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Positions in Hospital Administration

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

Medical Director, Cancer Institute, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois

Posted: 3/2/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Cejka Executive Search has been retained by Advocate Health Care to recruit the physician executive leader for the Cancer Institute of their largest facility, Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois, a southern suburb of Chicago.

Advocate Health Care system is one of the nation's top 5 health systems and the largest health system in Illinois. Advocate Health Care operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 acute care hospitals, 5 of which are Level 1 trauma centers, 3 are major teaching hospitals and 2 are integrated children's hospitals.

Advocate Christ Medical Center (Advocate Christ) is a 749-bed, not-for-profit, premier teaching hospital serving as a major referral hospital in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and womenâ?Ts health. Advocate Christ provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually, has one of the busiest Level 1 trauma centers in Illinois, and performs close to 30,000 surgical cases annually. Due to significant growth, Advocate Christ's new nine-story Outpatient Pavilion now centralizes outpatient services in a single building. Advocate Christ has received national recognition by Truven Health as a 100 Top Hospital and U.S. News & World Report ranked Advocate Christ among the top 50 hospitals in the nation and one of the top 3 hospitals in Chicago.

Advocate Christ's Cancer Institute is recognized as one of the state's most reputable programs for breast and pediatric cancers and is a premiere resource for cancer care in Chicago and across the state.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Medical Director of the Cancer Institute will provide the clinical leadership, direction, vision and oversight to achieve a state-of-the-art Cancer Institute and contribute to advancing the system's oncology strategic plan. The Medical Director will align community providers and employed physicians in the shared vision for advancing quality and service based on evidence-based best practices. The Medical Director will participate in the recruitment and integration of high performing physicians, expand clinical programs and services to provide comprehensive cancer services and care with a multidisciplinary care team approach, and expand clinical and translational research for advancing care.

Essential Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have proven and demonstrated leadership in advancing a recognized cancer program within a highly matrixed system and a successful track record of accomplishments in medical, surgical or radiation oncology including clinical care, education and research. A dynamic and collaborative leadership style with excellent organizational and communication skills, physician engagement, and programmatic development expertise is required. A medical degree, Board certification in medical, surgical or radiation oncology and eligibility for an unrestricted Illinois license are required.

Contact Information:

Paul Esselman
Sr. Vice President, Managing Director


Medical Director (Oncology/Hematology), PRA Health Sciences, Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted: 2/27/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it? Because we're hoping you're here for the latter.

As a Medical Director you will provide medical expertise for site identification, study feasibility, study design, conduct, analysis and reporting, generation of integrated databases, pooled analyses for efficacy and safety, IAE and IASs, dossiers for regulatory submissions for market authorizations of new medicinal products, and diagnostics and devices.

This position can be remote or office based.

Who are you?

  • You are a leader.
  • You are an innovator.
  • You are a physician passionate about improving the lives of patients on a monumental scale.
  • You want to use the latest technology and tools in the industry to push the momentum of an already growing company forward.
  • You want to work for a company that you believe in.
  • You want to work for a company that values your education, knowledge and experience—a company that is ultimately better with you on their team.

What do you need to have?

  • Board Certified.
  • Licensed physician.
  • Significant clinical trial experience.
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills Experience using computerized systems (PC-Windows and MS Office).
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
  • Clinical practice and/or clinical research or drug safety experience.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Contact Information:

Please contact me at or 919-786-8666.


Chief, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine, and Deputy Director, Boston University School of Medicine Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 2/3/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

The Department of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center invite applications for the position of Chief, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Deputy Director of the Boston University School of Medicine Cancer Center. The Hematology and Medical Oncology program at Boston University School of Medicine has a longstanding history of research, education, and clinical innovation, with a focus on caring for unique patient populations, a track-record in prevention and early detection of cancer and commitment to precision genomic medicine. The section includes 35 faculty members and 25 clinical fellows, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students. Boston University ranked 30th in the United States for NIH cancer research funding.

