Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time board certified Radiation Oncologist to serve as the Medical Director of Radiation Oncology located in Lancaster, PA. Our Radiation Oncologists practice in a single location at Penn Medicine’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, a 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center that provides high quality radiation, medical, surgical, and palliative oncology under one roof. Our warm, light-filled, modern cancer institute includes 5 linear accelerators, 60 infusion chairs, and 57 examination rooms. Installation is currently underway for an integrated Proton Therapy center set to open in Summer 2022.
The Radiation Oncology Medical Director will ensure that all patients receive the highest quality treatment. The Radiation Oncology Medical Director will have oversight of activities associated with the delivery of clinical care and the organization of staff relating to the appropriate delivery of such care. Clinical care must fit within the overall department and the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute strategy, quality and safety standards, operations and structure.
The Radiation Oncology Medical Director will be responsible for ensuring efficient consultation service for all Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute and Lancaster General Hospital cancer patients. Oversight responsibilities include streamlined clinical processes, appropriate clinical treatment protocols, provision of clinical trials, and maintenance of high levels of patient satisfaction. The Medical Director will oversee quality metrics to ensure appropriate outcome measures in collaboration with the Penn Department of Radiation Oncology. The Medical Director will work closely with physicians, nursing, and technical staff at Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute radiation department to maintain the highest level of general clinical care/operations and will organize the development of new clinical programs and innovations to continue to provide the latest clinical technologies and service. Current modalities includes: 2x True Beam linear accelerators, Halcyon, the nation’s first Cyberknife M6 with MLC, Tomotherapy, Respiratory gating / 4D CT scanning, Cone Beam CT image guidance and HDR / LDR brachytherapy. The new ProBeam 360 proton center will be the first such compact single vault center in the world.
This position requires strong leadership skills and experience. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a matrixed environment with accountability to the cancer program medical director for strategy and growth, to Lancaster General Medical Group for physician employment, and to the Penn Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology for specialty-specific practice standards. The Medical Director will lead and oversee department efforts to develop relationships with referring physicians, conduct community outreach and marketing, organize educational programs, help with staff development, and develop and implement plans to achieve Department goals.
Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (Allopathic/Osteopathic)
Completion of an accredited one year internship
Completion of an accredited Radiation Oncology Residency
Board Certified in Radiation Oncology
Possess or be able to obtain an unrestricted PA Medical License
Minimum 10 years of experience in the field of Radiation Oncology
Prior experience in a radiation oncology clinical setting is preferred
Demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, clinical care, research and practice building
Expertise in all modalities appropriate for the specific disease site including brachytherapy and stereotactic radiation therapy as appropriate
Proton therapy experience is preferred or candidate must agree to complete proton training at University of Pennsylvania within one year of hire
The Penn Medicine Lancaster General model of care is collaborative and patient driven. Our physicians are leaders of high functioning teams who share our mission for patient care, communicate transparently and effectively, and support and enable the excellence of the whole team. Our entire organization is dedicated to quality, safety, high reliability, and continuous improvement.
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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with over 800 Licensed beds. Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We h...ave attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and are also the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of our commitment to community service.
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