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Medical Oncologist / Hematology Oncologist

Employer
WhidbeyHealth
Location
WhidbeyHealth, Coupeville, Washington
Salary
Salary Range: $500K- $600K Sign-On Bonus Available Salary and Sign-On will be prorated for Part-Time
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

JOB SUMMARY

At WhidbeyHealth we believe life continues after a cancer diagnosis — especially when there’s a team of doctors, specialists, and nurses committed to patient-centered care. We’re in search of an experienced oncologist who can rise to our high standards of cancer care. The ideal candidate is compassionate and listens to every patient’s concerns, preferences, and needs in order to help achieve the best outcome. This requires a keen understanding of the latest techniques in diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, as well as newer techniques such as interventional radiology and immunotherapy. Above all, the oncologist should have a passion for meeting the needs of patients and their families in every phase of their cancer journey.

PRINCIPLE FUNCTIONS includes the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to accurately assess patient needs and develop appropriate treatment plans.
  • Participate as a key member of the patient-care team in implementing treatment plans and monitoring patient progress.
  • Utilize and promote approved standards of care, procedures, methods, techniques, safety precautions, and study protocols.
  • Participate in the development, review, and evaluation of standard operating procedures and study-specific procedures.
  • Mentor junior members of the treatment team, attend tumor conferences and cancer committee meetings
  • Responsibilities:
    • Order tests — including biopsy, blood, and imaging — to confirm a diagnosis and monitor effectiveness of therapy.
    • Provide patients with detailed information regarding cancer, their prognosis, and possible interventions or treatment options.
    • Develop appropriate treatment plans, with measurable goals, that provide the highest level of care while conforming to patient preference.
    • Maintain quality of life for patients by managing cancer-related pain and the symptoms and side effects of treatment.
    • Reassess as disease treatment progresses, and pursue alternative therapies, palliative care, or hospice care when necessary.

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school; MD or DO.
  • Satisfactory completion of approved residency in hematology/oncology.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current professional licensure in Washington State required.
  • Board Certified in hematology/oncology, active, from the US or Canada.
  • Active unrestricted DEA license required.
  • BLS Required.

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