Emergency Radiologist Swing Shift (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor)

Client Secure Search Page: University of Kentucky

Position: Emergency Radiologist (Swing Shift)
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Status: Full-time
Company: University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Specialty: Radiology; Emergency Radiology
Salary + Benefits:
 Competitive Salary; Generous Benefits Package; Relocation Assistance


Emergency Radiology (Swing Shift) Job Description

The Department of Radiology at the University of Kentucky (UK), College of Medicine Albert B. Chandler Medical Center (UK HealthCare) is seeking a dynamic and visionary academic clinician for a full-time, evening appointment at the Assistant Professor Level or higher in the Division of Emergency Radiology. The Emergency Radiologist (Swing Shift) will be an ABR-certified/eligible radiologist and will join the eight (8) existing faculty members within the Division. Reporting to the Division Chief of Emergency Radiology, the Emergency Radiologist (Swing Shift) will be responsible for providing the full range of diagnostic examinations including Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with a focus on body MRI, Ultrasound, and Conventional Radiography (X-ray) at the region’s only Level 1 pediatric and adult trauma center. Coverage is also provided to a community partner emergency department.

This swing shift opportunity (2pm to Midnight, 7 days on/7 days off) provides the radiologist with a schedule of one week on and one week off, which allows for significant flexibility for travel and family.

The ideal candidate will be fellowship-trained in emergency radiology or neuroradiology, but any candidate with strong interest/background in emergency imaging will be considered. The position does not require any procedural skills. The successful Emergency Radiologist (Swing Shift) should also have a demonstrated career interest in emergency radiology, strong clinical skills in all modalities and organ systems, be able to properly function at a high level in a time-sensitive emergency setting, and work well in a collaborative setting. Experience in teaching radiology residents on the clinical service is strongly preferred.

The UK Emergency Radiology Division & UK Chandler Emergency Department:

The UK Chandler Emergency Department is the largest direct portal to the hospital for all acute care. Opened in July of 2010, the Chandler Emergency Department is equipped with state-of-the-art monitoring and life-support systems with trauma facilities that can handle any life-saving procedure. There are endless opportunities to expand clinical expertise as well as to engage in academic pursuits with numerous case studies, posters, exhibits, and papers routinely submitted from the Emergency Radiology Division.

The emergency radiologists at the University of Kentucky are recognized experts in acute care imaging and provide 24/7 coverage support for all diagnostic imaging studies performed through the UK HealthCare emergency services at Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. The Division is tightly integrated into the Emergency Department workflow with the reading room located directly in the UK Chandler Emergency Department. The Division has an active consultation service and maintains close working relationships with many clinical services throughout UK HealthCare System.

Qualifications – How Do You Qualify?:


  • MD or DO degree.
  • Current Board Certification or Eligibility in Diagnostic Radiology (ABR certified).
  • Completion of a Fellowship training program in Emergency Radiology or Neuroradiology, preferred but not required.
  • Unrestricted State of Kentucky Medical License (current or eligible).
  • Qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Radiology and an appointment to the Medical Staff at the Albert B. Chandler Medical Center.

The successful Evening Emergency Radiologist will be ABR certified or eligible by date of hire.

Discover Lexington, KY

Welcome to the heart of Kentucky’s second-largest city! Lexington is thriving with a vibrant art scene, new restaurants and businesses, parks, modern homes, renovated historic buildings, and more. Known as the Horse Capital of the World, the equestrian theme shines bright and our residents and shop-owners know how to show true southern hospitality. Thoroughbreds have been raised here since the late 18th century, and you can see some of the horses run at Keeneland Racetrack, which draws visitors from all over the world. Beyond horses, the city is known for the University of Kentucky and its wildly successful Wildcats basketball team, as well as its historic bourbon distilleries. Lexington’s population of 310,000 makes it the second-largest city in the state, with a walkable downtown, about 450 sprawling horse farms, fantastic eateries, and upscale shopping, as well as the nationally famous Rupp Arena.

Take a romantic walk through the Arboretum, or rent a pedal-boat in Jacobson Park. Lexington has the all the amenities of a large city but still manages to preserve that warm, small-town feel. In all, Lexington is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. 

Application Instructions:

For confidential consideration, those interested contact
Julie Miller 
Academic Radiology Executive Search Consultant
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Email: jmiller@kbic.com or academicmedicine@kbic.com 
Phone: (972) 265-5236 – Direct

Salary and academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and academic background. UK HealthCare offers an excellent benefits package including generous paid time off, retirement benefits, and tuition assistance for college-age children.            

Kaye/Bassman has partnered with UK HealthCare to provide executive search services for the Department of Radiology. UK HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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