Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time Radiation Oncologist to join Penn Medicine located in Lancaster, PA. Our Radiation Oncologists practice in a single location at Penn Medicine’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, a 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center that provides high quality radiation, medical, surgical, and palliative oncology under one roof. Our warm, light-filled, modern cancer institute includes 5 linear accelerators, 60 infusion chairs, and 57 examination rooms. Installation is currently underway for an integrated Proton Therapy center set to open in Summer 2022.
The Radiation Oncologist will ensure that all patients receive the highest quality treatment. This position will be responsible for ensuring efficient consultation service for all Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute and Lancaster General Hospital cancer patients. Personal responsibilities include efficient clinical processes, appropriate clinical treatment protocols, provision of clinical trials, and maintenance of high levels of patient satisfaction. The Radiation Oncologist will work closely with other physicians, nursing, and technical staff at Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute radiation department to maintain the highest level of general clinical care/operations and will have the opportunity to be a part of new clinical programs and innovations to continue to provide the latest clinical technologies and service. Current modalities includes: 2x True Beam linear accelerators, Halcyon, the nation’s first Cyberknife M6 with MLC, Tomotherapy, Respiratory gating / 4D CT scanning, Cone Beam CT image guidance and HDR / LDR brachytherapy. The new ProBeam 360 proton center will be the first such compact single vault center in the world.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (Allopathic/Osteopathic)
- Completion of an accredited one year internship
- Completion of an accredited Radiation Oncology Residency
- Board Certification or Eligibility in Radiation Oncology
- Possession of or eligibility for unrestricted PA Medical License
- Expertise in all modalities appropriate for the specific disease site including brachytherapy and stereotactic radiation therapy as appropriate
- Proton therapy experience is preferred or candidate must agree to complete proton training at University of Pennsylvania within one year of hire
The Penn Medicine Lancaster General model of care is collaborative and patient driven. Our physicians are leaders of high functioning teams who share our Penn system mission for patient care. Our physicians communicate transparently and effectively, and support and enable the excellence of the whole team. Our entire organization is dedicated to quality, safety, high reliability, and continuous improvement.
The Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine radiation oncology position combines a nationally ranked medical center with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The community we serve has diversity unlike any other including the rural Amish for which our county is famous. Less well known is the fact that our Mennonite neighbors provide a safe landing place for more refugees than any other county in the country. Lancaster City is home to an underserved inner city population. The surrounding scenic Susquehanna River Valley provide opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a short drive away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, shopping and dining, and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to live, work, and play.
Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine (LG Health/Penn Medicine), a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital, and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit matrixed academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
In addition to the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, outpatient services are provided at our Downtown and Suburban Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers, Express, and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Our Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.
Earning a fourth consecutive designation as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's best hospitals in 2016-17 in three specialties.
For more information or to apply, please email: LGH.PhysicianApply@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
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