Position: Division Chief of Interventional Radiology
Location: Worcester, MA
Company: UMass Medical School; UMass Memorial Medical Center; Interventional Radiology Division
Specialty: Radiology; Interventional Radiology
Rate: Competitive Salary; Generous Benefits Package; Relocation Assistance
Division Chief of Interventional Radiology Opportunity Description
The Department of Radiology at UMass Memorial Health — the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School and the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts — is seeking an accomplished academic Interventional Radiologist to lead the Division of Interventional Radiology as the Division Chief in Worcester, MA.
As an outstanding leader of Interventional Radiology (IR), you will work with radiology leadership including physician and hospital administration to formulate and execute a strategic plan for service line growth and development, technical innovation, multidisciplinary collaboration, and quality. The successful candidate and master clinician must be ABR-certified with CAQ certification in Interventional Radiology or equivalent and have a proven track record of program growth and development of clinical services. Academic rank will be dependent on qualifications, but is expected to be at the level of Associate / Full Professor level. A firm commitment to research, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, successful mentorship, and experience with research grants is highly desirable.
Providing complete IR services through intellectual vibrancy and technological innovation, the UMass IR Division is comprised of 6 fellowship-trained IR faculty, 2 body-trained faculty who perform CT and US guided procedures, and 14 APPs who perform image-guided procedures and assist with the initial evaluation and post-procedure management of IR patients. The IR division has close, productive collaborations with vascular surgery, oncology, and trauma, performing over 1,600 procedures per year, in addition to 2,200 vascular access procedures. The division also works closely with the NeuroInterventional Radiology (NIR) team who perform a wide array of complex NIR procedures in 2 additional Philips biplane rooms, in support of the UMass comprehensive New England Center for Stroke Research.
The Department of Radiology performs approximately 800,000 imaging studies per year across six sites in Central Massachusetts and via its joint venture with Shields MRI. Currently, the department receives approximately $6M in external research funding as well approximately $2M in support of clinical trials. The department has an enterprise-wide PACS system (AGFA and TeraRecon), as well as EPIC EMR.
QUALITY OF LIFE:
The idyllic location in Worcester, MA is close to all the lifestyle benefits of New England including Boston, Cape Cod, and numerous other surrounding recreational areas. Most faculty have the option for hybrid work, with many faculty members working from home or at UMass’s suburban Boston reading room. As the leading employer in the Worcester area, UMass seeks talent and ideas from individuals of varied backgrounds and viewpoints who will lead interprofessional teams and create and support an inclusive, patient-centered environment in which all members of the team are empowered to succeed. UMass offers an attractive benefits package and competitive salaries.
- Complex IR procedures include (per year): Embolization/Chemo-embolization: 126; Y90 Therosphere embolization: 31; RF Ablation: 28; Treatment for AAA endo-leak repair: 15; and Uterine, prostate, liver, renal embolization: 23.
- Access to mobile C-arms at both the Memorial and University campuses for venous access and “small” procedures.
- Dedication to Research: A 10,000-square-foot facility with a strong focus on image-guided surgery. The center includes 2 single plane, fixed IR rooms (Allura FD20 and an Azurion), a 3T Ingenia large bore MRI scanner, a small-bore Bruker 7T MR instrument, an MI Labs PET/SPECT/CT unit, a Nano SPECT/CT, two (2) IVIS scanners, a Li-Cor Pearl Fluorescence imager, and a Vevo 3100 Ultrasound unit.
- Experience a highly collegial, collaborative, and supportive work environment where you can make significant contributions in your area of specialization, while having the freedom to explore individual interests and innovations
- Ranked in the Top 10% of U.S. Medical Schools by U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”
- UMass ranks 2 in New England for NIH research funding — the fastest growing research institution in the United States.
- The research enterprise received approximately $421 million in research grants and contracts in fiscal year 2021.
- Excellent clinical training: in diagnostic and IR through the Integrated and Independent IR Residency Programs.
- UMass hospitals are fully accredited by the Joint Commission.
- UMass Chan Vaccine Corps helped give 93,000+ COVID-19 shots.
- Working at UMass comes with the benefit of living in the second largest city in Massachusetts and New England.
- MD, DO degree, or equivalent medical degree.
- ABR certified or eligible with CAQ certification in Interventional Radiology or equivalent
- Completion of an ACGME-accredited Interventional Radiology Fellowship training program is required.
- Unrestricted State of Massachusetts Medical License (current or eligible prior to the start of appointment).
- A minimum of five (5) years of administrative experience serving in a leading role within an academic section of Interventional Radiology. Managerial and mentoring experience is a must.
- A Deep Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
- Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, qualifications, experience, and academic background.
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Salary and academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and academic background. UMass offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including competitive salary base with productivity incentive, dedicated professional development funds, retirement matching and investment options, etc.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
At UMass, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of UMass represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education and healthcare. UMass is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.