Clinical Director, Adult Psych-Oncology

Cleveland, Ohio
Nov 07, 2020
Position Type
The Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute announces a search for a Clinical Director for Psych-oncology. This nationally-recognized Cancer Canter is committed to expanding its psychiatry and psychology work force to respond to the unique needs of patients receiving cancer care. Applicants can anticipate working collaboratively with psychologists, oncology social workers, palliative care, medical oncology and radiation oncology colleagues.

Ideal candidates will be prepared to provide high-quality outpatient care and have an interest in leading the development of the Psych-oncology program in outpatient and inpatient settings. Responsibilities include education and training of fellows, residents, and medical students, as well as participation in weekend and on call coverage teams. A commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork and outstanding communication skills are essential. Candidates should be well-trained clinicians with both clinical and academic interests in the psychiatric and psychosocial impact of cancer. Eligible candidates must hold an MD/DO degree (or equivalent), be ABPN board-certified or eligible in Psychiatry, and BC/BE in consultation liaison psychiatry.

This dynamic position commands a competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package.

The Cleveland Clinic is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. The Taussig Cancer Institute has been rated by U.S. News & World Report Magazine among the best cancer institutes in the country and is a part of the NCCN and NCI designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

Laura Shoemaker, DO, MS, FAAHPM, Chair, Department of Palliative and Supportive Care

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