Radiation Oncologist

Employer
Penn Medicine Lancaster
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Jul 21, 2022

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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. 

Position requirements:

  • 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

 We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with over 800 Licensed beds.  Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

 

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and are also the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of our commitment to community service. 

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

 

PENN MEDICINE LGHP offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district, and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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