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University of Washington

Department of Radiology/University of Washington

School of Medicine

Eastside Specialty Clinic Imaging Center

Director of Radiology and

Outpatient Imaging Business Development

 

The University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Radiology is seeking an outstanding clinical and academic Radiologist to be Medical Director of its Eastside Clinic (ESC).  The Radiologist will be a full member of this top-ten academic Radiology Department and will also oversee outpatient imaging business development. 

 

The ESC is a new ambulatory multispecialty clinic located in Bellevue (five miles from the UW campus) which has incorporated a full-service imaging center.  Modality technologies include GE dual energy plain radiography, GE dual-energy CT with VEO, state-of-the art 1.5 T Philips Ingenia level MR, and Philips Epiq ultrasound.  The ESC Imaging Center is integrated into the Department of Radiology GE Centricity RIS/PACS and operates as a fully functional extension of the main reading room. 

 

The ESC Imaging Center affords an opportunity for strong business development and volume growth – in parallel with growth in the adjacent UW Medicine Multispecialty Clinics.  The successful candidate will have a full-time faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or full Professor non-tenure track in Radiology.  This is a 12-month, multi-year appointment.

 

The ESC Radiology Medical Director’s Responsibilities will include:

 

·       Provide vision, leadership, and management oversight of all ESC Imaging services and operations

·       Formulate, implement, and sustain business development strategies to attract significant new imaging referrals from throughout the Eastside healthcare community.  Lead Department-wide initiatives to grow outpatient imaging business at all sites

·       Serve as the primary onsite radiologist at the ESC Imaging Center. Be the point of contact for referring physicians – both within the ESC and from the community - to ensure excellent service for both physicians and patients.  Rotate to main campus UWMC hospital 

·       Create and continually refine a very high-quality patient experience at ESC Imaging

·       Educate referring physicians in the community about the high quality and advanced technology of UW Imaging services

·       Identify and meet the needs of referring physicians’ and patients.  Support marketing, advertising, and liaison activities aimed at business development for outpatient imaging across UW Medicine

·       Use leadership skills to foster strong teamwork among ESC imaging personnel

·       Be responsible for quality and safety

·       Participate in governance and operations of the ESC

·       Interpret exams provided in your subspecialty area at the ESC as well as similar exams performed at other UW Medicine sites. 

 

Minimum Education and Experience:

Required:

·       A Board-Certified Radiologist with subspecialty expertise preferably Body Imaging or Neuro

·       Experience in the management of Radiology Operations

·       Proven record of success at outreach and market development in a community setting

·       Have enthusiasm for educating residents and fellows

·       Become eligible to practice medicine in the state of Washington

 

Preferred:

·       Leadership experience with demonstrated ability to foster the success of others

·       Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with managing the business aspects in radiology

·       Demonstrated knowledge of or training in process improvement or patient safety

·       Track record of clinical research or education in imaging

 

University of Washington Faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H1-B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

This position is open until filled.  Please reference job number: AA27256

Appropriate candidates should forward a letter of interest, updated curriculum vitae, and names of three individuals who could provide reference letters to:

            Dr. William P. Shuman

Interim Chair and Professor of Radiology

University of Washington, School of Medicine

            Director of Radiology, UW Medical Center 

            Box 357115

1959 NE Pacific Street

Seattle, WA 98195

wshuman@uw.edu

 

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

 

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