Job ID: J113764
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 28, 2017
The Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking a new member for the Division of Cardiothoracic Radiology. Qualifications include certification by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology and completion of fellowship training in the subspecialty; participation in the ABR Maintenance of Certification for Thoracic /Cardiac Radiology or eligibility for such is required.
The successful candidate will participate fully in a busy division which supplies services to four hospitals and three imaging centers. The Division of Cardiothoracic Radiology currently consists of three chest radiologists and general radiologist providing plain film support. They provide a wide range of diagnostic services, including plain film, chest CT (with cardiac CT, gated aortic CTA), TAVR and chest MR imaging (including cardiac MRI). Ability to do procedures including lung biopsies, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, and radiofrequency ablation would be optional. A physician’s assistant and resident(s) will assist with clinical care and procedures. Opportunities to practice body imaging and general radiology are also available.
Equipment includes 11 CT scanners, including a 64 slice dual source CT, 128-slice CT, multiple 64 slice CT scanners, dedicated procedure CT scanners, and 16-slice PET CT; computed and digital radiography; nine 1.5 Tesla magnets; up to date ultrasound equipment at all sites, mostly Philips IU-22 or HD-11 units.
Allegheny Health Network encompasses a radiology residency with a complement of 27 residents and one fellowship position. The successful candidate will also actively participate in the training program in terms of clinical and didactic teaching to the residents and medical students. Additionally, the faculty participates in, and is a valued member of a number of multidisciplinary conferences. As a campus of Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM), academic appointment to the DUCOM faculty is available.
The physician will be employed by the Allegheny Clinic of the Allegheny Health Network. Total compensation package will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; flexible spending account; cash balance retirement plan; 403(b) retirement savings plan; 457(b) deferred compensation plan; paid vacation and CME allowance; paid sick days; paid holidays; possible relocation assistance, work-life balance program; day care center; fitness club; credit union; and paid bereavement days.
The Allegheny Clinic is an integrated network of primary and specialty care providers committed to achieving the highest level of patient satisfaction and clinical performance. Based in Pittsburgh, the organization includes physicians who practice in communities throughout Western Pennsylvania. Our physicians – along with a group of dedicated, compassionate nurses and support staff – provide a wide range of diagnostic, clinical and preventive services to patients of all ages. The Allegheny Health Network is recognized as the healthcare quality and personalized service leader in its market.
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