The University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Radiology and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System is seeking an outstanding clinical radiologist to be Chief of Radiology at VA Puget Sound Health Care Systems (VAPSHCS. We invite applications for a full-time faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor (0113). Associate Professor (0112) or Professor (0111), non-tenure track, to join the Diagnostic Imaging Service (DIS) at the University of Washington's affiliated (VAPSHCS). This is a multi-year appointment on a twelve month service period.
We are recruiting for a full-time radiologist to serve as Chief of the Radiology section board certified or board eligible preferred. The incumbent is assigned as a Diagnostic Radiologist to the Diagnostic Imaging Service and reports to the Director, Diagnostic Imaging Service. The incumbent will function as an equal member within the larger team of staff radiologist. Individuals with specialized fellowship training in a particular sub specialty may be assigned responsibilities for that sub specialty and may function as the primary radiologist responsible for formulating policy, procedures, education and training impacting the daily clinical operations of the sub specialty. The incumbent may be required to function as the Deputy Director, Diagnostic Imaging Service. The incumbent is fully accountable and has responsibility for the effective and efficient management and supervision (planning, directing, organizing, and coordinating) of radiology programs and services.
Duties will include: exercising administrative, programmatic, clinical, and academic oversight of radiology programs to ensure delivery of quality services; coordinating and integrating both clinical and administrative aspects of the programs into a comprehensive package of services to meet the needs of the veteran population; continuously reviewing and evaluating the professional performance of all individuals with clinical privileges; ensuring that there is compliance and standards that are applicable to radiology programs (assessment of the patient; care of the patient; patient rights/organizational ethics, continuum of care; safety, etc.); participating in the recruitment process to ensure the hiring and retention of the highest quality radiology staff and participation in employee/ labor relations matters as appropriate.
The preferred candidates for this position should be American Board of Radiology certified with fellowship training in radiology sub specialty expertise e.g. body, abdominal cardiothoracic, musculoskeletal imaging with prior leadership experience in a Radiology related field; must hold or be eligible for Washington state medical licensure and must have documented scholarly activities and publications suitable for appointment to the Radiology Department at the University of Washington at an appropriate faculty rank.
Candidates for this position must hold an M.D. (or equivalent) in the field and possess or be eligible for full medical licensure in Washington State. Successful candidates must hold American Board of Radiology Certification, and must have completed an accredited fellowship in a Radiology subspecialty and must be a US citizen.
The recruitment is open until filled.
Please address inquiries (reference #19040) and current CV to:
Joseph Rajendran MD, FACNM, FASNC. Professor of Radiology and Director of Diagnostic Imaging VA Puget Sound Health Care Systems 1600 S. Columbian Way (S-114-RAD) Seattle WA, 98108-1597 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions please contact: Aleece Faivre, Acting Administrative Officer, Diagnostic Imaging Service, VAPSHCS, 206-764-2535, email email@example.com UW faculty members engage in teaching, research and service. The Department of Veterans Affairs and University of Washington are building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourage applicants from female and minority candidates. The Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Washington are affirmative action and equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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