Staff Physician - Abdominal Imaging and Interventional Procedures
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
October 30, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Radiology at the Penn State University College of Medicine is seeking a full-time subspecialty trained candidate in the Division of Abdominal Imaging. Preference will be given to candidates with skills and a passion for image guided body interventional procedures. The Abdominal Imaging Division at Penn State is comprised of 13 faculty and sponsors a non-ACGME fellowship in abdominal imaging. It is an active tertiary care academic practice on track to perform approximately 70,000 examinations this year.
The successful candidate should have broad expertise in interpretation of adult diagnostic studies and image guided abdominal and chest procedures. They will participate in evenly distributed call and evening shift responsibilities. A passion for teaching is essential as the education of our medical students, residents, fellows, and staff is a core value of our academic mission. There is opportunity for development of innovative interdisciplinary clinical research through collaboration with the recently established Center for Optimizing Radiology Value (CORVA) dedicated to outcomes research in imaging, procedures, and diagnostic pathways. This Center led by our Vice Chair of Research and staffed with three full-time data analysts provides advanced data mining and analysis support for healthcare innovation and investigator initiated research projects.
The Department has state of the art diagnostic imaging and interventional equipment including four 128 slice Siemens Flash CT scanners with CT fluoro capability, four Siemens 3.0 T clinical MRI scanners, and an additional 3T Prisma 3.0 T MRI unit housed in the MRI Core facility that is used for clinical research.
Medical degree - M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent
Completion of an accredited residency program
Licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Pennsylvania
Board certification/eligibility in Radiology
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.
About Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as we...ll as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school.