Senior Vice President and System Physician Executive, Novant Health Cancer Institute

Novant Health Inc.
Charlotte, NC
Not Specified
Nov 12, 2020
Dec 12, 2020
Full Time

Charlotte and Winston-Salem, NC - Novant Health (Novant) is seeking a visionary, transformative and collaborative leader to serve as the Senior Vice President and System Physician Executive (SPE) of the Novant Health Cancer Institute. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and highly respected oncology leader to develop a vision and guide the expansion of cancer programs and research while maintaining a laser focus on care delivery and outcomes in a high performing integrated care delivery system.

Novant is one of the largest and most innovative nonprofit health systems in the country, spanning North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia. This $5.4 billion integrated health system is comprised of 15 hospitals and a multispecialty medical group consisting of approximately 1,700 physicians across 674 clinic locations. Most recently, Novant acquired New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC to support the growth and needs of the communities they serve, focusing on quality and health equity.

Covering two of Novant's largest markets in Charlotte and Winston-Salem, NC, the Cancer Institute consists of over 100 specialists treating nearly 7,000 new cases annually. The Institute offers leading edge cellular therapies, advanced surgical procedures and radiation treatments while simultaneously providing access to all phases of clinical trials. The Cancer Institute ensures that patients are treated across the entire continuum of care including comprehensive screening programs, integrative oncology and other supportive care services. As it continues to grow, the Cancer Institute has opened new state-of-the-art facilities, including the Weisiger Cancer Center and Wallace Cancer Center, both which opened in the fall of 2020.

As the system leader for cancer care delivery, the SPE will set forth an agenda that advances clinical service and research while ensuring patients have access to coordinated and comprehensive care.  This physician executive will champion diversity, equity and inclusion amongst the Cancer Institute and the patients it serves. Simultaneously, the SPE will drive programmatic growth across all tumor sites, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.  The SPE will continue the Institute's transformation to be one of the nation's top cancer programs with top decile performance through rapid adoption of new treatments and procedures, clinical trials and the delivery of high quality patient centered care. Candidates must hold a medical doctorate degree, board certification in hematology/medical oncology, surgical oncology or radiation oncology.

For confidential nominations or expressions of interest, please contact the search consultant team of Donna Padilla, Rachel Polhemus and Linda Komnick through the office of Imran Ali at

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