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Nuclear Medicine Physician/Nuclear Radiologist - Columbus, OH, USA

Job Description

Nuclear Medicine Physician/Nuclear Radiologist

The Ohio State University College of Medicine and the Wexner Medical Center seek a Nuclear Medicine Physician/Nuclear Radiologist to join the Department of Radiology. Academic rank and track commensurate with academic record and experience.

Position Overview

The Department of Radiology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine/Wexner Medical Center is seeking candidates for faculty positions in Nuclear Medicine who are passionate about collaborative, patient-centered clinical excellence, dedicated to advancing research and innovation, committed to education, and inspire inclusivity. He/she/they will contribute to the Department’s ambition while upholding the organization’s mission and values. The responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to patient care, research, and training graduate and postgraduate students.

 

The Division of Nuclear Medicine focuses on all aspects of PET, SPECT, and planar imaging, in particular, high- volume PET/CT and involvement within a robust theranostics program.  By joining our faculty, you will have excellent opportunities for advancement, while working with an exceptional cadre of multidisciplinary providers.  Faculty are supported by many outstanding clinical, research, and educational resources in the department and organization, including substantial, dedicated expertise in imaging technology innovation, artificial intelligence, and health services research.

 

Department/Division Overview
The Department of Radiology is rapidly growing, with expanded services at off-site imaging centers, and renovations to our existing clinical spaces and new spaces through the medical center strategic expansion project ($3+ Billion):

  • Main campus: New construction of a state-of-the-art 830-bed hospital tower, a biomedical research tower, and a Health Sciences building that will house the College of Medicine
  • Around the city: Construction of 2 newly designed ambulatory care centers in New Albany and Dublin  now completed and open in addition to 16 established ambulatory care centers up and running today

 

The benefits of working for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

  • Competitive base salary with ample additional income opportunities
  • Unmatched Retirement Benefits:
    • 14% employer match
    • Eligible to participate in 403(b) and 457(b) Supplemental Retirement Accounts
    • Increased retirement savings through Retirement Continuation Plan 415(m)
  • Exceptional health, vision, and dental benefits, including:
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Family Building Assistance and Benefits
    • Lifestyle Spending Accounts
  • Childcare Programs
  • Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and institutional support to fulfill requirements
  • Tuition Assistance Plan covers, up to:
    • 10 credit hours per term for faculty and staff
    • 50% of a dependent’s fees per semester
  • 11 Recognized Annual Holidays
  • Annual Leave Accruals:
    • 120 hours of Sick Time
    • 176 hours of Vacation Time
  • Generous CME allowance

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daytime primary coverage of imaging and therapeutic services with home call split between the faculty members as primary coverage from 5 pm to 8pm Tu-Mo and backup support to resident coverage from 8pm to 8am
  • Faculty must be comfortable with high volume diagnostic practice as well as management of a busy therapeutics clinic, including participation in both clinically available radiopharmaceuticals and involvement within department sponsored clinical trials
  • Contributes to the day-to-day clinical operations of the Nuclear Medicine Division of the Department of Radiology:
    • Provides high-quality patient care as related to the Nuclear Medicine Service.
    • Contributes to clinical and imaging operations as related to the Nuclear Medicine Service.
  • Education, Training, and Faculty Development:
    • Conducts and provides clinical instruction, lectures, seminars, and related educational offerings, both within OSUWMC and at the regional and national level.
    • Collaborates with faculty and leadership in the Division to develop and refine medical student, resident, and fellow training opportunities.
    • Serves as a mentor and sponsor of residents, fellows, and faculty in the Department.
  • Research and Scholarship:
    • Supports clinical and translational research activities and innovation
    • May serve as PI or Co-I in grants and/or clinical trials
    • Serves on Department, OSUCOM, or OSUWMC committees to represent the research and innovation interests of the Department, as appropriate


Job Requirements

  • D., D.O., or Ph.D. in imaging and/or imaging-related fields
  • Board certification in Nuclear Medicine, or Radiology with subspecialty certification: (ABNM, ABR, AOBR)
  • Subspecialty fellowship in Nuclear Medicine if no Nuclear Medicine residency
  • Must possess or be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio
  • Must support and embrace the diverse and inclusive culture of College of Medicine, the Medical Center, and the University

 

