The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center invites applications for a clinical faculty position in Breast Imaging. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities will include patient care, active participation in resident and fellowship education, and participation in clinical and/or basic research. Position includes all aspects of breast imaging.
Columbia through the Physicians shall provide the following patient care (including quality aspects) for breast imaging services at Hospital in the field of Radiology, either remotely or on site, upon a mutually agreed upon schedule four (4) clinical days and one (1) administrative day (which can be remote) per week:
All screenings and diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures
Report findings within appropriate and mutually acceptable time frame
Active communication with providers and patients regarding imaging findings and appropriate clinical care
Quality review, modification, and implementation of imaging protocols
Work closely with technologists to ensure exceptional image acquisition protocols are met. Train Hospital's employed personnel as necessary.
Oversight of regulatory compliance to MQSA including participation in site inspections and interaction with regulatory boards
Work with Hospital management to evaluate medical equipment upgrades
Participate in interdisciplinary conferences including, but not limited to Breast Surgery
Assist Hospital and/or HVI to develop strategies for outreach, including outreach activities specific to Breast Imaging services
The division is responsible for approximately 17,000 screenings, 4,500 Breast US, 450 Needle Localizations, 440 Interventional procedures, 250 Stereotactics Biopsies, 700 Ultrasound biopsies, 350 MRI's, 6,200 Diagnostic mammograms, and 150 MRI Biopsies.
Internal Number: 7934
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