Nationally ranked Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) is searching for a board-certified, fellowship-trained Breast Surgeon to become medical director of its renowned Breast Program. The ideal candidate is a collaborative clinician with outstanding leadership skills who can implement and advance the SCIâ€™s ambitious vision of multidisciplinary breast- and womenâ€™s-cancer care within a cutting-edge, COC-certified program. SCI is devoted to providing cancer patients with the most comprehensive treatment options and innovative therapies available, and is the largest NCI designated NCORP site, with over 41 participating affiliates across multiple states for this 13 million, six-year grant. In 2019, Swedish was awarded a "Platinum Certificate of Excellence" for Treatment & Cancer Control Trials high enrollment. Partnering with leaders in Radiation Oncology and clinical researchers in Medical Oncology, the medical director will advance compassionate and efficient care across the multi-site institute within the Swedish system and will engage with the broader Providence Health System to advance excellence in breast cancer care. SCI has a well-established legacy of comprehensive expertise and compassionate care of cancer patients and their families, while producing cutting-edge clinical and translational research. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader with experience in building and growing programs, nurturing colleagues and succeeding within a complex health system. This world-class program exists within the vibrant city of Seattle, Washington where physicians can enjoy a healthy work-life balance.
7+ years of post-fellowship experience required
Completion of a Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship required
Advanced leadership (business or healthcare) degree preferred
The position includes both clinical and administrative duties
Large-volume program within a well-established cancer center
Fully staffed with highly skilled medical experts in a full array of pertinent specialties
Successful research program with a large registry and database
Where Youâ€™ll Work
The Swedish Cancer Institute is one of the premier cancer care and clinical research centers in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1932, it provides access to more than 150 Swedish-affiliated oncologists and oncology surgeons throughout the region. With a robust clinical trials program and an environment open to new drug treatments, technology and clinical applications, the Swedish Cancer Institute is a hub of innovation. Support services, including art and music therapy, ensure holistic patient care.
Where Youâ€™ll Live
Seattle is the Pacific Northwestâ€™s largest urban center, with a metro population of 3.25 million, and is home to world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Home to the worldâ€™s biggest tech giants, Seattle offers some of the highest minimum wages in the country, along with a notable music and arts scene, outdoor lifestyle and amazing coffee.
Who Youâ€™ll Work For
Swedish is a comprehensive health network with a long history of excellence. The Seattle-based system operates five hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, and more than 115 primary and specialty care clinics. Part of the Providence family, Swedish is world-renowned for its innovative and ground-breaking diagnoses, treatments and medical research at its five award-winning institutes: cancer, digestive health, heart and vascular, neuroscience and orthopedic. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person it serves.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran
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