Pediatric Radiologist - F54490
The Department of Radiology at the Childrens Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia is currently inviting applications for a full-time pediatric radiologist. Current fellows are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have an interest and commitment to teaching residents and medical students. Expertise in most aspects of general pediatric radiology is required (excluding interventional radiology and nuclear medicine). Teleradiologists provide coverage for overnight studies originating from the ED.
The Childrens Hospital of Richmond, a tertiary care Level I pediatric trauma center serving urban, rural, and suburban families in the greater Richmond area, is currently undergoing a massive expansion with a new, state-of-the-art stand-alone hospital slated to open in Spring 2023. This 500,000-square-foot facility will provide new operating rooms, emergency department space, 72 private rooms for acute and intensive care patients and imaging capacity to include: MR, CT, US, radiography and fluoroscopy, and interventional rooms. The adjoining Children's Pavilion, which opened in Spring of 2016, is the largest, most advanced outpatient facility dedicated to children in the region. The pavilion includes dedicated pediatric X-ray, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, MRI and CT equipment and dedicated pediatric radiologic and nursing support staff.
The Childrens Hospital of Richmond provides a robust opportunity for interdisciplinary research, education, and leadership. U.S. News & World Report recognized Childrens Hospital of Richmond at VCU in its top 50 childrens hospital rankings for 2020-21, as well as being recognized for excellence in 4 specialties: cancer care, nephrology, pulmonology and urology.
The greater Richmond suburb is a rapidly developing family-friendly community and offers top-ranking public schools, a variety of recreational amenities, a 60 mile bike trail to historic Williamsburg, and an attractive cost of living. In fact, several communities are ranked among the nations best. The city is situated within reasonable driving distance from the nations capital, Shenandoah National Park, and Virginia Beach. The city of Richmond has both a rich history and a culturally vibrant diverse ethnic group. Richmond is ranked one of the most exciting food cities in the country with nationally recognized restaurants, and dozens of microbreweries.
The successful candidate will have completed a Pediatric Radiology Fellowship and will have ABR certification or will have passed the Core Component of the ABR Board examination. The applicant must demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Candidate must be eligible for a Virginia medical license and for permanent employment in the USA. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. For additional information related to position specifics or to apply visit us online at: VCU Department of Radiology Careers under: Faculty Opportunities.
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCUs mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.