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Medical Director Hem/Onc Knoxville TN

Hematology/Oncology Medical Director
Our group in Knoxville TN is currently looking for a Medical Director for their hematology/oncology center. Preferred candidate will be BC in Hem/Onc and have a successful oncology practitioner with a demonstrated track record of engagement with patients, physician colleagues, system leadership, and quality teams.
Job Requirements
Lead an established oncology program with a legacy of providing advanced cancer care and pioneering innovative cancer treatments for more than 25 years.
One of East Tennessee’s largest top performing healthcare networks, is seeking a medical director for their Oncology Group, the hematology and oncology division of the program, to provide medical expertise and leadership, building on the legacy of pioneering advanced cancer treatments.

Physician leadership oversight of our team of nine hematologists and oncologists at eight clinics throughout our cancer network
Develop and oversee program goals and initiatives including clinical trials and our patient navigation program
Quality oversight, including serving on the system oncology service line council, cancer committee, and quality committee
Opportunity Overview:
Employed opportunity
Designated “protected time” to fulfill administrative responsibilities and clinical responsibilities
Appointment to various leadership councils
Compensation & Benefits:
Lucrative, competitive salary with generous sign-on bonus
Full benefit package
/CME allowance
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, against the banks of the Tennessee River, Knoxville serves as the perfect blend of southern hospitality and modern development. Rich in culture and natural beauty, the unique destinations in Knoxville reflect the diversity of this historic city and its charming people. The choice where to live and practice is one of the most important decisions a physician ever makes. The quality of life in East Tennessee, the beauty of the area, the financial advantages of practicing here, access to all the resources needed to provide outstanding patient care, and the strengths of the health system help make that decision easy.

Cancer Survival Center Overview
Thompson Cancer Network – our region’s only cancer network – is a well-established program with a legacy of bringing innovative cancer “firsts” to our region for more than 25 years. The cornerstone of the network is Thompson Cancer Survival Center, which is committed to excellence in the communities we serve and to delivering advanced cancer care, with our patients at the center of everything we do.
Thompson Cancer Survival Center was one of the first facilities in the world to treat patients with intensity-modulated radiation therapy. The Center’s downtown location houses a Gamma Knife, which was the first advanced radiosurgery system in Tennessee. Thompson’s Center of Excellence for the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus has introduced new endoscopic treatments and developed new optical technologies for non-invasive detection of cancer and dysplasia. Photodynamic therapy for Barrett’s esophagus with high grade dysplasia was pioneered in 1990 at our laser center, which was also one of the first institutions to introduce radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for treatment of Barrett’s esophagus.
Thompson’s leading cancer specialists include three surgical oncologists, nine medical oncologists and seven radiation oncologists who promote the most advanced treatment available for our patients. They are supported by a comprehensive team of dietitians, genetics counselors, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, patient navigators, social workers and many others.

Thompson Oncology Group