VetCT and the University of Pennsylvania, USA
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Realize your professional and personal goals with a Hybrid Position!
The University of Pennsylvania and VetCT are delighted to announce a 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 combines part time academic appointment at UPenn with part time teleradiology work with VetCT. This will 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 clinical contact with students, residents, and colleagues.
The Veterinary School is located on the large campus of the University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1740 (America’s first university) and counting almost 5,000 faculty members. The city campus is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining. The School is well situated within 2 hours of both New York and Washington DC by train. The airport is located only 8 miles from center city and provides numerous direct daily flights to Europe and many other international destinations. Outdoor activities (hiking/biking trails…) abound just miles outside of the city.
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 UPenn, you would function as a part-time clinical radiologist, joining the faculty in the department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine. The successful applicant will be performing clinical duties at UPenn Small Animal Hospital. Supervision of current radiology residents, both on clinics and on-call (night and weekend) will also be expected. The small animal imaging caseload is large and varied, averaging 11-12,000 cases a year. The successful candidate will join an internationally recognized diagnostic imaging program comprised of 4 ACVR Diplomates, 6 residents enrolled in the ACVR residency training program, 7 technologists and an administrative manager. Resources at the small animal hospital include Digital Radiography (Two GE units with Agfa and Eklin DR panels, including one newly installed GE Precision 600FP Digital Fluoro unit), Ultrasonography (GE LogiqS8 and Philips Epig5G), CT (GE BrightSpeed Elite Select 16 slice), MRI (GE 1.5T Signa Explorer), as well as a dedicated PACS (Philips Stentor) and RIS (Fuji Empiric) systems.
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 extended healthcare insurance, 401K plan, annual continuing education time and budget, and paid vacation.
Requirements and Qualifications
You must have a DVM degree or equivalent and have achieved Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.
To arrange a call to discuss this opportunity further please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, Head of Human Resources for VetCT.
The success of the applicant will be dependent on obtaining the necessary work visa if required.