Physician / Director of Cancer Risk and Genetics - Dept of Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College Jefferson Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Oncology-Medical Oncology
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship Yes

Job Description

Last Update: 8/14/23

The department of Medical Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center is recruiting for a full time Director of Cancer Risk and Genetics.

The leader of the Cancer Genetics program is responsible for management of the Enterprise Cancer Genetics program. The Cancer Genetics leader will oversee genetic counselors; develop programs for hereditary cancer risk assessment, genetic testing and cancer screening and prevention; oversee research programs in cancer genetics.

  • MD or equivalent degree from an accredited professional school

  • Board certified in Medical Oncology/Hematology, current license to practice medicine

  • Five (5) or more years as a senior leader of clinical operations with a successful track record demonstrating increased strategic responsibility in a complex, academic healthcare organization

  • Record of excellence in patient care

  • Strong research background

  • Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong, sustainable partnering relationships

  • Demonstrated experience working with and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member

About Jefferson Health

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson’s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.

  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value

  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.