After completing the proper education and training, it’s time to find a job in radiology. It can be difficult, if you don’t know where to look. However, this is a fast-growing field and there are many jobs out there for those with the right education and training.
Currently, 229,300 Americans are working in the field of radiology, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, it’s predicted the field will grow by about 21% over the next decade. This job growth is much higher than most other occupations as the aging population has an increased need for medical care.
Where to Find Radiology Jobs?
Often, radiologists work in hospitals and outpatient diagnostic centers. Finding a radiology job will depend on your specialty, which may include:
- Diagnostic radiology
- Interventional radiology
- Radiation oncology
- Diagnostic-interventional radiology
You may also be certified in a subspecialty, such as:
- Hospice and palliative medicine
- Nuclear radiology
- Vascular/interventional radiology
- Pain medicine
- Pediatric radiology
The best place to start may be the hospital where you completed your residency or fellowship.
Top Places to Find Radiology Jobs
Along with the facility where you already completed your residency and fellowship, there are plenty of other places to search for radiology jobs. Below is a list of resources to consider.
Common Career/Job Search Websites
Common career/job search websites will provide plenty of great radiology jobs. Some of the top choices include:
These sites are a good place to start.
Radiology Job Sites
If you want a more specific type of website to search for openings in radiology, you can try one of the radiology job boards online. A few of the top choices include:
These sites will list career opportunities more specific to the field of radiology.
Other Medical Job Boards and Websites
In addition to the common career websites and the radiology job boards, you can search some of the other medical job boards online including:
Other Options for Finding Radiology Jobs
Along with the many career sites and job boards, you may be able to find radiology jobs through peers, colleagues and other contacts you have met throughout your education and training. Sometimes, it’s necessary to send out your resume to hospitals and other facilities with radiologists on staff just in case they have an unadvertised opening. It’s not uncommon for these positions to be filled before they ever make it onto a job board or career website.
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