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A visionary physician leader to direct a comprehensive cancer center in collaboration with the center’s executive director is needed to position a well-established comprehensive community cancer center into the next generation of cancer clinical care, community engagement and improved population health and community cancer research. The Medical Director will join the oncology clinical staff of the Kirkland Cancer Center and its owner, Jackson-Madison County General Hospital to continue to strengthen the oncology service line and maintain relationships with medical staff engaged in the diagnosis and the collaboration in the treatment of cancer.
The successful Medical Director will be immersed in the knowledge of oncology diagnoses and treatment and will be expected to drive the strategic growth plan in the areas of cancer research, community engagement, unifying the vision for the cancer center and strengthening the center’s financial sustainability.
While no one candidate will embody them all, the successful candidate will comprise many of the following professional qualifications, skills, experience and personal qualities:
A MD/DO, board certified in a relevant field of oncology and meeting requirements for appointment as a member of the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital medical staff
At least two years in hospital administration or leadership. Cancer center experience preferred.
The vision and ability to lead the successful implementation of the center’s strategic plan.
Clinical expertise in oncology current standard of care, NCCN guidelines
A track record of participating and leading cancer research and treatment, knowledge of the role of a research principal investigator and regulatory guidelines for participation in pharma/cooperative group research activities
A track record of supporting collaboration across departments or divisions in the healthcare system and unifying stakeholders around the shared vision
Successful experience in mentoring new clinical providers and developing talent
Deep commitment to the development and maintenance of a professional environment that supports equity and diversity; proven financial management skills; the ability to advocate on behalf of the financial needs of the service line
A collaborative and communicative leadership style, outstanding interpersonal skills, integrity, warmth, good humor and a high level of energy.
•Jackson, Tennessee conveniently located on Interstate 40 between Memphis and Nashville www.jacksontn.com
•Progressive, growing community of more than 100,000 people
•Low cost of living – NO STATE INCOME TAX
•Local Attractions: Symphony Orchestra, Cultural Arts, Country Club, Sports, Camping, Hunting, Fishing, Golf
•Middle Fork Bottoms 850 Acre Nature and Recreation Area just outside of Jackson set to open in 2022 www.cityofthreeway.org/living-here/middle-fork-bottom-recreation-area
•Ranked 6th Best Cost of Living Metropolitan Area in the Country (August 2017 Fortune Magazine)
•Ranked 2nd Most Affordable Small & Midsize Metros in the U.S. (Porch.com 2022)
•Ford Motor Company’s Blue Oval City is a planned automotive assembly complex coming to West Tennessee by 2025 employing approximately 5800 when complete. Megasite will produce electric Ford-150 Lightning pickup trucks and manufacture electric vehicle batteries. Located about 40 miles from Jackson.
Jackson, Tennessee is a family friendly medium size city of more than 100,000 people conveniently located on Interstate 40 between Nashville and Memphis. Jac...kson is a progressive, growing community that offers the best of a small-town feel with big city amenities including a robust retail base. We are proud that Jackson is home of the Jackson Symphony, the Jackson Theatre Guild, the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame Museum. Jackson has over 20 parks and recreation areas including Middle Fork Bottoms. Middle Fork Bottoms is about the size of Central Park in New York City and will have areas for canoes and kayaks, walking/running/biking trails and a landing area to observe the wildlife. Ford Motor Company’s Blue Oval City is a planned automotive assembly complex about 40 miles from Jackson. The West Tennessee Megasite will produce electric Ford-150 Lightning pickup trucks. Jackson offers a low cost of living and Tennessee has No State Income Tax.