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This category includes medical and executive directors and cancer program administrators, as well as vice president of oncology services and director of business development.

System Director, Oncology Service Line, Central Maine Healthcare, Lewiston, Maine

Posted: 9/11/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Central Maine Healthcare in Lewiston, ME has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in the recruitment of a System Director, Oncology Service Line.

Central Maine Healthcare (CMH) is a 3-hospital system based in Lewiston, Maine anchored by Central Maine Medical Center, a 200-bed tertiary care facility, level 2 trauma center, and offering robust tertiary services. Additionally, Bridgton Hospital and Rumford Hospital are two thriving critical access hospitals.

CMH also supports the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, located at CMMC. Central Maine Medical Group (CMMG) is a primary and specialty care organization, comprised of over 400 providers with 84 clinics serving 17 communities throughout Maine. The vast majority of physicians practicing within CMH are employed by CMMG. Providers are currently on a variety of compensation models. Combined, the three hospitals and medical group serve a region from northeastern New Hampshire to Maine’s Kennebec County. With approximately $500 million in net revenues, CMH is serving some 400,000 people living in central, western and mid-coast Maine and has over 4,000 dedicated employees serving those patients. As CMH celebrates its 125th anniversary, the priority is innovation and dynamic leadership, in order to continue the quality and trusted care the communities have come to expect.

CMH is seeking an experienced, bold and operationally sound healthcare leader to serve as System Director, Oncology Service Line for Central Maine Healthcare. This is an exciting time to be joining the organization, which is going through a strategic and financial transformation with the goal of becoming a more integrated, value-driven organization. Reporting to the EVP, Chief Operating Officer of Central Maine Healthcare, this leader will have oversight of the Oncology Service Line throughout the system. This leader will be responsible for developing and formalizing an integrated approach to oncology throughout the system, as well as creating a cancer alliance network with Massachusetts General Hospital and other entities throughout Central Maine’s service area. In addition to the strategic and operational leadership of the Oncology Service Line, this leader will have full P&L responsibility.

The System Director will identify opportunities to grow the service line by providing the highest quality outcomes and cancer treatment success rates. The ideal candidate will have both an entrepreneurial spirit and track record of developing and growing oncology service lines. He/she will also possess a strong operational foundation and an orientation to detail. This position works collaboratively with physicians, system leadership, hospital leadership teams, and staff to ensure the service line meets its goals and objectives.

The System Director will identify opportunities to grow the service line by providing the highest quality outcomes and cancer treatment success rates. The ideal candidate will have both an entrepreneurial spirit and track record of developing and growing oncology service lines. He/she will also possess a strong operational foundation and an orientation to detail. This position works collaboratively with physicians, system leadership, hospital leadership teams, and staff to ensure the service line meets its goals and objectives.

The ideal candidate for the System Director, Oncology Services will possess significant experience in a complex healthcare environment leading oncology services. Experience in the academic medical center setting is a plus. A proven ability to partner with private and employed oncology groups as well as experience partnering with an academic partner in clinical trials expansion, referrals, and protocol adoption is strongly desired. Financial management and business development, as well as P&L experience in managing a service line is required. Additional information about this position is available in the Leadership Profile at

Contact Information:

To learn more about this opportunity or to make a nomination or referral please contact Thomas Quinn and Melaney Arruda through the office of Melaney Arruda at; 781.564.2629.


Director, Cancer Center, Augusta Health, Fishersville, Virginia

Posted: 8/21/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

The Director of Cancer Center presents an outstanding opportunity to join one of America's 50 Best Hospitals (HealthGrades) and a top 100 Great Community Hospital (Becker's Review). This highly visible leadership role will provide strategic direction and operational administration for this busy comprehensive community cancer center. The Cancer Center is an affiliate of Duke Health and accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Additional Highlights:

  • Augusta Health operates a 255-bed full service hospital, multiple urgent care clinics, outpatient centers, and multi-specialty physician practices serving the Shenandoah Valley.
  • With over 2,300 staff members and 225+ physicians, more than 875 volunteers support this independent, nonprofit community hospital.
  • The Cancer Center provides medical and radiation oncology, infusion, a full array of support services including nurse navigators, a dietician, psychosocial therapy, on site pharmacy and research to include access to clinical trials.
  • The Center is comprised of five medical oncology providers (four physicians and one nurse practitioner), a radiation oncologist and approximately 40 employees.
  • Augusta is located in Fishersville, Virginia, which is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and bordered by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains. Washington DC is a mere 2.5 hours away, Richmond is 1.5 hours southeast, and Charlottesville, home to the University of Virginia, is 30 minutes to the east.
  • This area is ranked as a top place to live and work for its education system, business climate, and a cost of living nearly 10% under the national average!

