Regional Medical Director, Medical Oncology – Nuvance Health/Vassar Brothers, Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, New York
Highly competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits
Dec 18, 2020
Feb 15, 2021
Full Time

Nuvance Health is seeking an experienced Medical Director to help guide the future development of our established cancer program to enhance a disease specific oncology model. We are looking to continue the growth of the New York program as a lead component of our larger Nuvance Health 7 hospital system. We are located in both the Hudson Valley of New York, just 75 minutes north of New York City, and in Western Connecticut.

The position will include oversight at our New York based hospitals, including Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, and Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Our model of care is multi-disciplinary, integrated and collaborative among all system hospitals. Nuvance Health Cancer Institute is a member of NRG and has a robust clinical trials office including phase one trials.

Vassar Brothers Medical Center, the main site for cancer care of our New York based hospitals, provides our hospital system and multi-specialty practice with tertiary oncology services and is accredited by The American College of Surgeons as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program.  Vassar has many of the key elements of a comprehensive oncology service line in place, including a state-of-the-art Radiation Oncology facility and team and Surgical Oncology Services in Breast, Brain and Spine, Thoracic, GI, Hepato-Biliary, Head and Neck, Gyn Onc, Hem/Onc and Urology.

We are seeking a motivated physician leader who is looking to:

*Readily lead a medical oncology program alongside other nationally recognized cancer physicians


*Build a team of medical oncologists in a specialized model


*Partner with our larger network while coordinating medical oncology care, quality and teamwork in the New York region


*Be in an employed position with a highly competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits


*Have allowances for CMEs, Dues, and Relocation assistance

Located on the banks of the scenic Hudson River, Vassar Brothers Medical Center has a brand new 696,000-square-foot, eight-level inpatient pavilion with 264 private medical/surgical patient rooms and 30 critical care rooms. Vassar has established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and womens’ health services. Vassar is consistently ranked as one of the strongest cardiac programs in the United States and one of the “Top 100 Heart Hospitals” by Modern HealthCare Magazine.

The Hudson Valley boasts a terrific quality of life. From hiking, biking, and boating, to cafes, art galleries, and local farmers markets, this beautiful suburban location offers endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the region, including many fine colleges and universities such as Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and the Culinary Institute of America. Only 75 minutes north of New York City, the area offers easy commuter access to the city via Metro North and Amtrak rail lines. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country’s most livable suburban locations.

Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jeanette Unger, Director of Physician Recruitment, via email or phone (203)739-7864. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. 

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