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Medical Oncology

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

The Medical Oncology Department at Thomas Jefferson University's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center is actively seeking qualified individuals to join its Gastrointestinal Cancer program as a GI medical oncologist. As part of an NCI-designated cancer center renowned for its excellence in cancer biology and care, the Department of Medical Oncology, Division of Solid Tumor, invites applications from Board Eligible/Board Certified individuals who have demonstrated interest and expertise in gastrointestinal oncology.

Successful candidates should exhibit a strong commitment to academic medicine, including research, education, and clinical excellence. Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities will include providing compassionate, evidence-based care to patients with gastrointestinal cancers, including diagnosis, treatment planning, and follow-up. Engaging in academic activities, including research, scholarly pursuits, and participating in multidisciplinary tumor boards. Mentoring and supervising residents, fellows, and medical students, fostering their growth and development in the field of oncology. Contributing to quality improvement initiatives, clinical trials, and other institutional endeavors aimed at advancing cancer care.

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, recognized as an NCI-designated Cancer Center, is a pioneer in cancer treatment and research. The collaborative efforts of surgical experts, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, and pathologists contribute to precise cancer treatment and management for patients and physicians alike.

Jefferson Health offers an attractive compensation package, including a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits such as generous time off, CME resources, retirement plans, and medical/dental/vision coverage. Additional perks include relocation assistance, sign-on bonuses, and quality and production incentives.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a CV and provide the names of three references to Dr. Atrayee Basu Mallick, Division Director for Solid Tumor Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. Submissions can be sent to the following address: 1025 Walnut St. Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Additionally, an email should be sent to and .

Conditions of Employment

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.

Closing Statement

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.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Medical Oncology , Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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