Hematology/Oncology – Medical Director
Seeking an experienced BC Hematology/Oncology Medical Director to lead its growing team of medical oncologists/hematologists and advanced practice providers in Eastern Tennessee in Knoxville area.
About this Position:
The Medical Director will be responsible for the overall clinical oversight for the group and medical oncology program in collaboration with the leadership team. This will include identifying, setting, and measuring group/program goals, ensuring patient safety and quality of care, meeting patient experience targets, management of physicians and advanced practice providers, support for clinical research development, serving as group/program clinical liaison internally and externally, and program development. The Medical Director will enjoy a competitive salary with a generous sign-on bonus, RVU bonus potential, an excellent benefits package including generous CME allowance, paid malpractice insurance, and flexible relocation assistance.
Minimum of 5 years clinical experience
Previous effective provider leadership experience
Tennessee Medical License-eligible
About The Oncology Group:
The group currently is made up of 25 Providers (10 Medical Oncologists/ Hematologists, 3 GYN Oncologists, and 12 Advanced Practice Providers) covering eight locations with over 50,000 patient visits annually. The Health System includes nine acute care hospitals, and more than 5,000 cancer cases are diagnosed annually within the health system.
About The Cancer Survival Center:
The Cancer Survival Center has a legacy of providing high quality cancer care in East Tennessee and its six comprehensive cancer center locations serve as the regional hub for cancer care in the area. It offers some of the area’s most advanced cancer diagnostic services and treatments, including advanced PET imaging exams, breast tomosynthesis, Gamma Knife Icon, nine state-of-the-art linear accelerators, and a robust clinical research program. The physicians are supported by a team of nurse navigators, dietitians, genetic counselors, clinical trials specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors providing comprehensive patient care. It has several notable programs and attributes that support the program, including:
Progressive patient support programs such as disease-specific nurse navigators, financial navigation, genetic counseling, clinical research, cancer outreach services, and nutrition and social services
Disease-specific tumor conferences and multi-disciplinary clinics
Robust clinical research program
Resident-trained oncology pharmacists
Accreditation by the ACOS Commission on Cancer
Supported by a referral base of over 300 employed Medical Group providers
About Knoxville, Tennessee:
Named one of the “Top 50 Places to Live in the USA” by U.S. News & World Report, Knoxville is located on the Tennessee River in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Knoxville is a unique combination of big-city excitement and small-town southern charm. Home to the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville has a vibrant downtown area with revitalized neighborhoods and is a regional hub for nightlife and entertainment. Knoxville is within a day’s drive of almost half the continental U.S. and has a modern, accessible airport with direct flights to Las Vegas, Boston, Miami and many cities in between.
Knoxville is also an excellent choice for families, with outstanding public schools and private K-12 schools. Knoxville is known for its wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities, including the “Outdoor Wilderness” which boasts over 1,000 acres of outdoor recreational space and 50 miles of greenways, all within city limits. With over 900 miles of hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Parks and eight nearby recreational lakes, there are plenty of opportunities to keep any outdoor enthusiast busy. The area’s cost of living is 15% below the national average and Tennessee does not have a state income tax. Learn more about Knoxville, Tennessee and why you should make it your next home.