Job ID: EB-1119463134 Job Title: Division Chief of Breast Imaging Location: Worcester, MA
Chief – Division of Breast Imaging Quality of Life in Charming New England (Near Boston, MA)!
UMass Memorial Medical Center, the top-ranked Best Hospital and clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, is seeking a visionary leader for the Section Chief of Breast Imaging. Under the leadership of the Chair of Radiology, Dr. Max Rosen, the Department of Radiology is comprised of 62 faculty, 20 residents, 9 fellows and 15 PhD’s, and performs approximately 900,000 imaging studies per year across multiple sites in central Massachusetts. The department’s IT platform is fully integrated with a new AGFA PACS and enterprise wide EPIC EMR. The Breast Imaging Chief will have the support of the Chair to continue the expansion and efficient integrate services.
Breast Imaging Program Highlights:
10 breast imagers, and (1) breast imaging fellow, in a NAPBC approved Comprehensive Breast Center, and ACR designated centers of excellence (academic and community sites).
Currently performs diagnostic studies and breast intervention procedures at (4) different sites in central MA.
The Breast Imaging section provides clinical services to the academic facility of the UMass Chan Medical School, (2) community hospitals at Marlborough and Leominster, and other outreach satellite locations. There are plans to expand our services to other community sites.
Currently 45,000 mammograms, 5,000 dedicated breast ultrasounds, 800 breast MRIs and 4,000 interventional procedures are performed annually.
The environment is completely digital and includes 3T and 1.5T MRI suites, seven tomosynthesis units, eight non tomosynthesis units (all Hologic and plans to upgrade some of these units), six ultrasound suites (Philips IU 22, all these units are being updated to EPIQ Elite Diagnostic Ultrasound System in a phased manner), including an ABUS suite (GE Invenia 2.0), and an upright Affirm unit for 3D biopsies and two prone LORADS tables.
Participate in NIH-funded (R01) research. UMass is also a participating site for the TMIST trial.
Needle localizations at the main university campus are mostly wire-free (Savi-Scout).
UMass offers Competitive salary, excellent healthcare and retirement benefits with an incentive plan.
Qualifications for the Position:
Terminal Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent.
Fellowship training in breast imaging.
Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology with an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Massachusetts.
Extensive clinical experience and established leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to lead teams creatively and synergistically.
Quality of Life in New England – Community Highlights:
Centrally located, Worcester is just miles from Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod with a short ride to the scenic Berkshire Mountains. The diverse city of Worcester has (9) colleges and universities including UMass Medical School that overlooks the beautiful panoramic views of Lake Quinsigamond. As the second-largest city in New England, it has powered a rise of booming technology, research, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. Although housing costs in and around Worcester are much more affordable compared to the immediate metro-Boston areas, the drive from Worcester to downtown Boston is less than 45 minutes on nights and weekend. Alternatively, many faculty live halfway between Boston and Worcester and benefit from a “traffic free” reverse commute.
Additionally, as a resident, you’ll enjoy an array of recreational activities including hiking, biking, skiing, and snowboarding or take an easy day trip to the mountains and pristine lakes of Maine, New Hampshire, or Vermont. The city has an outstanding arts & culture scene, and an exciting food district.
UMass Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
UMass Memorial Health is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. As the leading employer in central Massachusetts, we look to draw talent and ideas from individuals of different backgrounds and viewpoints. Kaye/Bassman has a tenured relationship with UMass HealthCare and have been retained, once again, to support them in their efforts to attract and hire talented radiologists to join the faculty.
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