Nuclear Medicine Physician

Christiana Care Health System   •  

Newark, DE

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 76 days ago

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Christiana Care Health System is looking to hire a full time BC/BE Nuclear Medicine Physician.

The successful candidate will join a team of 3 Nuclear Medicine physicians in the CCHS Department of Radiology. This individual will be involved in a wide variety of general nuclear medicine imaging studies and utilize state-of-the-art PET/CT and SPECT/CT cameras, multiple SPECT gamma scanners and solid-state cameras.

Our dedicated team provides comprehensive general nuclear medicine services, PET/CT for oncologic, neurologic, and cardiovascular applications (including Ga-68 Dotatate, F-18 fluciclovine, and myocardial perfusion with Rb-82), all aspects of nuclear cardiology, in vivo procedures such as blood volume and GFR studies and DXA scans. The physicians routinely perform multiple therapies including I-131 NaI, Lu-177 Dotatate, Ra-223 dichloride, and Y-90 ibritumomab tiuxetan.

This newly hired Nuclear Medicine physician will work closely with interventional radiologists to treat patients with both glass and resin Y-90 microspheres. The group also participates in various tumor boards and provides oncologic consultations as part of multidisciplinary teams at Christiana Care’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Job Requirements:

  • BC/BE in nuclear medicine and interested in clinical nuclear medicine as well as teaching cardiology fellows, radiology residents, radiation oncology residents, medical students and nuclear medicine technology students.
  • Clinical experience in interpreting attenuation correction CT scans.
  • Currently holding or willing to obtain a Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.
  • Currently holding or willing to become a Certified Clinical Densitometrist.
  • The Nuclear Medicine physicians provide routine call coverage

Benefits of working at Christiana Care Health System:

  • The Radiology Department is a collegial group of over 40 radiologists, 25 residents and IR fellows.
  • Lucrative salary offered with aggressive bonuses and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Work out of a 1,100 bed health system with an established referral base that is experiencing immense growth.
  • Exciting growth opportunity with upward advancement.
  • Opportunity to teach and mentor students, residents and fellows.
  • Participate in scholarly activities and collaborate on clinical projects with other departments.

Christiana Care Health System, located only thirty miles south of Philadelphia is comprised of two hospitals on two campuses totaling more than 1,100 beds and 12,000 employees. This position resides on our Newark, DE campus at Christiana Hospital; 913 beds.

Christiana Care is one of the country's largest health care providers with over 1.3-million-square-feet of modern facility space; it is a major teaching hospital with more than 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana Hospital has also been nationally recognized in U.S. News & World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions.
A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care is the only Level 1 trauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore and is a regional center of excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. We rank 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

Working for Christiana Care offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City – all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.