Division Head, Radiation Oncology, and Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief

Jacksonville, Florida
Dec 14, 2020
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Division Head, Radiation Oncology, and Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking applications for a full-time clinically experienced, academically-oriented Radiation Oncologist to serve as Head of the Division of Radiation Oncology.

The Division Head, a key member of the clinical leadership team will significantly influence the direction of our Cancer Center and join like-minded faculty committed to our mission of Making Cancer History. S/he will provide and direct state-of-the-art radiation oncology services including IMRT, SBRT, IGRT, 3D conformal radiotherapy, VMAT, 4DCT, HDR brachytherapy, and non-sealed isotopes tumor ablation using Varian TrueBeam linear accelerators, Novalis Radiosurgery system, GammaMed HDR After-loader, GE CT/Simulator, Eclipse RTP system, Mosaic record/verification, and our EMR. S/he will affect change through overall strategic management, planning, and execution of clinical and other operations.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the direction and coordinate all activities within the discipline of Radiation Oncology to develop and maintain professional excellence in comprehensive multidisciplinary programs in Radiation Oncology and Radiation Physics.
  • Exhibit  the passion, communication, and interpersonal skills required to lead a growing Division, build an active clinical practice, and develop areas of productive scholarship;
  • Provide strategy, budgeting, coordination, performance, and evaluation of all activities within the Division, including quality review/assessment of radiation treatment facilities.
  • Maintain and advance excellent, compassionate, and multidisciplinary care for cancer patients through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff;
  • Be certified by the American Board of Radiology / Radiation Oncology, and have or be eligible for  an unrestricted Florida Medical License;
  • Fully support the clinical, scholarly, and educational missions of our program
  • Be recommended for appointment as Adjunct Associate or Professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center commensurate with clinical and academic achievement.

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center provides comprehensive, integrated oncology services in partnership with the nation’s leading cancer center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and as a premier program of Baptist Health, the region’s most preferred healthcare provider. Baptist Health is the sole health system in the Southeastern United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary and proven model of care. Our 9-story, 330,000 square foot Cancer Center incorporates contemporary design, construction, technology, and art to create a patient-centered facility dedicated solely to providing the full spectrum of oncology care in a healing environment for our patients and their families.

Northeast Florida provides some of the best cost of living and recreation that the Sunshine State has to offer. Immediately within reach are world famous destinations, attractions, theme parks, and entertainment for families of all ages. Recently ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the top two most desirable cities for relocation in the United States, Jacksonville is the ideal setting to call home.

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer who recognizes the value and impact of a diverse faculty. Interested candidates should submit their CV and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to:

Christopher M. Pezzi, MD, FACS
Head, Division of Surgery and Chair, Search Committee for Head of the Division of Radiation Oncology

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center
1301 Palm Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32207 

E-mail: bmdacc.md@bmcjax.com