Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) seeks a Director of Radiology at its new state-of-the-art cancer treatment center in Manhattan’s Upper East Side (74th St). This facility will offer the highest standards of comprehensive cancer care delivered by MSKCC oncologists, in an environment designed to meet the unique needs of cancer patients and their families. Imaging services offered will include CT, MRI, PET/CT, US, radiography, and interventional radiology.
The candidate should be fellowship-trained and board-certified in diagnostic radiology, with additional qualification/board certification in Nuclear Medicine. In addition to supervising clinical service and clinical research activities at the site, the Director will be involved in staff recruitment, retention, mentoring, and education. The candidate should have excellent clinical skills (particularly in oncologic imaging), clinical research experience, and strong interpersonal skills. The candidate must be eligible for medical licensure in New York, board-certified in Radiology, and otherwise qualified for an appointment to the MSKCC faculty.
Clinical appointments will be made within MSK, and academic appointments at Weill Cornell Medical College, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Eligibility for appointment at the rank of Associate Attending or Attending is preferred. MSK offers competitive salary and benefits.
The specific responsibilities of the Director include:
Ensuring that that outstanding radiology care, consistent with the Departmental and Center’s Disease Management standards and guidelines, is provided by the 74th St radiology team
Collaborating with peers and leaders in the Department of Radiology to integrate clinical care
Working closely with MSKCC peers and colleagues outside the Department of Radiology to assure excellent, patient-centered care at MSKCC at 74th St
Collaborating effectively with onsite nursing and administrative leaders to ensure efficiency and optimize patient care
Working at other MSKCC in sites in Manhattan as needed (68th St main campus, 66th St, 53rd St), to enhance collaboration and consensus.
Helping to lead a smooth start-up for MSKCC at 74th St
Understanding and embracing the Center’s plan for extending clinical research at 74th St and other sites
Enhancing clinical research activities of the Department of Radiology at MSKCC at 74th St, assuring robust accrual to protocol studies
Participating in teaching fellows and residents at MSKCC Manhattan Campus
Faculty management and development:
Assist in recruiting new faculty members as needed to support growth of the 74th St Radiology team
Mentoring of faculty members
Cultivating strong morale by engaging members of the Radiology team, while fostering a sense of unity and shared vision of excellence in patient care, research and education
Modeling and fostering a culture of continuous improvement
Maintaining an effective learning environment within the Radiology team
Evaluating the professional competence and performance of faculty members, in concert with the Service Chiefs
Strong track record of superior clinical service and academic appointments
Eligible for Medical licensure in New York
Board certified in Radiology and added qualification/board in Nuclear Medicine
Qualified for appointment as a faculty member in the MSKCC Department of Radiology
Outstanding professional skills and reputation: Possess and model excellence in clinical service, education and research
Interpersonal effectiveness and influence: Possess the ability to motivate and empower others.
Resilient and inspirational leadership: Inspire confidence and foster performance excellence. Generate energy and translate personal commitment to the Center.
Possess excellent communication skills
Action oriented and step up to conflicts
Make good decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and bibliography address to:
Faculty Appointment Coordinator, Department of Radiology
Please use the job title as the subject line on your email.
MSK is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. Women and applicants from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.