Physician - Radiology, Nuclear Medicine Division Chief

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Job Title:Physician - Radiology, Nuclear Medicine Division Chief

Department:Medicine | Radiology


The Department of Radiology at The Ohio State University is seeking a Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Division Chief who is passionate about clinical excellence, dedicated to advancing research and innovation, committed to education, mentorship, and sponsorship, and who demonstrates a deep commitment to patient-centered care. The Nuclear Medicine Division at OSU is in an exciting period of growth – it is home to a nationally recognized theranostics program that supports real-time multidisciplinary collaboration in patient care, and planning for installation of the hospital’s first cyclotron is underway. More broadly, OSUWMC is entering an exciting phase of growth of its ambulatory and inpatient services, creating additional, excellent opportunities to build upon and substantially expand our Nuclear Medicine programs. Notably, the organization’s strategic plan includes $4 billion in facilities expansion and programmatic development over the coming years.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Directs the day-to-day clinical operations of the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Division of the Department of Radiology:

  • Provides patient care as related to the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Service.
  • Coordinates daily assignments of clinical staff to meet patient care needs throughout the Medical Center.
  • Establishes metrics and provides data-driven feedback to the team to create strategies for development and improvement.

Administrative duties:

  • Provides executive leadership in the Department of Radiology, including identifying and articulating a vision and strategic direction for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging related to clinical care, growth, educational priorities, and research and innovation.
  • Represents the Department on matters pertaining to Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging in ambulatory and inpatient settings.
  • Leads the recruitment of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging faculty and professionals as needed to support the clinical, education and research missions of the Division and the Department.
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures to ensure consistency with best practice standards.

Education, Research, and Faculty Development:

  • Conducts, oversees, and provides opportunities for lectures, seminars, and related educational offerings, both within OSUWMC and at the regional and national level.
  • Collaborates with faculty in the Division to develop and lead a Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Research Program. This includes fostering collaborations in clinical trials across OSUWMC and the James Cancer Hospital.
  • Serves as a mentor and sponsor of residents, fellows, and faculty in the Division.
  • Conducts Annual Reviews for faculty in the Division.

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrates significant scholarly activity, with an established or developing national reputation in Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
  • Ideally, should qualify for appointment at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level. However, Assistant Professors demonstrating significant scholarly productivity will be considered.Successful completion of dedicated training in Nuclear Medicine, either through a Nuclear Medicine Residency or a Diagnostic Radiology Residency with additional fellowship training in Nuclear Radiology.
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine certified, or American Board of Radiology certified with subspecialty training and certification in Nuclear Radiology.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills desired.
  • Must support and embrace the diverse and inclusive culture of the Division, the Department, the Medical Center, and the University.

Our ambition as a Department is to be a leading radiology department that:

  • Delivers exceptional patient care
  • Breaks new ground through team science and discovery
  • Trains tomorrow’s clinicians, innovators, and leaders
  • Includes, collaborates, and inspires
  • Puts our patients and people first

The Department of Radiology is rapidly growing, with expanded services at off-site imaging centers, renovations to our existing clinical spaces, and new spaces through the medical center strategic expansion project ($3+ Billion):

Main campus: NEW Construction of a state-of-the-art biomedical research tower, hospital inpatient tower, ambulatory center and Health Sciences building that will house the College of Medicine

Around the city: NEW Construction of 4 newly designed ambulatory care centers (2 of which are now open), in addition to, 16 established ambulatory care centers up and running today

The benefits of working for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

  • Competitive base salary with ample additional income opportunities
  • Unmatched Retirement Benefits:
    • 14% employer match
    • Eligible to participate in 403(b) and 457(b) Supplemental Retirement Accounts
    • Increased retirement savings through Retirement Continuation Plan 415(m)
  • Exceptional health, vision, and dental benefits, including:
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Family Building Assistance and Benefits
    • Lifestyle Spending Accounts
  • Child Care Programs
  • Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and institutional support to fulfill requirements
  • Tuition Assistance Plan covers, up to:
    • 10 credit hours per term for faculty and staff
    • 50% of a dependent’s fees per semester
  • 11 Recognized Annual Holidays
  • Annual Leave Accruals:
    • 120 hours of Sick Time
    • 176 hours or Vacation Time
  • Generous CME allowance

Why we’re proud to work for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

  • Central Ohio’s Academic Leader
  • One of the largest and most diverse medical centers in the country; only academic medical center in central Ohio and Columbus (Ohio’s largest and most rapidly growing metropolitan region)
  • Ranked one of “America’s Best Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report for over 30 consecutive years Voted one of Central Ohio’s “Best Places to Work” by Columbus Business First newspaper”
  • For over 30 years, recognized as a national leader in quality outcomes and patient safety

Reasons to live in Columbus, Ohio:

  • 1.8 million population base and diverse cultural, sports, dining and recreational opportunities Recently voted the #1 IT city in the nation surpassing Silicon Valley
  • Home to several Fortune 500 companies
  • Ranks in Money magazine’s picks as one of the ten best big cities
  • 2nd fastest growing major metropolitan area in the Midwest: 14th largest city in the nation Booming real estate market
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All inquiries, nominations, and applications with cover letter and Curriculum Vitae should be directed in confidence to:

Kam Carlberg, Faculty Recruitment

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. To build a diverse workforce, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. Ohio State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Job Description
Physician specializing in nuclear medicine to serve as a member of the Division of Nuclear Medicine, within the Department of Radiology; directly and indirectly delivers patient care services in both inpatient and outpatient settings; interprets diagnostic imaging examinations; prepares reports of imaging findings and clinical assessments, responds promptly to consultation requests; documents all provided services and instructions in medical records; educates patients and promotes wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials, resources and services to patients and their families; directs and participates in quality assessment/improvement activities; responds and maintains open communication with referring physicians; serves as preceptor and directly provides abdominal imaging training of residents, fellows, medical students, undergraduate & graduate students, nursing staff, and other allied medical professionals; ensures continuing medical education and compliance requirements are met; participates in department, college, medical center and university committees and other service activities.

Minimum Education Required
Doctorate (Professional) or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications
M.D./D.O. degree in medicine or equivalent education; completion of a residency and fellowship training program required; board certification or eligibility from the American Board of Nuclear Medicine required; current or interim permit to practice medicine the State of Ohio Medical Board required; active certification from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) preferred; ongoing sub-specialty certifications of added qualifications preferred.

Location:Twelfth Ave, 395 W (0356)

Position Type:Regular

Shift:First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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