Pediatric Interventional Radiologist


Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Radiology
Category: Physician/Div Chief/Med Dir
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 782637
Posted On: 9/6/2023

Position Summary

Posting Note: Due to growth of the service line and the enterprise, and to align with institutional commitment to well-being of the faculty, the Section of Pediatric Interventional Radiology at Phoenix Children's is recruiting for a full-time pediatric interventional radiologist. The Section performs over 7500 image-guided procedures per year and is currently staffed by 5 dedicated pediatric interventional radiologists and a full-time pediatric neurointerventionalist, supported by an IR-dedicated PA and Care Navigator. We perform a vast array of interventions, including but not limited to vascular access, treatment of vascular malformations, biliary procedures, enteral procedures, musculoskeletal procedures, angiography and embolization, DVT/PE lysis, and neurointerventional procedures. The Section has a long and rich history of internal and external teaching and clinical excellence. We participate in the multispecialty vascular anomalies clinic at PCH and are active in numerous multispecialty conferences. Phoenix Children’s has many centers of excellence, including the Heart Center, Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders and Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s. Additionally, we have active solid organ and bone marrow transplant programs. The IR department includes two Philips DSA rooms (one with biplane), dedicated ultrasound in each room, an IR-only pre-procedure area and a consult room. There is a separate minor procedures room that is equipped to handle low-complexity procedures. Subspecialized pediatric anesthesiologists provide anesthesia services. There is a strong working relationship between the IR nurses, technologists and physicians, and by the time this physician position on-boards, we anticipate an additional IR APP being part of our team. The Division of Radiology consists of 30 full-time radiologists subspecialized into Body, Neuro and IR sections. Participation in research is encouraged and is supported by a radiation physicist/imaging scientist, a dedicated research coordinator and an ultrasound research technologist. Radiology faculty are eligible to hold appointments to the University of Arizona College of Medicine (Phoenix), Mayo Clinic, and Creighton University School of Medicine (Phoenix). An active program of teaching and research includes 3 ACGME-accredited Pediatric Radiology fellow positions, 2 additional non-accredited fellow positions (Neuro and PIR) as well as fellows, residents and medical students from affiliated Radiology programs. Phoenix Children's main campus is a freestanding 457-bed Level 1 children’s hospital and is the largest pediatric facility in the Southwest USA. There are currently 4 additional satellite outpatient, urgent care and emergency centers located across the Phoenix Valley region. Several new satellite Phoenix Children’s locations are slated to open in the Phoenix Valley in 2024, some with interventional radiology services. These locations include two new free-standing hospitals with outpatient surgery centers and multidisciplinary clinics and full radiology departments. Minimum requirements: • MD or DO degree, or equivalent • Completion of an ACGME-accredited diagnostic or interventional radiology residency • Completion of ACGME-accredited Pediatric Radiology or Adult Interventional Radiology fellowship (if completed diagnostic radiology residency) • Completion of a Pediatric Interventional Radiology fellowship (ideal, but fully negotiable – the last hire completed an ACGME IR/DR residency with no supplemental fellowship) • ABR certified or eligible • Eligible for licensure in Arizona For more information, please visit our website at Phoenix Children's Hospital is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer Interested applicants should email their CVs to: David Blaha Physician Talent Acquisition Partner

The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.

Position Duties

  1. Patient Care Services
    • 1)Provide patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis
    • b)Provide subspecialty consultations and follow-up.
    • c)Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures
    • d)Provide these services for urgent/ emergent care as necessary
    • 2)Strive to achieve the best patient and family centered care
    • 3)Support Hospital’s patient satisfaction goals as well as division’s specific targets
    • 4)Support and adhere to divisional patient safety and quality of care standards
    • 5)Practices Contemporary Evidence based medicine or latest experience based medicine
  2. Divisional Responsibilities
    • 1)Establish and demonstrate effort to achieve annual physician goals and objectives (e.g. individual, division, hospital)
    • 2)Support the medical education programs and activities of the Division, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services when applicable
    • b)Conduct teaching rounds, lectures and conference for trainees
    • c)Participate in the teaching and supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals assigned to the division
    • d)Participate in the postgraduate continuing educational activities of the division
    • 3)Support the research endeavors of the division including the research initiatives by other members of the division
    • 4)Support programmatic growth of division
    • 5)Support satellite efforts of division when appropriate
  3. Professionalism
    • 1)Treat colleagues, PCH employees and customers with courtesy, dignity and respect
    • 2)Promote safe, cooperative and professional health care environment
    • 3)Support PCH mission, vision and values, including family centered care, excellence in clinical care, leadership, collaboration, and accountability
  4. Other activities
    • 1)Physician shall support the Division Chief in his/her role as liaison to the professional community and general public as requested by the Division Chief
    • 2)Physician may conduct teaching rounds or conferences outside of PCH, particularly if these activities support divisional clinical and teaching programs/ initiatives.
    • 3)Physician shall represent PCH in the medical and business communities and before the general public in a professional manner
    • 4)The following physical and mental skills are essential to the physician’s ability to successfully perform the foregoing duties and responsibilities:
    • a)The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices
    • b)The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed
    • c)The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. MD or DO degree.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date.
2. Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty.
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients.
2. The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices.
3. The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed.
4. The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours.
5. The ability to work well under pressure.
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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