Job Number: 201129
Department: Radiology MD Admin
Nuclear Medicine Trained Radiologist needed to Join Radiology Teaching Program
Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a full time Radiologist with fellowship training in Nuclear Medicine to join our care team of 28 radiologists. This position offers multidisciplinary collaboration with a collegial team of dedicated and talented providers, residents, and staff.
Team Approach to Patient Care. The radiology and nuclear medicine teams enjoy face-to-face and collaborative relationships with experienced, sub-specialized medicine and surgical colleagues, radiation oncologists, and pathologists. All members of the team work for Virginia Mason and have the same team-based approach to care: the patient comes first.
Diagnostic Radiology at Virginia Mason. The Department of Radiology provides imaging services for inpatients and outpatients at our main campus in downtown Seattle and outpatient imaging at 6 regional medical centers located across the larger metropolitan area of Seattle and the Puget Sound. 250,000 diagnostic exams are performed annually including advanced CT, MR, and Nuclear Medicine imaging as well as image-guided interventional and neurointerventional procedures.
Nuclear Imaging at Virginia Mason. Nuclear imaging is staffed daily by one of three nuclear medicine trained radiologists and an experienced technical staff who provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to a wide variety of patients from the Pacific Northwest. The nuclear medicine department is located at the Seattle campus and includes SPECT/CT and a new state-of-the-art PET/CT scanner. Nuclear medicine radiologists supervise radioisotope treatments including Iodine-131 ablative therapy and Lutetium-177 PRRT.
Commitment to Teaching. Virginia Mason supports residency programs in radiology, anesthesiology, surgery, urology, and internal medicine. The radiology residency program at Virginia Mason is one of the oldest in the Pacific Northwest and the education and training of residents is a core mission of the Department of Radiology.
Innovation in Healthcare. Innovation is encouraged at all levels at Virginia Mason and faculty have the opportunity to learn and apply the principles of the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS). Through application of Lean principles to healthcare, VMPS has been the engine to create a culture of continuous improvement, high reliability and safety, and patient-centric care.
Research Opportunities. Research is not required but encouraged and supported. The Department of Radiology and the Nuclear Medicine section are engaged in a number of clinical trials and enjoy collaborative research relationships with other clinical departments at Virginia Mason and the Benaroya Research Institute. A research specialist is available within the department to support and assist in research projects and the organization provides pilot grants to support research time. The Virginia Mason Center for Health Care Improvement fosters research and publication of innovations in health care delivery.
Career Growth. The Department of Radiology and Virginia Mason are dedicated to training and developing leaders from within the organization for leadership in clinical and administrative roles.
Compensation. Includes competitive salary, vacation, retirement and health benefits, and faculty education allowance.
- ABR BC/BE in diagnostic radiology
- Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine with ABR CAQ in Nuclear Medicine or American Board of Nuclear Medicine certification
- 3+ years’ experience preferred, not required
- Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA
- Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice
About Virginia Mason
Virginia Mason, established in 1920 in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as a preeminent health care organization focused on delivering quality services to our patients. We have a 336-bed hospital in Seattle and Multispecialty Group Practice with more than 450 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers, you will find our culture is the very definition of best practices and a model that is the benchmark for other organizations. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters-our patients.
Living in the Pacific Northwest
Located in the Pacific NW, Seattle is an area with a mild climate year round and close to the great outdoors where we enjoy an abundance of activities with our close proximity to the waters of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. City life and cultural activities are also thriving. With a variety of neighborhoods and areas to work and live, there are many choices for the type of lifestyle you’d like to enjoy.
Each Person. Every Moment. Better Never Stops.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Nuclear Medicine Trained Radiologist needed to Join Radiology Teaching – Seattle, Washington