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St. Luke's University Health Network, the region's largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals is seeking aSection Chief ofHematology andMedical Oncology. We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative leader with proven accomplishments as an academic physician. The ideal candidate will have extensive clinical expertise and be a recognized researcher and/or educator with a strong track record of building teams and fostering collaboration. We are looking for an energetic candidate to lead our Hematology and Medical Oncology services by embracing the Cancer Center's tripartite mission of clinical care, patient-centric research and medical education (medical students, residents and hematology / oncology fellows).
The Section Chief will report to the Director of St. Luke's Cancer Center and oversee the clinical activities of 26 Hematology and Medical Oncology providers. Responsibilities will include strategic planning, physician recruitment, development and performance evaluation, operational and financial management, quality performance, customer/service improvement, and clinical outcomes.
About St. Luke's Cancer Center and the Section of Hematology / Medical Oncology
Luke's Cancer Center provides care to a catchment area of >1.5 million individuals across 8 counties in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey. Our specialists care for >5,000 new patients per year. Clinical services are provided across 14 hospitals, 9 outpatient centers with 9 infusion and 4 radiotherapy centers.
Luke's Cancer Center's Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology has a long-standing tradition of delivering cutting-edge clinical care. The Section currently consists of 12 physicians and 14 advanced practitioners.
Luke's Cancer Center has newly ACGME-accredited Fellowships in Hematology / Oncology (first 2 fellows starting in the Summer of 2022) and Gynecologic Oncology (first fellow starting in the Summer of 2022).
Luke's Cancer Center multidisciplinary team is comprised of specially trained individuals including genetic counselors, patient navigators, nurse navigators, and counselors to help guide, comfort, and empower our patients through their journey. We also offer a healing arts program, nutrition support, access to rehab and physical therapy, insurance and financial support, clinical trials, and support groups.
Recently, St. Luke's Cancer Center has received five awards from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.
In joining St. Luke's University Health Network you'll enjoy:
Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
A culture in which innovation is highly valued
Work/life balance and flexibility
Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
Rich benefits package including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and generous CME allowance
Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please contact:
Founded in 1872, St. Luke's University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $3 billion, the Network's service area includes 11 counties in two states: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. St. Luke's hospitals operate the biggest network of trauma centers in Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke's is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, the Network established the Lehigh Valley's first and only four-year medical school campus. It also operates the nation's longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 40 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 419 residents and fellows. In 2022, St. Luke's, a member of the Children's Hospital Association, opened the Lehigh Valley's first and only free-standing facility dedicated entirely to kids.
SLUHN is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare's five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. It is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World's Best Hospital. The Network's flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from Fortune/Merative 10 times total and eight years in a row, including in 2022 when it was identified as THE #2 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, St. Luke's was identified as one of the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN's information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. The Network is also recognized as one of the state's lowest cost providers.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR CANDIDATES: COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT
As a leading healthcare provider, St. Luke's University Health Network is committed to protecting our employees, patients and community. As we continue to provide quality care to our patients, we are taking important next steps to prevent undue harm to our employees & ensure our patients have a safe environment for medical care and treatment. Effective immediately, St. Luke's is requiring all new hires, along with our current employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed as per our policy and guidelines.
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