The Animal Medical Center seeks a board-certified or board-eligible veterinary radiologist for a faculty position in our Department of Diagnostic Imaging. Candidates must be licensed to work as a veterinary professional in New York State. The hospital currently staffs two full-time radiologists, a LOCUM radiologist during staff radiologist vacations, and three diagnostic imaging residents.
Our small animal hospital performs approximately 50,000 imaging studies per year. Equipment includes: two digital radiology suites (EKLIN EDR6), Cannon Aplio 700, Toshiba 64-slice CT, and a 1.5 Tesla in-house Phlips Achieva MRI, all managed by an Asteris PACS (in-house and cloud-based back-up). Voice recognition software (Dragon Naturally-Speaking) is available for dictation/report generation.
This exciting career opportunity provides a unique setting of service, teaching and research opportunities. AMC supports a dynamic and stimulating teaching institution nestled within a rich biomedical and cultural environment with an endless variety of unique and exciting activities, from the cultural to the culinary.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.
Qualifications: A board-certified or board-eligible veterinarian in the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging is preferred. Strong interest and clinical competence in small animal radiology, diagnostic ultrasound, CT and MRI are crucial skills for the job. A multi-tasking radiologist capable of servicing other specialties and providing mentorship to rotating interns and residents is preferred. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work as part of a team in a collegial teaching environment.
Clinical and Service Responsibilities: Duties include performing and interpreting diagnostic imaging services for the teaching hospital and referral veterinarians. Service responsibilities may also include institutional committee work, continuing education, and contributing to professional organizations.
Teaching and Research: Clinical teaching includes instructing and supervising interns and residents in internal medicine, critical care, and surgery. Participation in research is encouraged and many opportunities are available, both at AMC and through the biomedical community of New York City. A collaborative diagnostic imaging residency with Cornell University began in 2009. Teaching duties are centered on resident training and preparation for the ACVR board exam.