Contact Information:

This search is being led by Gallagher MSA Search, Kim Kueser, Senior Consultant. Interested candidates, or those wishing to share referrals, please contact Rachel Bender Meyer at or


Administrative Director, Clinical Cancer Services, Stony Brook, New York

Posted: 7/28/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Stony Brook Medicine and Stony Brook Cancer Center announce a national search for an Administrative Director, Clinical Cancer Services.

Stony Brook Medicine (SBM), Long Island's premier academic medical center, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools—Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare—as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. The Stony Brook Cancer Center (SBCC) is one of SBM's highest priorities, integrating all of its missions and representing a highly valued program to its constituencies on Long Island. The SBCC sees 3300 analytic cases of cancer each year.

Led by the nationally recognized physician scientist, Dr. Yusuf Hannun, who serves as its Director, SBCC's research funding and patient volumes are growing rapidly. A new state of the art ambulatory facility, located within the new Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, will support the SBCC's clinical activities and effectively implementing this building will be an important task for the Administrative Director.

The Administrative Director will work as a valuable, creative, and highly energetic team member with the Medical Director and Associate Director for Cancer Center Nursing. She/he's responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) direct non-clinical operations, financial management, and meeting budget expectations for assigned departments and services, service delivery management, and achieve individual, team, and non-clinical operations performance goals. The Administrative Director will work in collaboration with the Clinical Cancer Services Leadership Team and other SBM leaders in Clinical Cancer Services, business development, and strategic planning.

It is expected that while the Administrative Director's scope of responsibilities is comprehensive, the highest priorities for the first 2-3 years will be to lead significant improvement in ambulatory oncology services and to manage the transition of services to the new MART facility in 2017. The former will require working closely with SBM's ambulatory services management and clinical Chiefs and Chairs to improve patient access, referring physician relationships, provider productivity, and efficiencies and effectiveness of ambulatory services supporting the providers in the ambulatory area.

Contact Information:

Korn Ferry is assisting Stony Brook University with this important search. Please forward, as soon as possible, applications or nominations of appropriate candidates to:

Sarah L. Wheeler
Korn Ferry
1650 Arch Street / Suite 2300
Philadelphia, PA 19013

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


Medical Director of Oncology, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez, CA

Posted: 7/20/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

This position is with Epic Care, a 55 physician Multi Specialty Group with major focus in Cancer Care in San Francisco East Bay. The position will be based primarily at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, CCRMC; a safety net institution based in Martinez, CA.

It will require providing primarily clinical care, and secondarily cancer leadership, vision, direction, and development of all relevant clinical programs. The person will proactively promote excellence in patient care, customer service, consultative services, and practice efficiency.

The program is an ACOS Certified Cancer Program with Cancer Registry. The institution has a highly regarded Family Practice ResidencyProgram, which will require some teaching responsibilities. Under the direction ofthe President and CEO of Epic Care the appointment will be a leadership position within Epic Care.

The position will be responsible for 70-80% of time for clinical responsibilities and rest of the time will be administrative. Leadership responsibilities include directing, planning, and coordinating all clinical activities and programs of the Cancer Program at CCRMC. Assures clinical activities are efficient, effective, and appropriately support the multidisciplinary, patient-centered clinical mission of the cancer program. Fosters teamwork and creates organizational capacity for innovation, creativity and critical thinking by providing staff with authority, accountability, training, information and resources to achieve their full potential.

It will be afforded a Medical Director of Oncology title at the institution and will perform all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards.

Candidates need to be Board Certified in Medical Oncology & Hematology and have at least 5 years of clinical and administrative experience. Compensation and benefits will be competitive to experience and the market.

