At the direction of the NCCC Medical Director, NCCC Manchester, Nashua & Concord, participates in hematology and oncology patient consultation, care, and teaching at the Norris Cotton Cancer Centers at DH-Manchester and DH-Concord. The position will spend four days in Manchester and one day in Concord. Opportunity for academic appointment with the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth at a rank commensurate with experience.
Clinical Responsibilities (Outpatient)
- Provide clinical excellence and coordination of care to Hematology and Oncology patients at NCCC Manchester and DH Concord.
- Participate in subspecialty and interdisciplinary clinics.
- Identify area of oncology disease interest and integrate into both Lebanon, Nashua and Manchester subspecialty groups.
- Actively participate in quality and patient safety improvement initiatives.
- Participate in a fair proportion of the inpatient unit on-call schedule in Manchester and Nashua.
- Meets RVU benchmark as established by DHC per specialty.
- Obtain subspecialty board certification within five years of employment.
Clinical Responsibilities (Inpatient)
- Round on inpatient unit(s) when on-call.
- Communicate in an efficient manner with the hospitalists, radiologists, pathologists, and subspecialists in order to offer best clinical care.
- Respond promptly and with professionalism to hematology and oncology consult requests.
- Write and/or cosign inpatient consult notes.
- Be actively involved in consulting or admitting patients to Catholic Medical Center, Elliott Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Southern New Hampshire Medical Center.
- Participate fully in clinical research activities at NCCC.
- Accrual of patients to new and/or ongoing cooperative and industry clinical trials.
- Contribute to clinical research activities as part of patient care.
- Open new clinical trials in one’s own area of subspecialty interest.
- Support accrual on Dartmouth and non-Dartmouth clinical trials.
- Participate in educating the medical staff on a regular basis by answering their questions and offering teaching materials.
- Participate in building a hematology and oncology elective program available to medical, pharmacology, and NP/PA students regionally.
- Teach medical, pharmacology, PA/NP students on site and at the main campus in Lebanon.
- Participate in teaching activities within the hematology and oncology fellowship program.
- Participate in the core lecture series for hematology and oncology fellows at DHMC.
- Participate in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center graduate and continuing medical education.
- Participate in Hematology/Oncology section and institutional CME programs.
- Develop oncology education programs for the southern region communities, which include CME programs in local community hospitals to educate medical personnel on oncology issues.
- Join in public and community education programs.
Spend approximately 8 hours per month @ NCCC Lebanon to accomplish the following:
- Participate in oncology and medical conferences, NCCC grand rounds and sectional committees.
- Integrate with the section faculty and other members of the NCCC within your clinical area of interest to foster research opportunities, enhance communication and jointly develop the subspecialty program.
- Represent NCCC in FNCCC events held in the local communities.
- Completion of an approved fellowship program in oncology and hematology with board eligible/board certification in this specialty and experience in the clinical care of Hematology/Oncology patients.
- A valid NH medical license is required, as is credentialing at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Catholic Medical Center, Elliot Hospital, Southern NH Medical Center and St. Josephs’ Hospital.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.