Section Leader, Soft Tissue Multidisciplinary Oncology - Phoenix, AZ

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Facility: Dignity Health - Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center 
Address: 625 N 6th St 
Phoenix, AZ 85004 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Oncology 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:H1
Loan Repayment:No
Salary Range:Negotiable
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:Relocation
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About the Position

The Dignity Health Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ is seeking candidates for the position of Section Leader for the Soft Tissue (Breast, Melanoma, and Sarcoma) multidisciplinary oncology program.  Responsibilities include the development of a new melanoma/sarcoma service.  A surgical oncologist for the melanoma/sarcoma program has been hired. 

 

Our Section leaders are board-certified oncologists who are full-time employees of Dignity Health and have the knowledge, skills, and commitment essential to the success of our multidisciplinary oncology programs. Section Leaders ensure the growth of clinical patient care programs and the clinical trial research program. Building a robust clinical practice, providing direct patient care, facilitating a melanoma/sarcoma tumor board and participating in the translational research programs are key responsibilities of these positions.

 

We have seven active multidisciplinary disease teams including Breast, GYN, GI, GU, Thoracic, H&N and malignant Hematology. Each team includes medical, surgical and radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, pathology, genetic and supportive care experts. The multidisciplinary teams work closely with the leadership of the Dignity Health Cancer Institute, St. Joseph’s and the Dignity Health Medical Group to ensure growth of the comprehensive oncology patient care programs as well as the growth of the clinical trials programs.

 

 

Requirements:

  • D. or D.O.
  • AZ Medical License,
  • Board certified in specialty
  • Evidence of successful leadership/management experience
  • Clinical trial experience
  • Teaching experience
  • Acceptable references from supervisor, peer, and subordinate; from a registered nurse; and potentially from a research mentor
  • Willing to abide by and promote the Mission, Vision and Values of CommonSpirit Health

 

About St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

We are incredibly proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education, and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic InstituteDignity Health Cancer Institute, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph's is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital's patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph's.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  Also, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has consistently been named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers.  Grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

About Phoenix, AZ

Like its legendary namesake rising out of the ashes, the greater Phoenix area has emerged as one of the bright metropolitan areas of the 21st century. The Phoenix area encompasses more than 20 incorporated cities, including Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe and Mesa, and all serve as a timeless Southwestern backdrop to the spirit of Puebloans, cowboys, miners and visionaries. Recently, the Census Bureau named Arizona’s Maricopa County, which includes the greater Phoenix metro area, the county with the nation’s highest annual population growth. Home to more than 6 million residents where everyone has a sunny disposition, the Phoenix area also ranks as the fifth-largest city in the United States. Phoenix is a premier destination offering the best of both worlds: a growing and diverse economy and a great place to live with more than 300 sun-filled days a year and an almost endless supply of attractions including:

  • 189 city parks, 33,000 acres of desert preserves and 200 miles of trails
  • Host to MLB Spring Training and the annual Fiesta Bowl!
  • Home of the “Phoenix Open” and 200 golf courses
  • Professional sports teams including the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Host to 5 Fortune 500 company headquarters
  • The “Best Mexican Food North of the Border!”
  • Affordable housing and cost of living
  • A family-friendly area, with the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, ample youth sports and athletic leagues, the Challenger Space Center Arizona, a wide variety of school options, including public, private, magnet and charter, the Phoenix Zoo, large water parks, SEA LIFE Arizona, and many more!

The Phoenix area is also a destination for people from all over the world to receive outstanding healthcare. This is particularly true of Dignity Health’s St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center – home to the world-renown Barrow Neurological Institute and The Norton Thoracic Institute - #1 lung transplant program in the U.S. - as well as many other world-class healthcare services and teaching programs.

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