Pediatric Interventional Radiologist
Pittsburgh, PA 
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Job Description
Job Description
Job Title: Pediatric Interventional Radiologist
Job ID: 19000183
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
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Location:

Description

Job Description/Summary/Objectives:
University of Pittsburgh Physicians seeks a Pediatric Interventional Radiologist to perform minimally invasive procedures to assess disease and deliver targeted treatment guided by imaging tools such as sound waves (Ultrasound), fluoroscopy (X-rays), computerized tomography (CT) scans, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and use the pictures received from these imaging tools to reach certain parts of the body that can't be seen from the outside and as a road map to guide instruments through the body to those hard-to-reach areas. Treat diseases which once required surgical treatment with nonsurgical procedures that involve fewer risks, less pain, and a quicker recovery time compared to open surgeries, such as vascular malformations, blood clots, and kidney or liver abnormalities. Responsible for performing area biopsies, placing shunts or feeding and drainage tubes, and peripherally inserting central catheters (PICCs). Serve at the level of Radiology Director of the Pediatric Vascular Anomalies Program and work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team. Directly manage and oversee one pediatric interventional advanced practice providers, such as physician assistants and certified registered nurse practitioners.


Job Responsibilities:
- Perform minimally invasive procedures to assess disease and deliver targeted treatment guided by imaging tools such as sound waves (Ultrasound), fluoroscopy (X-rays), computerized tomography (CT) scans, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and use the pictures received from these imaging tools to reach certain parts of the body that can't be seen from the outside and as a road map to guide instruments through the body to those hard-to-reach areas.
-Treat diseases which once required surgical treatment with nonsurgical procedures that involve fewer risks, less pain, and a quicker recovery time compared to open surgeries, such as vascular malformations, blood clots, and kidney or liver abnormalities. Responsible for performing area biopsies, placing shunts or feeding and drainage tubes, and peripherally inserting central catheters (PICCs).
-Serve at the level of Radiology Director of the Pediatric Vascular Anomalies Program and work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team.
-Directly manage and oversee one pediatric interventional advanced practice providers, such as physician assistants and certified registered nurse practitioners.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications and Licensure/Certification: (list requisite education, skills, experience for this position)

- Must have a M.D. or equivalent;
- completion of residency program in Radiology;
- completion of fellowship in Pediatric Interventional Radiology;
- must be Board certified or Board eligible for certification in Radiology;
- must have valid PA medical license or eligibility for licensure.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: NON

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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