Breast Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine
Better Health for All
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC), a large public teaching hospital, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine, in San Jose CA, is seeking full-time radiologist physicians, who are fellowship trained in either Breast Imaging/Mammography or in Nuclear Medicine, to join our dynamic practice in our Department of Radiology.
We offer the unparalleled opportunity to gain the long-term personal and professional satisfaction of serving our patients and our diverse community, while teaching the next generation of health care providers, in one of the best places to live in the United States.
About the organization
Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System (SCVHHS) is the second-largest County-owned health and hospital system in California and is committed to improving the health of the 1.8 million people of Santa Clara County. As an integrated health care system, SCVHHS includes a 574-bed central hospital, a large primary care network comprised of nine health centers throughout the County (including our newest center in downtown San Jose, which opened in 2016), several urgent care clinics, a broad-range of specialty services in our Valley Specialty Center, comprehensive dental services, a large behavioral health department, public health, EMS, and Valley Health Plan.
SCVMC itself hosts five residency training programs and partners with Stanford University Medical Center for the training of residents and fellows in many Stanford-based specialties. SCVMC also features a Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Center, Primary Stroke Center, and a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center. Owing to its geographic location and specialty offerings, SCVMC not only serves the County, but also the larger region.
Providers in our health system also have the unique opportunity to use our integrated electronic health record (Epic), which brings together system-wide patient information. Recently, the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recognized SCVMC for achieving its highest level of success (Stage 7), based on our continuous innovation and optimization of our inpatient and outpatient EHR.
About the community
SCVMC is located in San Jose, California in the heart of Silicon Valley, offering a diverse choice of cultural, recreational, and lifestyle opportunities. Our physicians live in a range of communities, including urban (e.g., San Francisco), university (e.g., Palo Alto), high tech (e.g., many cities of Silicon Valley), mountain (e.g., Los Gatos), beach (e.g. Santa Cruz), and rural/agricultural (e.g., Gilroy). Situated in one of the most desirable regions of the country – only 45 minutes from the Monterey Bay and three hours from the Sierra Nevada – our physicians enjoy a very high quality of life.
About the Department of Radiology
The Radiology Department performs inpatient and outpatient services at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) which is a Level 1 Trauma Center in San Jose, California. This is a key training site for SCVMC and Stanford residents. Physicians who join our Department of Radiology are pleased to find a very collegial work environment, with robust clinical services and state of the art equipment.
About the Position
The Department is seeking two radiologists: For the position of Nuclear Medicine, they are seeking a candidate who can fulfill the role of Chief of the Division. This successful candidate should have experience with all basic nuclear medicine procedures, Y90 therapies, and new PET agents.
For the position of Breast Imaging/Mammography, the successful candidates should have experience with the full breadth of breast imaging care including 3D Tomosynthesis, Diagnostic MRI, and procedural care using all modalities (e.g. MRI, stereo, US, etc).
The successful candidates for either position are required to be heavily involved in teaching including providing conferences and research opportunities.
About compensation and benefits
We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefit package (including 53 days of leave per year), paid malpractice, vibrant professional environment, opportunity for career growth, and the opportunity to serve a multicultural patient population. SCVMC is an Equal Opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining a practice with unparalleled personal and professional advantages, then please submit your letter of interest and CV to Roya Rousta at MD.Recruitment@hhs.sccgov.org.
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