Banner Health
Tucson, Arizona
Dec 28, 2020
Dec 28, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

The University of Arizona - Department of Medical Imaging is seeking a fellowship-trained radiologist to join the Division of Abdominal Imaging. Appointment rank is commensurate with experience. We are seeking intellectually curious, team-oriented candidates who are excellent clinical Abdominal/Body Imaging specialists and enthusiastic educators. An affinity toward innovation and investigation is also welcome.

Prospective candidates, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or full Professor will have an MD or DO degree, ABR Board certification in Diagnostic Radiology and fellowship training in Abdominal Imaging. The candidate will be eligible for licensure in the State of Arizona.

The ideal applicant will have expertise in all aspects, including advanced applications of Abdominal/Body Imaging (including Body MRI, CT, ultrasonography and fluoroscopy). She or he will imbue growth-oriented and customer-focused mindsets along with a sense of stewardship to the Department of Medical Imaging, Banner University Health, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Candidates should possess experience and passion in caring for Abdominal Imaging patients, teaching, and supervising medical students, residents and fellows, and the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment. Fundamental to the position are the ability to deliver outstanding collaborative patient care, advance the research mission of the department and cultivate a learning environment for the delivery of innovative education.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to a strong academic division that provides comprehensive clinical service with a spirit of innovation as an engine for growth, value, and service.

  • Participate in weekday clinical work and weekday/weekend call coverage while ensuring the delivery of timely, high-quality clinical care.

  • Collaborate with to improve service and quality to for the betterment of our patients.

  • Provide instruction for the Residency, Fellowship and Medical Student educational programs by preparing and administering lectures and reviewing cases.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary conferences, conferring with other services concerning issues affecting Medical Imaging.

  • Support innovative research and serve as a willing collaborator with clinical and translational researchers.

    Division of Abdominal Imaging

  • Expert imaging (CT/MR/US/fluoroscopy) of body organ systems and post-interventional therapy imaging for abdominal and pelvic disease

  • Trauma and ED imaging for Level 1 Trauma center

  • Comprehensive oncologic imaging for patients receiving care at NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Body MR imaging provides foundation of excellent clinical service. Advanced MRI, using functional imaging and imaging biomarkers for quality care supporting growth of medical and surgical oncology and transplant services.

  • Improved technology for motion resistant fast MR protocols for ED service with quick turnaround time and high through put.

  • CT colonography service for colon cancer screening

  • Dual energy CT applications in abdominal imaging, particularly urology imaging

  • Ultrasound shearwave imaging for abdominal organs and small parts

    Collaborative Opportunities

  • University of Arizona Cancer Center

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Division of Trauma Surgery

  • Division of Surgical Oncology

  • Department of Surgery and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Program

  • Abdominal Transplant Surgery Services

  • Department of Urology

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Vascular Surgery Team

  • Department of Radiation Oncology

  • Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    Research Opportunities

  • Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Network

  • Clinical research studies at the University of Arizona Health Sciences

  • Cancer Imaging Research

  • The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC)

  • Department of Medical Imaging Research Division

    Department Overview

    The Department of Medical Imaging is one of 17 clinical departments in the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson that provides medical care through Banner University Health. The clinical caseload serves as an excellent resource for our training programs, which includes both Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology Residencies, Medical Student Course Electives and multiple accredited fellowship training programs. Medical Imaging supports an ACGME accredited Neuroradiology Fellowship Program approved for three candidates.

    Medical Imaging serves the two main hospitals, Banner University Medical Center - Tucson, BUMC-T (479 licensed beds) and Banner University Medical Center - South, BUMC-S (150 licensed beds), and the Diamond Children's Medical Center, as well as two outpatient centers: Banner University Medicine-North, BUMC-N, and the Advanced Breast Imaging Center, ABIC.

    World-Class Facilities

    Banner - University Medical Center Tucson opened its new nine-story, $446 million hospital tower (Tower 1) on April 22, 2019. The 670,000-square-foot teaching hospital features 228 private rooms, 20 new operating rooms, new diagnostic imaging, and cardiac catheterization labs. Tower 1 offers two 1.5T scanners and one 3T MR. BUMC-South offers a 1.5T scanner. Additionally, two 3T MR scanners are located at BUMC-North.

    Abdominal Imaging is offered at all 3 Tucson locations: BUMC-T, BUMC-S and BUMC-N. CT scanners include two Toshiba Aquilion CT scanners, two Siemens Definition AS CT scanners, a Siemens Flash, a Siemens Edge, and a GE Revolution HD CT scanner.

    For study purposes, a 3T research MRI scanner was purchased with funds from the College of Medicine-Tucson, College of Engineering, College of Science, College of Behavioral Science, and the Vice President for Research. The instrument is part of the university core facilities and supports research from 18 NIH-funded labs at the University of Arizona.


    Our Banner Health Total Compensation package includes:

  • Relocation, Sign-On Incentives, and Loan Repayment Programs available

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and pharmacy plans

  • Qualified tuition reduction available for dependents at Arizona universities

  • Paid malpractice and CME with allowance

  • Eligible for benefits coverage within 30 days

  • Retirement package of 401(k) with matching and 457(b)deferred compensation plan

    Top-Rated City

    Warm weather, 286+ days of sunshine and picturesque mountains in every direction are a few of the attributes that make Tucson a grand destination. Offering the authentic feel of the Southwest, Tucson is a metropolis rich in culture and outdoor activities such as hiking and mountain biking at Sabino Canyon and Mount Lemmon.

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