Contact Information:


Director, Satellite Nursing Services, UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida

Posted: 7/7/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The Director of Satellite Nursing Services is ultimately responsible for effective operational management of the clinics and infusion services at current satellite Sylvester hospital based clinics. This also includes all future satellites. This responsibility includes monitoring and improving the clinical and functional effectiveness based on knowledge and implementation of best practices and adherence to standards set by regulatory agencies and professional organizations.
  • This position will provide strategic and operational leadership for all nursing areas at the satellites. Responsibilities also include physician and patient satisfaction, performance improvement activities, strategic planning, and the development and maintenance of nursing related policies and procedures and nursing standards of care and practice. The director will monitor the activities and operations of the assigned satellites to ensure goals and objectives are met.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Current/valid Florida nursing license. MSN preferred; BSN with extensive management experience considered. Five years recent experience as a clinical director and/or manager. Oncology infusion experience. Experience in an academic center or large complex facility preferred. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Proven track record of building relationships with physicians, direct reports and key staff members throughout the hospital. Excellent English verbal/written skills are necessary. Moderate to advance computer literacy and skills. Excellent presentation skills. National certification appropriate to the area of specialty.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.

Please apply to Job#P100009148 at

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Contact Information:

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Director Operations, Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Posted: 6/27/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:


Our location in the new $44 million Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute is a 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center providing comprehensive patient care close to home. It features 31 infusion chairs, 53 exam rooms, a care team of nurse navigators, social workers, chaplains, financial and genetic counselors, as well as the nation's first CyberKnife M6.


The Director Operations-Cancer Institute is responsible for coordinating the overall operations of multiple practices and departments within a multi-functional destination care setting. This includes personnel management and business operations. This position will work closely with the executive director and managing physicians.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of Institute operations including: scheduling; registration; insurance verification, authorization/referral and billing/coding functions, charge entry, cash collections, IS systems, and referral management.
  • Work with leadership team and direct reports to maximize operational workflow to ensure optimal utilization of staff. Assist managers with the justification for changes to staff allocation. Recommend necessary changes to the Executive Director or VP Physician Services.
  • Work collaboratively with the Physician leadership and Executive director to develop and implement tactics to address short and long-range strategic service line goals and meet community needs. Assist medical directors and Executive Director with developing strategic plans.
  • Coordinate efforts and outcomes in a team-based, matrixed leadership environment. Works to develop close relationships with service line managers and health system peers, support departments, department heads, clinic staff, medical providers, patients, regulatory bodies, and community groups.
  • Work collaboratively with LGMG and LGH Directors of Operations team to implement and ensure LGMG and LG Health standards, policies, procedures, and best practices are followed. Ensure that Cancer Institute policies and procedures exist where needed, are updated routinely.
  • Ensure interviewing and hiring new staff is performed consistently and effectively. Ensure that proper training and orientation takes place for those taking on new assignments in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve the patient experience. Ensure that programmatic changes include patient perspectives. Monitor patient feedback. Respond to patient feedback that is escalated from staff or front line managers.
  • Work collaboratively with patients, employees, physicians, and system leadership to resolve problems and issues.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director and Managers, facilitate the performance improvement process with a focus on patient, employee, and physician satisfaction, as well as clinical quality and operational efficiency. Ensures that system and service line goals are aligned at the practice and department level, and that daily department huddles are aligned with service line goals in a way that is meaningful for staff and assists with driving better performance through daily evaluation and improvement.
  • Delivers new products and services to constituents based on sound strategic and financial assumptions. Leads project teams in the implementation of new facilities and services, employing experience design principles. Assists project team with application requirements and implementation tasks, setting realistic timelines and contingency plans.
  • Review monthly financial reports and variance analyses. Perform trend analysis. Assist leadership team with development of operating and capital budgets. Monitor performance compared to budget. In conjunction with Executive Director and VP of Physician Specialty Services, develop and implement processes and systems to improve the revenue cycle and reduce errors. Evaluate acceptability of major equipment purchase requests.
  • In coordination with HR Business Partner, guide management team through issues related to compensation, benefits, corrective action and discipline.
  • Directs, supervises, coaches and monitors leadership development of physicians, managers, and all direct reports. Educate and coach managers relative to interpersonal skills that maximize employee satisfaction, customer service, and productivity. Conduct annual performance evaluations for direct reports, obtaining input from managing physicians, peers, staff, and other relevant parties.
  • Serve as primary administrative liaison between practices and both the Oncology and LGMG leadership teams. Possess the ability to inform, influence and provide sound rationale to physicians in recommending strategic changes in order to improve patient access, referring provider and patient satisfaction, clinical quality, operating cost, and efficiency.
  • Develops processes to support LG Health's overall relationship with the Penn Medicine.
  • Work with Lancaster General Internal Audit and coding personnel to create and implement appropriate training modules for physicians, nurses and clerical support staff. Review and analyze coding trends. In collaboration with practice management develop and implement strategies to improve coding practices where needed.
  • Manages operations and the revenue cycle process to meet operational and financial goals.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in business or a related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience managing multiple or large physician practices or outpatient departments.
  • If applicable, a health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.
  • Master's degree in Health Administration, Public Health, Nursing, Business, or a related field preferred.
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience managing multiple managers and departments preferred.
  • Knowledge of Epic, including revenue cycle modules such as Cadence, Prelude, and Resolute preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of achieving goals preferred.

