The Department of Radiation Medicine at Northwell Health seeks a board-certified radiation oncologist as Vice Chair of Brachytherapy within the department of Radiation Medicine.This is a clinical leadership position to build upon an established brachytherapy program across the Northwell Health System. The Department with 9 clinical locations throughout the NY metro area has 6 HDR after-loaders, a strong LDR program as well as a full spectrum of brachytherapy cases including intravascular brachytherapy. This opportunity is to lead the service and develop a system standard of care and program around brachytherapy that interdigitates with the multidisciplinary disease programs within the Northwell Health Cancer Institute. The role will be to develop research protocols, relationships with industry and to educate the next leaders in brachytherapy.
The Department of Radiation Medicine is one of the largest in the NY metro area treating >275 patients daily. The residency program is recognized by Doximity as the second ranked program in NY State. We are recognized for having developed a novel safety culture framed around Smarter Radiation Oncology®. The candidate for this position will be one with a background in brachytherapy looking for a leadership role in driving the strategic growth and development of brachytherapy. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience preferably at the associate or professor level. The role will be split clinical (with a practice in Nassau County, NY) and administrative across the system in developing a brachytherapy strategy for clinical growth and consistency, research and education.
The Department of Radiation Medicine is part of the Northwell Health Cancer Institute, which treats more than 16,000 patients with cancer, giving patients access to the services of more than 200 Cancer Institute physicians in more than 25 sub-specialties. The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is home to Northwell Health’s research and is an epicenter for scientific discovery and innovation, including basic science and clinical research in molecular medicine, genetics, oncology, brain research, mental health, autoimmunity, and bioelectronic medicine. In 2015, Northwell Health and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory began a strategic affiliation to accelerate cancer research, diagnosis and treatment. This collaboration offers the ability to deliver cancer therapeutics to patients throughout the region, while also meeting the comprehensive medical and surgical needs of those with cancer and at risk of the disease.
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Physicians are employed through Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the country.
For additional information and to apply, please forward your CV and a brief statement of interest to: Judith Heller, AVP of Physician Recruitment, at: OPR@northwell.edu .
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About Northwell Health
Northwell Health includes 23 award-winning hospitals and more than 550 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. All candidates will receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement. Academic appointment with the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience.
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