Head and Neck Medical Oncologist
Head and Neck Medical Oncologist
Rush University / Rush University Cancer Center
The Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy in the Department of Medicine at Rush University Medical is recruiting a Head and Neck Medical Oncologist at the associate or assistant 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 Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Clinic at Rush is comprised of a team of specialists committed to treating the whole patient, not just the cancer. They seek to help their patients fight cancer by using the latest therapies and procedures to address the side effects of head and neck cancers and to provide the best treatments to help restore quality of life. The clinical team includes head and neck surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and speech pathologists that pool their knowledge to create personalized treatment plans. The services rendered include head and neck cancer treatment, chemotherapy and other drug regimens, radiation therapy, surgery, and rehabilitation.
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 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 more easily 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 Medical Center is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 8 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospital's" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2017. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status – the highest honor in nursing – and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation. Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics. Rush is located short distances from two other universities, two other medical centers, transportation centers, sports facilities, and residential/shopping neighborhoods.
We encourage women and minorities to apply. Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to:
Timothy M. Kuzel MD, FACP
Chief, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy
Professor of Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
via email to Rose Sprinkle, Manager, Faculty Recruitment at Rose_Sprinkle@rush.edu