Head and Neck Medical Oncologist - Clinical Faculty
Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 309417
Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution, and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Head and Neck Medical Oncologist clinical faculty.
The Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy in the Department of Medicine at Rush University Medical Center / Rush University Cancer Center is recruiting a Head and Neck Medical Oncologist, at the assistant, associate, or professor level. Qualified candidates should have formal clinical fellowship training in hematology/oncology with board certification/eligibility, and/or significant clinical experience in hematology oncology with strong interest in clinical/translational research, and a strong commitment to quality patient care and patient satisfaction. In addition to clinical responsibilities as an attending physician at Rush University Medical Center, applicants are expected to participate in the education of medical students, residents and fellows and active research initiatives.
The Head and Neck multidisciplinary cancer team is a highly subspecialized, comprised of dedicated head and neck surgeons, reconstructive specialists, base of the skull/sinus surgeons, radiation oncology, and a head and neck speech pathologist. This position adds to our current full-time head and neck oncologist.
Our new, state-of-the-art Cancer Center facility in Chicago will serve as a hub for services throughout our health system. Our core programs are supported by multi-disciplinary teams from hematology, medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology, research and bioinformatics, clinical operations, and dedicated clinical and support staff, including patient navigators. This structure allows specialists to consult and see patients based on tumor type or molecular and genomic signatures, combining our outstanding multidisciplinary approach with a data infrastructure that supports this patient-centered care. This integration enables us to make a greater commitment to research, dramatically scaling the effectiveness of clinical trials, and enabling translational research that moves bench to bedside, and bedside to bench.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. T...hese accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.