How to Apply
To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Workday [ click this link to apply] . Application materials must include cover letter and Curriculum Vita. All inquiries and nominations should be directed in confidence to: Kam Carlberg, Physician and Faculty Recruitment, Show Email

Faculty Defined
Clinical faculty (regardless of rank) 
- Persons with titles of assistant professor-clinical, associate professor-clinical and professor-clinical. These faculty will have earned a doctor of medicine (MD), doctorate (PhD) or other terminal degree in the relevant field. Clinical faculty members are not eligible for tenure and are appointed for terms of three to five years. They may be reappointed to successive terms. Their principal career focus is the delivery of exemplary clinical care, and may include teaching, and/or research. ?

Tenure-Track faculty (regardless of rank)  - Persons with the titles of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. These faculty will have earned a doctorate (PhD), Doctor of Medicine (MD) or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study. Their primary career focus centers on research, service, and teaching. Tenure-track faculty with MD or MD/PhD degrees may also be involved in clinical care.?

Research Faculty (regardless of rank)  - Persons with the titles of research assistant professor, research associate professor, or research professor. These faculty will have earned a doctorate (PhD) or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study. Research faculty members are not eligible for tenure and are appointed for terms of one to five years. Their principal career focus is research.?


The Ohio State University College of Medicine

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, with more than 5,000 learners, is the only academic medical center in central Ohio. Ranked as the 28th Best Medical School – Research, 40th Best Medical School – Primary Care, and 13th Most Diverse Medical School by U.S. News & World Report , it is known nationwide for curricular innovation, pioneering research, and outstanding patient care at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. With more than 2,600 faculty members, the college comprises 20 clinical departments, eight basic science departments and a School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

The Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center consists of The Ohio State University Health System, the College of Medicine, the Health Sciences Library and the Faculty Group Practice. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is committed to providing world-class care. At the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, we're proud to be celebrating our 31st consecutive year ranked in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list. This year, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has 10 nationally ranked specialties out of 15 and two selected as high performing. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center as the top hospital in Columbus. The Wexner Medical Center is rated as high performing in 14 out of 20 common procedures and conditions, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery and heart failure.

The University
Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes ’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.

The Ohio State University’s  Shared Values  include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression.

Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Positions are available in countless fields and specialties. Become a Buckeye and contribute to an incredible legacy that serves to guide our future and shape a better tomorrow.


The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has established Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty and their loved ones. Service offerings include dual careers partner consultations, identifying potential employers and/or employment opportunities, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and in the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are provided to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering or transitioning to The Ohio State University.


In addition to being responsive to dual-career opportunities, we strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies.  Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) .


Columbus, Ohio
Located in Ohio’s capital city, Ohio State’s Columbus campus is near the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation, and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available here . In addition to  its Columbus campus, Ohio State has four regional campuses including Ohio State Lima, Ohio State Mansfield, Ohio State Marion, and Ohio State Newark, in addition to Ohio State ATI in Wooster. 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

  • For the 31st consecutive year, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has been ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list.
  • This year, we’re proud to say that the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center remains #1 in Columbus, the second Best Hospital in Ohio and has been nationally ranked in 10 specialties.
  • In 2023, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center earned a spot in the Top 100 on the Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers for the third consecutive year.
  • Our unparalleled benefits package includes retirement, medical and dental plans, malpractice, conference/vacation and tuition reimbursement for qualifying dependents.
  • The College of Medicine at OSUWMC offers a unique and highly active mentorship program geared toward career advancement of new faculty members.

Environment & Culture:

  • We promote and are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and continue to be ranked on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. 
  • The Ohio State University along with its academic partner the Wexner Medical Center are located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14 th largest city in the United States.
  • From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style.
  • With easy commutes and low cost of living relative to comparable metropolitan areas.  Central Ohio has a temperate climate where fall and spring delight while summers are not too oppressively hot or humid and winters are not too cold or snowy.
  • The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike.
  • The university and medical center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.

Together, these entities have established a bold vision to ensure that the university will be among the leading public universities in the nation for research and creative expression to address critical societal challenges and that the medical center will pioneer breakthrough health care solutions to improve peoples’ lives.

For more information about Columbus, please visit https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/careers/about-columbus

Contact Email: kamala.carlberg@osumc.edu
Employer: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Location: Columbus, OH, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Radiology
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