in the performance of their duties. Investigates new procedures in the sub-specialty to improve or modify diagnostic capabilities.
US Citizenship Required
The position require a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy Degree and a current license to practice in the state or territory of the US
Board Certified/Board Eligible Radiologist
Employee will be required to work irregular shifts and provide emergency coverage, on an on-call basis, for night time, weekend and Federal Holidays.