Vice Chair for Clinical Operations Associate or Full Professor Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences University of Utah
Description: The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking a radiologist who can serve as the Vice Chair for Clinical Operations. This individual is expected to promote the value of clinical imaging in our rapidly expanding health system. Among various responsibilities, the candidate is expected to oversee and provide clinical services in collaboration with section chiefs; establish and operationalize clinical staffing models; create new service lines; strategize clinical IT; integrate workforce and teaching in the clinic in collaboration with training program directors; assist translational research in the clinic; expand clinical network operations within the health system; interface with clinical departments, hospitals, and clinics; and improve quality of the clinical practice. The academic appointment will be at a rank of Associate or Full Professor.
Qualifications: The candidate should be American Board of Radiology (or equivalent) certified, subspecialty fellowship trained (or equivalent) in, but not limited to, abdominal imaging, musculoskeletal imaging, or cardiothoracic imaging. The candidate should be able to obtain an unrestricted Utah medical license. The candidate should have strong clinical, interpersonal, and leadership skills. The candidate should be able to develop innovative and collaborative operational strategies and metrics. The evidence of active engagement in academic radiology operations is strongly desired.
Facilities and Institution: The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences provides clinical services at the University Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Institute (an NCI-designated premier cancer center), and multiple major outpatient centers along the Wasatch Front where more than 2 million residents reside. A new ambulatory care center as well as a major outpatient center are currently under development. The Department operates extensive imaging resources, including multiple MRIs, dual-energy CTs, intraoperative MRI, and PET-CT scanners within the health system. The Department offers an outstanding residency program and subspecialty fellowship programs. Pre-clinical imaging resources, such as micro PET-MRI and 7T MRI, are also available. The clinical and academic operations are supported by outstanding administrative and IT teams. The University of Utah Health Sciences offer various leadership programs and research training opportunities for faculty members. A leader in quality care, the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics were ranked #1 in Quality, Safety, and Accountability among all academic medical centers in 2016 and consistently ranked in the top 10 over the past six years in a row.
Location: The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, in the foothill of the Wasatch Mountains at the western edge of the Rocky Mountains. Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, multicultural city, listed at 7th Best Place for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine in 2015. Seven ski and summer resorts, including Park City (home of the Sundance Film Festival), Deer Valley, Alta, and Snowbird (Oktoberfest), are located close to the campus. Within a day’s drive are nine U.S. National Parks. Salt Lake City is one of the most beautiful, safe, and affordable cities across the USA.
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Room 135, (801)581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
If interested in this position, please apply on-line by going to the following quick link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/66660
Any questions contact: Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD Professor and Chairman of Radiology Department of Radiology, University of Utah 30 North 1900 East #1A071 Salt Lake City, UT 84132, U.S.A. Phone (801)581-8699; Fax (801)581-2414 Email: email@example.com
About University of Utah Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Serving people from across the state and Mountain West, the Department of Radiology at University of Utah Health offers every clinical imaging subspecialty and provides the most advanced, state-of-the-art technology available to diagnose and treat disease. Our highly skilled team of radiologists, nurses, and technologists perform ...and read over 250,000 exams each year.
Our department boasts over 40 board certified sub-specialist radiologists that have expertise in body, neuroradiology, musculoskeletal, chest, cardiac, breast and women’s imaging, and more. Patients can feel assured that when they visit our world-renowned department they are being attended to by some of the most skilled radiologists anywhere.