VA CENTRAL CALIFORNIA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (VACCHCS) MEDICINE SERVICE/DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE Chief of Radiology
VA Central California Health Care System is considering qualified applicants for our complexity Level 1c health care facility. The selected candidate will demonstrate advanced leadership qualities, as well as strong strategic planning skills, dedication to patient-centered care, and a commitment to organizational stewardship. VA Central California HCS maintains a close relationship with the University of California, San Francisco – Fresno Medical Education Program, and there are teaching and research opportunities available as an appointed member of the UCSF-Fresno faculty. In addition to performing clinical duties in his/her specialty or sub-specialty, the selected candidate should be familiar with Graduate Medical Education and Allied Health, including Academic Affiliations, and should have the knowledge and capacity to develop and manage a thriving Clinical Performance Improvement program. Highly qualified candidates are needed to lead, give direction, provide knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of executive leadership, and lead professional staff in the clinical domain. Candidates must meet the qualifications for faculty appointment with UCSF and must be board certified, residency trained in Diagnostic Radiology and should be skilled in interpretation of all radiology imaging modalities. Fellowship/subspecialty training (i.e., Musculosketal, Abdominal Imaging, MRI or Interventional) is not required, but is preferred. Nuclear medicine experience not required, but is preferred.
The VA Central California HCS, based in Fresno, proudly serves veterans throughout Central California. The medical center is situated on 18.5 acres and was dedicated in March 1950. VA Central California HCS is a 57-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state of the art primary and secondary care in major diagnostic and treatment specializations, including a 12-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, and three CBOC’s. A 54-bed Community Living Center is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care. In 2017, VA Central California HCS treated 31,204 patients, including nearly 383,510 outpatient visits and 3,258 inpatient discharges. VA Central California HCS is a national leader in same-day Primary Care and Mental Health access, and provides specialized services such as: Audiology, Speech Pathology, Cardiac Cath Lab, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Diabetes Education, Diagnostic Radiology, Electrophysiological Studies, Endocrinology, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Homeless Veteran’s Program, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), Laparoscopic Surgery, Medical Research Projects, Mental Health, Primary Care, Nuclear Medicine, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Amputation Care & Treatment (PACT), Prosthetics, PTSD Clinical Team (PCT), Pulmonary Function, Orthopedic Total Joint Replacement Program, Renal Program, Respite Care, Sleep Lab, Substance Abuse Treatment, Visual Impairment (VIST),Women's Health Services.
Located in the heart of California, Fresno has an unmatched diversity of natural beauty and recreational opportunities, not to mention its proximity to three national parks, national forests, and wilderness areas. Fresno County is known as the nation’s leading agricultural county, peppered with country trails and blossoming orchards, as well as lakes, rivers, foothills and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Conveniently located within a day’s drive of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and 120 minutes from the Central Coast, Fresno is at the center of numerous recreational activities. As California’s fifth largest city, Fresno also offers many cultural opportunities stemming from area museums, restaurants, and festivals, with a lower cost of living than found in other California locales.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.