Breast Surgical Oncologist Position

Employer
University of Maryland at Baltimore
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time


Breast Surgical Oncologist

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health

Clark Comprehensive Breast Center

&

Department of Surgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine

The University of Maryland Shore Regional Health System and the Department of Surgery of the University of Maryland School of Medicine are seeking a breast surgical oncologist to lead their multidisciplinary breast program in Easton, Maryland. This individual will serve as Medical Director of the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center. The Clark Comprehensive Breast Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and the center’s service offerings include medical oncology, cancer surgery, radiation oncology, infusion services, genetic counseling, palliative care, and integrative health services. The Clark Comprehensive Breast Center is in program development with the University of Maryland Cancer Network (UMCN). The UMCN spans the University of Maryland Medical System with its 8 breast surgeons who care for nearly 1500 new breast cancer patients annually.

This position is designed for a fellowship-trained breast surgeon whose goal is to provide highest quality, evidence-based care and to develop clinical, quality improvement, and clinical research programs in breast surgical oncology in a sophisticated community setting. The Medical Director will assure quality care, efficient resource management, service excellence, and maintenance of NAPBC status of the Clarke Comprehensive Breast Center. Collaboration with imaging, oncology, and integrative providers and supportive staff (nurse navigators, registry, etc.) and development and maintenance of strong referral relationships with community providers expected. A premium is placed on the Medical Director’s ability to facilitate teamwork with academic and community stakeholders. The successful applicant will hold an appointment or faculty position in the University of Maryland Department of Surgery in the Section of Surgical Oncology within the Division of General and Oncologic Surgery. This individual will participate in the research and quality improvement activities of the Department of Surgery and of the University of Maryland Cancer Network (UMCN).

Founded in 1807, the University of Maryland School of Medicine is the oldest public medical school in the United States. The Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center is a NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center ranked among the top cancer programs in the United States. The Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center has a robust basic and clinical research effort in breast cancer and was responsible for the development of aromatase inhibitors, now in worldwide use. The University of Maryland Cancer Network is the state-wide cancer network of the University of Maryland Medical System that cares for more than one in four of the 24,000 Marylanders diagnosed with cancer each year.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Talbot County, Maryland is a desirable community of Maryland’s Eastern Shore offering strong schools, safe neighborhoods, and diverse recreational activities with easy access (30-60-minute drive) to larger metropolitan areas such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.

Interested individuals should send a CV and statement of goals and interests to:

John A. Olson, Jr., MD PhD

Chief, Division of General and Oncologic Surgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine

jaolson@som.umaryland.edu

dshipowick@som.umaryland.edu

Applicants should also apply to the link below:

https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/umb_faculty+and+post+docs/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=8100108441 with requisition # 210001CE.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Expected rank is Assistant Professor or higher, however, rank and tenure status is dependent on candidate’s qualifications

Qualifications :

This role will require significant interaction with a multidisciplinary team of individuals, including breast medical and radiation oncology faculty of both the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center and The University of Maryland Marlene and Stuart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. Metrics for success will include clinical program development as well as clinical trials accrual in the field of breast surgery and oncology.

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