Clinical Faculty: Nuclear Radiologist

Banner University Medical Center Tucson
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Facility: Banner University Medical Center Tucson 
Address: 1501 N. Campbell Avenue 
Tucson, AZ 85724 
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Specialty: Radiology : Nuclear Radiology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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The Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona and Banner University Medical Group is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position as a Nuclear Radiologist.  This faculty position is a continuing appointment at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. The successful candidates will receive a faculty appointment to the University of Arizona commensurate with their credentials.

 

Essential Functions & Requirements:

  • BC/BE Diagnostic Radiology. 
  • Fellowship training in Nuclear Medicine
  • Arizona Medical License
  • Ability to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues
  • Work Schedule: 4 Clinical Days/ 1 Academic (1.0 FTE)
  • Average Patient Volume: 30
  • Procedures:  PET, SPECT, Nuclear Cardiology and therapies

In 2018-2019, the division of Nuclear Medicine will be undergoing expansion to a new outpatient medical imaging center and also a new university hospital. A state of the art, digital PET/CT scanner will be installed this year. Additionally, we will have 3 SPECT/CT systems and 3 SPECT scanners. The faculty interpret approximately 2,500 PET/CT scans annually. The nuclear medicine faculty provide training for two nuclear radiology fellows (ACGME-accredited) in addition to residents and medical students. The nuclear medicine faculty interpret the majority of nuclear cardiology scans and also train the cardiology fellows.  We are expanding our therapy program which currently includes radium-223 chloride, radioiodine for benign thyroid disease and thyroid cancer and soon NET treatment. We support numerous clinical trials for neurodegenerative diseases and oncology, including for Lu-177 PSMA therapy.

Tucson provides a host of professional opportunities, cultural amenities and recreational activities such as:

  • Majestic mountains in every direction and breathtaking sunsets
  • K-12 educational options and the academic excellence of the University of Arizona
  • Endless sunshine with no humidity, fresh air and easy access to the sand and surf of San Diego and Mexico
  • Moderate cost of living

Banner University Medical Group offers a generous salary and recruitment incentives, along with an industry leading benefits package that provides security for you and your family.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and pharmacy plans
  • Paid malpractice
  • Eligible for benefits coverage within 30 days
  • Financial savings resources
  • Career advancement and optimal work/life balance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Tuition benefits for you and your immediate family (qualifications/restrictions apply)

 

Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report and has the Magnet® designation for outstanding nursing care.


Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, formerly Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, is a nationally recognized academic medical center, highly regarded for its expertise to treat some of the most complex medical cases. It is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.


Banner – University Medical Center South, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus, is a comprehensive medical center with an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. It is a state-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and is designated a senior-friendly hospital by Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders.


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As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research.

Also located on the campus is Diamond Children’s – recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses’ innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital’s physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Banner – University Medical Center Tucson among the best hospitals in the nation for Geriatrics (2012-15) and for Cardiology and Heart Surgery (2011-12). We have also been ranked as high performing in a variety of specialties during this time, including: Cancer Diabetes and Endocrinology Ear, Nose and Throat Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery Gynecology Nephrology Neurology and Neurosurgery Orthopedics Pulmonology Urology Magnet Recognition In 2003, our Tucson campus became the first hospital in Arizona to receive Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing. This designation is a testament to the innovative, safe and thoughtful care our professional nurses provide patients every day.

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