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VetCT/Colorado State University Collaboration
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Colorado State University and VetCT are delighted to announce a new type of shared appointment designed to encompass both the freedom and advantages of Telemedicine alongside the clinical exposure, patient contact and educational benefits of a University appointment.
This unique role is fully flexible to enable you to benefit from both environments in a manner that fits with your desired lifestyle and passions. Whether your interests lie in teaching, clinical work or developing new skills, we will work with you to design your ideal role. Let us help turn your dream job into a reality!
VetCT is an innovative, forward thinking, Telemedicine company with a reputation for high quality work and pioneering new approaches. This position forms part of our Academic Support Initiative designed to help Universities recruit and retain radiologists. VetCT believe that all radiologists should have the opportunity to develop and grow throughout their careers, whilst at the same time reaping the benefits of flexibility and work-life balance. We see great benefits in balancing remote work with on-the-ground teaching and clinical contact with students and residents.
Colorado State University, with an enrollment of over 30,000 students, is located in Fort Collins at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Less than an hour from Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins is a small city of 170,000 with an excellent school system, an expansive park and natural area program with extensive biking, hiking and walking trails, and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Fort Collins is often rated as one of the “Best Places to Live” in the United States.
Fort Collins has exceptional and abundant outdoor and cultural activities, and the cities of Boulder and Denver are within an hour drive. More information about Fort Collins and Colorado State University can be obtained at the City of Fort Collins website and Colorado State University RAMTRAX
About Your Dream Job
Your teleradiology role at VetCT would enable ultimate flexibility and the perfect life balance for you and your family. Our caseload consists of radiographs and cross-sectional imaging (CT and MRI) and we ensure that our clients only submit top quality studies to make your reporting caseload more satisfying and eliminate frustration. The cases are diverse and interesting and we pride ourselves on our exceptional support for all of our radiologists. We have small animal, equine and exotic caseloads to suit your preference.
Our primary focus is on patient care and you will be encouraged to research, discuss and learn from your cases. VetCT have built a renowned and unique system of backup for our radiologists; with a team of supporting radiologists available purely to provide second opinions and case discussion. Education and learning is further enhanced by access to peer reviewed journals, monthly journal club and expert lectures. Radiologists are encouraged to attend conferences, keep abreast of new developments and contribute to the advancement of veterinary diagnostic imaging. Additional opportunities exist for overseas travel (Europe, Australasia), research, lecturing and in-house training.
At Colorado State University you would function as a part-time clinical radiologist, joining the faculty in the department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences. This appointment will provide small animal clinical service in the areas of radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, CT, PET/CT and MRI. The appointment can be structured for one or two full weeks of clinical coverage per month, based on the preference of the candidate. The appointment at CSU does require physical presence at the James L. Voss Teaching Hospital (VTH) located in Fort Collins. The annual imaging caseload averages over 16,000 cases per year. The position may allow for teaching and research contribution based on the interest and skill set of the candidate.
The successful candidate will join an internationally recognized, diagnostic imaging program comprised of six faculty radiologists, four-six residents, eight technologists, three office staff and a PACS administrator.
Resources include digital and computed radiology, fully integrated web-based PACS and RIS system with voice recognition software, 2-2016 Toshiba Aplio ultrasound units, nuclear medicine (including a 16 slice PET/CT scanner and equine gamma camera), a 1.5 Tesla GE Signa MRI scanner and a state-of-the-art linear accelerator radiation therapy unit. A new Philips Veradius C-arm and interventional suite has recently been installed. The faculty collaborate with faculty at both the Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center and the Equine Orthopedic Research Center, both located at the VTH.
Compensation and Benefits
This shared role comes with an extremely competitive compensation package as well as great benefits including, but not limited to; medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K, and paid vacation.
Requirements and Qualifications
You must have a DVM degree or equivalent and have Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging to be considered.
To arrange a call to discuss this opportunity further please contact Katie Booth: firstname.lastname@example.org