Medical Oncologist

Employer
Atlantic Health System
Location
Morristown, New Jersey
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Oct 30, 2022

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Atlantic Health is Seeking a Medical Oncologist for a Great Opportunity in Morristown, NJ!

Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit healthcare networks in New Jersey, is seeking specialty-focused Medical Oncologists to join our expanding oncology practice in Morristown, NJ! This employed role is ideal for ambitious and skilled specialists to join a busy medical oncology practice at Morristown Medical Center.

The medical team consists of a dynamic group of board-certified cancer specialists who have advanced medical training in treating cancer, and share a vision of providing patient-focused, multidisciplinary, superlative cancer care. Our team of oncologists and hematologists work with other specialists to coordinate unified comprehensive care, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, surgery, and radiation therapy, along with supportive care services.

These are academic oriented positions, not generalist positions in typical community practice. Successful candidates will have specialty focus in an area of cancer care, and a desire to actively participate in clinical care, clinical/translational research, and resident/fellow education.

With over 90 clinical trials open for cancer patients, Atlantic Health System (AHS) Cancer Care has an extensive research focus, beyond what is typically seen in a community institution. Its research team leads the Breakthrough Oncology Accelerator, a unique partnership with researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, Arizona. This collaboration provides patients and physicians access to cutting edge clinical cancer research, exploring such areas as precision oncology, immunotherapy, gene therapy, and cellular therapy (including CAR-T and tumor infiltrating lymphocyte) clinical trials. The Accelerator operates a dedicated Phase 1 (developmental therapeutics) research and infusion center at Morristown Medical Center, adjacent to the research pharmacy and complete with infusion chairs, laboratory, and pathology services.

In addition, Atlantic Health System is the lead site for the Atlantic Health Cancer Consortium Community Oncology Research Program, one of only 32 National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) sites in the United States. This five-hospital consortium provides access to all NCI clinical trials, including several available only through the NCORP program.

AHS Cancer Care also provides teaching and educational opportunities for its faculty. Its ACGME-approved combined hematology oncology fellowship program gets well over 300 applicants per year. The fellowship training includes some unique opportunities available through TGen and its laboratories. There are several other training programs at Morristown Medical Center, including residencies in internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, radiology, and others. Through regional affiliations, medical students rotate on the clinical services. The Cancer Care program also puts on several well-attended CME events annually: Post-ASCO, Post-ASH, Post-San Antonio Breast Cancer, GI. Melanoma, Head and neck, and others.

Qualifications

  • Fellowship trained and board certified in medical oncology and/or hematology
  • Clinical focus in gastrointestinal cancers is required
  • Academic background preferred, but not required
  • Clinical research interest and experience is required
  • Demonstrated success working individually and as part of a team

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care offers unparalleled cancer specialists, clinical trials, innovative technology and medical treatments, and caring support services for more than 6,000 patients a year in New Jersey. Our expansive network includes the flagship Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center, where this physician would be based.

To learn more about this position and other opportunities with Atlantic Health System, please send your CV to Jennifer CantorPhysician Recruiter at Jennifer.Cantor@atlantichealth.org.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

Morristown Medical Center was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2022 by Healthgrades, a 2022 World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in the NY Metro area by U.S. News & World Report for the eleventh consecutive year. In addition, Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center have state-designated neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for premature infants and babies born with serious complications.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.

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Atlantic Health System, comprised of Morristown Memorial Hosptial, Overlook Hospital, and Mountainside Hospital has been an active part of our community for over a century. Our committment to providing our communities with a lifetime of quality care is second only to our committment to our people.

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