MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST

Location
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
Sep 21, 2018
Closes
Oct 21, 2018
Position
Medical Director
Hours
Full Time

Community Based Medical Oncology
opening with Froedtert South & MCW
Kenosha, WI

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) invites applications for a full-time staff position with clinical faculty appointment at the assistant or associate professor level. The opportunity exists for a junior or experienced oncologist to join a practice, which will include two medical oncologists when this position is filled along with one radiation oncologist, and two advanced practitioners in a growing metropolitan area.  Froedtert South is comprised of two hospitals; St. Catherine’s Medical Center and Kenosha Medical Center, in addition to six ambulatory sites.  Kenosha is one of the fastest growing counties in Wisconsin with its business-friendly culture and proximity to Chicago attracting significant business development. The growth of the Kenosha market along with an expanding community demand for access to high quality care have created a tremendous practice opportunity for medical oncology. 

There is a robust referral network generated by 24 primary care physicians in the system’s employed network as well as numerous primary care physicians who are practicing in the area outside of the employed network.  The candidate will be a staff member of the MCW Division of Hematology/Oncology.  He or she will have direct referral access to a full range of oncologic and non-oncologic subspecialty services, the ability to bring complex cases to Froedtert Hospital for joint patient management and the opportunity to participate in educational conferences, teaching, and clinical trials research if desired.

Position Requirements/Details

•   Board Certified or Board Eligible in oncology

•   Eligible for medical licensure in Wisconsin

•   Option of some subspecialty focus in addition to community based
    oncology

Initial contributions to MCW and departmental missions in the areas of patient care, teaching, clinical research, scholarly activities, and administration/service will be as follows:

Patient Care: Clinical activities will be primarily focused on providing care at St. Catherine’s Medical Center cancer center as well as hospital coverage.

Research, Teaching, and Scholarly Activities: Voluntary clinical faculty appointment will be offered but not required and options for resident education, clinical trials research, and other academic options exist. 

Administration/Service: The candidate will be expected to participate in Froedtert South medical staff activities and meetings.   

MCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About MCW

MCW is a major academic medical center; the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin.  MCW is a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative, patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.

About Froedtert South

Froedtert South, is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Kenosha Medical Center and the St. Catherine’s Medical Center  as well as several other clinic locations.

About Kenosha

Kenosha County is situated midway between Milwaukee and Chicago near the shores of Lake Michigan. Home to a growing number of corporate headquarters and businesses, such as Uline, Haribo, Amazon, and most recently Foxconn who has just broken ground on a twenty-two million square foot plant.  Kenosha County is emerging as a great place to live and work. One of Kenosha’s most significant features is the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline which is filled with parks, beaches, festivals, a miles-long promenade, one-of-a-kind museums, an authentic electric streetcar system, and the Harbor Market. A short distance from Lake Michigan, there is a lively downtown area with shopping, dining, and the arts. Kenosha County also offers the Kenosha Kingfish baseball league, pristine golf courses, tranquil inland lakes, hiking and biking trails, and a ski and snowboard area. With a strong education system, Kenosha County has public, private, and parochial schools along with three colleges – University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Carthage, and Gateway Technical College. Only a short drive or train ride away, you can access all that Milwaukee or Chicago has to offer; including, world class gourmet dining, concerts, major sporting events, festivals, shopping, and more.

Interested candidates should send CV to:

Lance Boerner

Physician Recruiter

Medical College of Wisconsin

lboerner@mcw.edu