Starting July 2018
Applications Now being Accepted for Review
The Department of Radiology at the VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Cardiothoracic Radiologist to join the Cardiopulmonary Imaging Section. Currently six faculty members comprise the recently integrated and well-established Thoracic Imaging and Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Sections and are responsible for interpreting in-patient and out-patient chest radiographs, all chest CT’s including HRCT, CT Aortography, CT Pulmonary Angiography, Cardiac CTA’s, as well as Cardiac MRI and pre-ablation pulmonary vein MR studies. The section interprets approximately 90,000 chest radiographs, more than 20,000 chest CT’s/ CTA’s and over 700 cardiac MRI/MRA studies, and performs more than150 thoracic interventions annually. All imaging is fully digitized on a recently upgraded state-of-art McKesson PACS system. Advanced post-processing modalities including TeraRecon, Vitrea, Syngovia, WebPAX, CMR42, and hospital RIS access is readily accessible at individual 6 megapixel color monitors and workstations. PowerScribe, a flexible Web based speech recognition system, was recently upgraded to the latest. The department has state-of-the-art imaging equipment including 6 current MDCT scanners, 4 of which are Siemen Flash scanners, and 4-1.5T MRI scanners with plans for more installations. Members of the Cardio-Thoracic Imaging Section work in close association with the Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiology, as well as other subspecialty programs.
VCU Medical Center is one of the country’s largest and most sophisticated medical university complexes. The center is the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, houses the largest number of intensive care units in the state, nearly 100 specialty clinics and patient care centers, has a large transplant service, and has a very active ventricular assist and total artificial heart program. The campus is also home to the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia’s first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Our Early Detection Lung Screening Program has been recognized by the American College of Radiology and by Lung Cancer Alliance as a center of excellence. U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals edition has previously ranked the VCU Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and in the Richmond metropolitan area.
Located in central Virginia, Richmond is a thriving Southern city located less than two hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains, Washington, D.C., and the Atlantic coast and beaches. Richmond is also a vibrant center of commerce and the arts.
The city is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies and a leader in manufacturing, distribution, finance, and university education. In addition, Richmond hosts a symphony, an opera and a ballet. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live, raise a family, and practice medicine.
Applicants must be Board certified or Board eligible in diagnostic radiology and be eligible to practice medicine in Virginia. A fellowship in thoracic and/or cardiac imaging or demonstrated competency in cardiothoracic imaging is required. Academic rank and tenure will depend on qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Mark S. Parker, Director, Thoracic Imaging Division, firstname.lastname@example.org 804-828-5064. For additional information, please visit the department’s Web site at http://www.radiology.vcu.edu/index.html.
VCU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
This job ad expires on Tuesday June 5th, 2018