SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.
Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.
Working out of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital’s Department of Radiology in Sitka Alaska and/or Ethel Lund Medical Center in Juneau, the Physician/Radiologist provides interpretations of radiology imaging for multiple locations within the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC).
Responsible for interpreting diagnostic images from imaging modalities performed at SEARHC, including, but not limited to: radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, Dexa, ultrasound, MRI, and computed tomography (CT). Exercises independent judgment when interpreting images from these modalities. Works with voice recognition systems to provide clearly written reports in a timely manner. Decides when it is necessary to initiate direct contact with a patient’s provider to improve patient care. Interprets films outside regular duty hours when contacted by a provider. Responsible for the final interpretation of these images at SEARHC. Creatively works with the Department of Radiology and providers within SEARHC to shape new standard work practices and processes.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Interprets radiographic examinations including, but not limited to: spine, extremities, head, chest, abdomen and pelvis for all imaging sites at SEARHC. Performs various fluoroscopy exams. Performs common interventional procedures as requested/required. Collaborates with other SEARHC radiologists to set standards for positions and views.
Interprets mammograms performed throughout SEARHC. Interprets mobile mammography performed in remote villages in southeast Alaska. Requests special views when needed. Performs needle locations, and other procedures as required, of the breast.
Interprets ultrasound exams performed at SEARHC including, but not limited to, OB/GYN; abdominal; pelvic and endovaginal; small parts including breast, thyroid and scrotum; and vascular, including DVT, arterial legs and arms, carotids. Performs needle locations of the breast and other procedures as required.
Computed Tomography (CT) Services
Supervises and interprets CT examinations performed at SEARHC. Approves contrast dosage for patients.
Pre-approves all CT and MRI orders from the consortium, including remote Alaskan villages, that will be performed at Imaging locations throughout the consortium.
Participates in medical staff functions as requested, including twice weekly medical staff meetings. Collaborates with the Chief of Radiology Services and the Administrative Director of Radiology Services to produce a corporate service plan. Works to facilitate quality assurance reviews and meetings.
Provides educational programs as requested regarding radiologic services to the medical staff, support staff, and imaging services staff. Serves as a consultant to other health care providers.
Performs duties in a responsible, respectful, and caring manner to promote the most effective relationships between Imaging Services and other SEARHC departments.
Other duties as directed by the Chief, Imaging Services.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: