The Department of Radiology at New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark is recruiting a per diem Nuclear Medicine physician to join our dynamic and evolving department. We serve a diverse community with a wide range of interesting cases. We are a collegial department that values education of residents, clinical excellence, and faculty personal growth and well-being. Although not required, if the applicant is a diagnostic radiologist as well, clinical assignments can also include body imaging. The Department of Radiology has 28 clinical and research faculty members, and 18 diagnostic radiology residents who provide patient care for all the major divisions of contemporary imaging. The department is responsible for all aspects of nuclear medicine at University Hospital, a tertiary care center as well as the Rutgers Advance Practice Imaging, an outpatient PET-CT facility on campus. The department also provides coverage at a satellite facility, East Orange General Hospital. The successful applicant will have dedicated training in nuclear medicine including current certification in nuclear medicine by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine OR current certification or active participation in the examination process leading to certification in Radiology by the American Board of Radiology or the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology including unsealed byproduct material (radionuclides/radiopharmaceuticals) authorized user status. Clinical responsibilities will include all aspects of nuclear medicine imaging including interpretation of diagnostic single photon planar, SPECT-CT and PET-CT studies including nuclear cardiology. Responsibilities will also include providing consultation for and performing radioactive therapeutic procedures, including radioiodine therapy for benign and malignant thyroid disease and other radioactive therapies for malignancy. All applicants interested in this position should direct inquiries to Natalie Colimon-Fitzgerald, MBA, Director of Administration, Department of Radiology (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Dr. Humaira Chaudhry, Chief of Service, (email@example.com, 973-972-5188). Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement
Minimum Education and Experience:
The successful candidate must possess an MD or DO degree and ABR certification in Diagnostic Radiology.
Posting Number: 21FA0138
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 126301
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