Candidates read diagnostic radiology cases with opportunities to perform general procedures/light IR. Modalities include: radiography, ultrasonography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography, mammography, and magnetic resonance imaging.
Diagnostic Radiologist who can read PET/CT and Body Imaging Skills.
Work rotation includes 1 community hospital and 3 outpatient centers. Call is shared with the other Diagnostic Radiologists.
This hospital-based position will begin as a shared workload, with IR accounting for 50% and diagnostic radiology representing 50% of the daily workload. The IR business has potential for rapid growth as the group has earned the trust of the community and has been encouraged to expand beyond these general IR cases.
The scope of the IR practice includes: paracentesis, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, myelography, arthrography, fluoroscopy, joint injections, biopsies, abscess drainages, nephrostomy tube placement, ureteral stenting, cholecystostomy, biliary drainage, tunneled pleural/peritoneal drains, IVC filter placement and retrieval, tunneled central catheter placement, angiography, angioplasty, and vascular stents. Additional skills which may be helpful in the future: saphenous vein occlusion, radiofrequency ablation, cryotherapy, and uterine arterial embolization.
The position will rotate call with the other general radiologists and will include back-up for IR procedures on occasions which require emergent treatment.