Physician - Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Asplundh Cancer Pavilion

Jefferson Health
Abington, Pennsylvania
Jefferson Health offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
Closing date
Mar 8, 2024

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, part of the Jefferson Health network, is currently seeking a BC/BE clinician to focus on benign and malignant hematology. This individual will join our community hematology/oncology division at Jefferson Abington Hospital located in Abington, PA.

The Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) welcome applications from board certified/board eligible medical oncologists and hematologists interested in providing community-based clinical care in classical and malignant hematology in an academic health care system. The ideal candidate will have practiced in an academic or academically oriented community-based site and have experience in clinical operations and/or quality improvement in classical or malignant hematology, exhibit strong clinical inpatient and outpatient care skills, the ability to engage learners, engage in cancer clinical research and collaborate in a hybrid medical system.

This candidate will have clinical responsibilities at Jefferson Abington Hospital in Abington, PA and the Asplundh Cancer Pavilion in Willow Grove, PA, and be a faculty member in the division of hematology/oncology at Jefferson Abington Hospital as well. They will participate in the weekly virtual Enterprise Heme Malignancy Tumor Board and in the SKCC Heme Malignancies clinical trial Multidisciplinary Group. In addition, they will have access to virtual clinical and research conferences, such as the monthly Molecular Tumor Board and Heme Malignancy Research Conference.

Jefferson Abington Hospital and the Asplundh Cancer Pavilion are part of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Cancer Center and a leader in cancer treatment and research. Jefferson/Abington Hospital has approximately 2,500 new cancer patients/year and there are ~3000 new outpatient consultations in hematology and oncology per year at Asplundh Cancer Pavilion.  Asplundh Cancer Pavilion has a 12 physician and 5 NP hematology/oncology practice and integrated clinical practices in gyn oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology.  There is a 36 chair infusion center, clinical trials staff, social work, nutrition, and navigation support for patients and providers.  There is a robust collaborative CAR-T/cellular therapy and BMT program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with ongoing development of this program at Asplundh. 

Jefferson Health offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including generous time off, CME resources, retirement, and medical/dental/vision. Relocation and sign-on bonus offered, in addition to quality and production incentives.

Interested individuals should send a CV, cover letter, and the names of three references to: Dr. Steven J. Cohen, Chief of Cancer Services at Jefferson/Abington Hospital and Asplundh Cancer Pavilion at

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson’s clinical entities or at the University.  If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson’s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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