Contact Information:

Kurt Stillwagon
Dir. Talent Acquisition

Apply directly at


Director of Oncology Services, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Michigan

Posted: 5/31/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Lead "Our Answer to Cancer"


This is that very rare management opportunity you've been waiting for—an amazing job in a truly amazing place.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Director of Oncology Services at Munson Medical Center leads a team of more than two hundred passionate, caring, patient-centered professionals at our Cowell Family Cancer Center. The director develops strategic goals for our full continuum of cancer services, assure clinical and operational excellence by achieving top quality outcomes, works effectively with medical staff and other departments, and represents oncology services throughout the community.

Essential Requirements:

Requirements include a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in a related discipline (MBA, MSN, MHA, etc.) and at least five years' experience in oncology. Experience in operating an oncology service line or managing a comprehensive cancer center is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have successfully coordinated the clinical and business operations of an established cancer program, established working relationships across institutional and professional boundaries, and built teams and strengthened coordination across multiple disciplines supporting comprehensive cancer care.

Munson Medical Center is part of Munson Healthcare, northern Michigan's leading health care system. Based in Traverse City, Mich., the hospital serves 540,000 people living in a breathtakingly scenic, four-season recreational region. Traverse City is well known as one of America's "must see" places for family vacations, fine arts, local craft beer and wine, farm-to-table food, fun festivals, sailing, golf, hiking, skiing, fishing, and miles of pristine freshwater shoreline.

If you embody creative and assertive leadership with high professional and personal standards, the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships, and a strong commitment to achieving optimal fiscal and clinical performance, this may be the job you've been waiting for.

To learn more and apply online, visit

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Director, Rush University Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois

Posted: 5/31/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, is seeking a Director for the Rush University Cancer Center, a fully integrated center of patient care, education and research with an international reputation for excellence. The Center is focused on transforming evidence-based knowledge into practice to prevent and treat cancer, and improve the lives of cancer patients in a humane, caring environment.


This highly collaborative, visionary leader will direct all clinical, research and educational missions of the RUCC and have responsibility for its interdisciplinary programs, including clinical quality improvement plans, research and educational activities, operations and budgets. This individual will oversee the development of comprehensive clinics and prospective case management conferences; develop and implement the Center’s objectives and strategic plan; and facilitate integration, development and direction of all Center activities, including cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, counseling and rehabilitation.

In addition, this individual will cultivate relationships with other academic centers and cancer-related organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, American College of Surgeons, and others, and develop and maintain relationships with commercial partners, regarding areas such as data analytics, genomics and biological modeling, at Tempus Labs. The Director will be expected to maintain a clinical practice, and ensure timely and coordinated access to cancer specialists.


The recruitment of this leader is part of a key strategic growth initiative; generous resources are being dedicated to this enterprise. Candidates should be Board Certified in a cancer-related discipline, eligible for faculty appointment at the full Professor level, and demonstrate superior leadership, research and clinical capabilities. Experience leading a large complex cancer enterprise is necessary.

Rush is home to the oldest medical college in Chicago and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information:

Courtney Kammer
Associate Vice President, Faculty Recruitment
Rush University Medical Center


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