We are seeking a Physician, Physician Scientist or Staff Clinician who specializes in Interventional Radiology. This position is located in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center's (CC) Radiology and Imaging Sciences department which provides consultative services in diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology procedures for NIH patients, and conducts collaborative research in these areas. Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Interventional Oncology (CIO) and the Chief of Interventional Radiology, this position serves as an interventional radiologist who is responsible for image-guided interventional procedures as well as performs and/or directs interventional studies, consults with patient care physicians, supports quality control, participates in research and helps educate trainees, including medical students, radiology residents, post-doctoral fellows, and visiting radiologists. Within this framework of collaborative clinical and translational research, opportunities exist for simultaneously providing quality patient care and collaborative research and teaching, while applying imaging methods to diseases under study.
The NIH Radiology Department has recently completed upgrades to the radiology and IR facilities, including an intra-operative MR, new multi-modality animal IR facilities, and a futuristic IR suite including a one-of-a-kind combination Angio/CT suite with integrated electromagnetic tracking, CT& MRI-integrated robotics, Cone beam CT navigation, multimodality fusion, and a remodeled department. Some of the areas of clinical and translational opportunities in Interventional Radiology include percutaneous ablation and drug eluting bead embolotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma or fusion biopsy and ablation for prostate cancer, heat activated targeted and image-able drug delivery, image-guided ablation with RFA, microwave, laser, cryo, IRE, or HIFU, as well as novel vascular and interventional devices, regional therapies for immunotherapy, deep learning, interventional gadgetry, and serial smart biopsy.
The ideal candidate will be Board Certified in Interventional Radiology with interest, experience, and focus on Interventional Oncology clinical research. Laboratory experience in interventional oncology preferred, as well as history of translational or laboratory IR / IO research. Experience with general imaging and multidisciplinary teams, as well as experience in IR research is desirable. In addition, skill in recognizing special needs of patients necessary for scheduling emergent examinations and strong knowledge of clinical medicine is preferred for assessing patient status during the cycle of inpatient and outpatient care.
Additional Salary Information: HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.
Selection for this position will be based solely on merit,
without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. All applicants will be subject to a background investigation.