Angell Animal Medical Center (AAMC), Boston, MA - Radiation Oncologist

Date Posted: 
September 23, 2013 - December 22, 2013

SEEKING BOARD CERTIFIED RADIATION ONCOLOGIST

The Angell Animal Medical Center (AAMC) in historic Boston, MA is seeking applicants for a radiation oncologist. Angell has served the greater Boston and scenic New England area as a primary care facility, a 24-hour emergency hospital, and as a tertiary referral center for close to a century. Angell is a premier veterinary institution staffed by 42 senior veterinarians, 17 interns, and 11 residents. Angell offers specialty services in pain medicine, acupuncture, anesthesiology, avian and exotic medicine, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care medicine, internal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, nutrition, medical and radiation oncology, ophthalmology, anatomic and clinical pathology, and surgery. AAMC is a rich educational environment offering weekly on-site continuing education seminars and regular multi-disciplinary specialty rounds attended by M.D. specialists from local prestigious hospitals.

AAMC is part of the MSPCA, one of the oldest and most respected humane organizations in the world. Working for a veterinary hospital that clearly delivers on its mission of advancing the health and welfare of animals adds a wonderful dimension to delivering high quality veterinary medicine.

Enjoy the diverse culture, arts & entertainment, and sports events in Boston, or spend weekends ocean-side or hiking on scenic mountain trails within a short drive of the city.

Our doctors practice in an ~ 80,000 square foot, state-of-the-art hospital containing a critical care unit, blood bank, multiple specialty rooms, 6 surgical suites, full service clinical laboratory, microbiology service, necropsy suite, histopathology laboratory for on-site biopsy evaluation. AAMC’s Diagnostic Imaging Center, supported by 3 board-certified radiologists, has a new state-of-the-art 16 slice Toshiba CT, MRI scheduled to be replaced in early 2014 with a new 1.5 T unit, and C-Arm for fluoroscopic imaging. The radiation oncology service has a 6 MV linear accelerator with electron capability (Varian 2100CD) and Pinnacle treatment planning system.

Our current oncology staff is comprised of two board certified medical oncologists, three oncology technicians, a certified radiation therapist and service secretary. In addition our oncology service prides itself on a close collaborative relationship with our surgery service and the clinical and anatomic pathologist to provide a complete in house service that is very unique in its approach to managing oncology patients.

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are seeking a board certified or board eligible veterinary radiation oncologist. The qualified individual will be responsible for receiving patients with problems limited to the specialty of radiation oncology, participation in mentorship and training of the medicine residents and interns, providing consultations to the Angell veterinary staff and acting as a resource to our referral community.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must demonstrate aptitude for multi-tasking and working successfully in a team environment. The successful candidate should be able to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, to the veterinary and technical staff as well as clients and referring veterinarians. Qualified applicants must have a DVM or equivalent and ACVR (radiation oncology) board certification. Board eligible candidates or those having completed an ACVR (radiation oncology) residency will be considered.

BENEFITS:
Outstanding compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications includes health and dental insurance, 403(b), generous CE stipend and paid holidays and vacation.

Interested individuals should forward a curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and names of three references to Arlyne Koopmann, Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Staff, at the Angell Animal Medical Center, 350 South Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130 or to akoopmann@mspca.org.