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Virginia Mason Medical Breast Imager Needed to Join Radiology Teaching Program in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 210308 Department: Radiology MD Admin Hours: NegotiableRadiologist - Breast Imaging/Body ImagingVirginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a full timeRadiologist to join our care team of 28 radiologists. This position offers multidisciplinary collaboration with a collegial team of dedicated and talented providers and staff and the opportunity to teach in our radiology residency program.Position HighlightsTeam Approach to Breast Imaging. The breast imaging department collaborates to provide comprehensive screening, diagnostic and interventional services for a wide variety of patients. We provide tomosynthesis, automated breast ultrasound screening (ABUS), stereotactic biopsy, wire-localization, MRI and MR-guided biopsy services. Radiologists participate in all breast imaging services and support tumor board conferences. Approximately 400 cases of breast cancer are treated each year. Integrative Breast Cancer Care Line. The breast imaging team enjoys a face-to-face and first name relationship with in-house medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists. All members of the team work for Virginia Mason and have the same cultural approach to care: the patient comes first. Virginia Mason also supports multiple breast clinics staffed by ARNP's who can see patients urgently and communicate biopsy results. Our team also includes genetic counseling and risk assessment.Teaching Program. Virginia Mason supports residency programs in radiology, anesthesiology, surgery and internal medicine. The radiology faculty have come to Virginia Mason to teach and it is a valued and supported part of our mission. Teaching is a requirement and a highlight of what we do at Virginia Mason. Residents cover the hospital radiology service in-house on weeknights from 7:30 pm until 7:30 am and on weekends from 5:00 pm to 7:30 am. There is no overnight, in-house call for attending radiologists.Innovation. Innovation is encouraged at all levels at Virginia Mason and faculty have the opportunity to learn and apply the principles of the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS). VMPS is unique in health care and has earned us numerous health care quality, innovation and safety awards.Research Opportunity. Research is not required but encouraged and supported. Virginia Mason runs numerous clinical trials through partnership with the Benaroya Research Institute, renowned for discoveries in auto-immune disease. Internal pilot grants are available. The Virginia Mason Center for Health Services also supports publication of innovations in health care delivery.Career Growth. The breast imaging section, radiology department and other departments within the medical center are dedicated to training and developing leaders from within the organization for all types of clinical and administrative roles.Compensation. Includes competitive salary, vacation, retirement and health benefits, and faculty education allowance.Qualifications: BC/BE in diagnostic radiology Fellowship in breast imaging Experience preferred, not required Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practiceAbout Virginia MasonVirginiaMason, established in 1920 in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as apreeminent health care organization focused on delivering quality services toour patients. We have a 336-bed hospital in Seattle and Multispecialty GroupPractice with more than 450 physicians. With a network of