The new Chief will provide outstanding leadership to the clinical, teaching, and research programs within the Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology. The Chief will lead and build clinical programs of excellence and establish high quality, evidence-based hematology and medical oncology practices. In this role, the Chief will recruit top faculty; develop and enhance educational programs for medical students, residents and fellows; and expand patient care programs and resources. In addition, the Chief and Deputy Director will establish collaborative research partnerships within the department, medical center, university, cancer center and external commercial and nonprofit organizations. The Chief will pursue innovation and excellence in each of the core missions of the section.

The successful candidate must be a board certified hematologist or oncologist, recognized as a committed professional in the world of academic clinical cancer care and research, with demonstrated leadership experience in an established multidisciplinary cancer program. A dedication to providing high quality, comprehensive care to all, particularly mindful of the needs of the vulnerable populations, is required.

Contact Information:

Qualified candidates should contact and submit their CV to:

Deedra Hartung
Senior EVP, Managing Principal
Cejka Executive Search


Paul Esselman
Senior EVP, Managing Director
Cejka Executive Search


Administrative Director, Regional Cancer Program, Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, New York

Posted: 1/18/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

The Administrative Director of the Bassett Regional Cancer Program is responsible for the fiscal and operational management of the group practice, resulting in the delivery of quality patient care to the satisfaction of patients, physicians and staff.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, budgets, financial metrics, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership techniques, and coordination and timing of people and resources. Having the ability to develop collaborative relationships, building cooperation in pursuit and achievement of organizational goals is also critical.

Required education and experience:
Bachelors degree, master's degree preferred. 5 years of management level experience with strong demonstration in project management and people development results.

Contact Information:

Melanie Craig, Human Resources, 607-547-4937 or


Assistant Vice President, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted: 12/29/2016SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Manages all services lines connected with the Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) network across Carolinas Healthcare System (CHS). Works in conjunction with leadership to design strategies to provide state of the art clinical services across all lines. Assures service differentiation from competitors and growth that will improve the delivery of cancer care across the CHS enterprise.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses efficacy of services and programs to assure product differentiation and competitive advantage with regional cancer providers.
  • Manages clinical activities across multiple facilities, practices and departments conducting oncology trials.
  • Assures appropriate infrastructure, IS platform and management controls are in place to accomplish the regulatory, financial and operational objectives.
  • Assures timely access to appropriate clinical services for patients by working with other executes to design and maintain processes and systems and support departments such as radiology, laboratory, pathology, etc.
  • Assures seamless service between each facility, their local facility support operations and the overall network cancer program.
  • Identifies and evaluates emerging opportunities for diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical, radiation treatment, symptom management and outcomes management appropriate for network facility participate for network facility participation. Builds strong relationships with pharmacy, cooperative group, and other clinical trial sponsors.
  • Establishes clear effective communication lines among, physicians, management, allied support and other constituents, including IS, Finance, pathology, radiology, Foundation, etc.
  • Mentors, counsels, and develops department directors/management team to assure managerial depth and stability in each area.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work consistently requires walking, standing, and sitting.
  • Requires some lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, and work in a safe manner.

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Masters Degree required with a minimum of 5 years recent experience in the delivery or development of oncology service lines.
  • Managerial and oncology experience required; including, but not limited to, effective management of human and financial resources.

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Contact Information:



Director, Community Hematology Oncology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Posted: 12/22/2016SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Take advantage of exceptional opportunities in an exceptional place. At Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), some of the most brilliant minds in the country collaborate to provide high-quality and innovative care, explore new research frontiers, educate tomorrow's health professionals and improve the community's health through extensive outreach. The knowledge developed at OHSU is quickly translated into new cures and new ways to prevent disease. As Portland's largest employer, with more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is able to offer services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the region.

Director, Community Hematology Oncology (CHO) - IRC56111
The Director of Community Hematology Oncology (CHO), in partnership with the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and Legacy Health, provides leadership to the community hematology oncology outpatient clinics and infusion services in the delivery of integrated community oncology services. The Director is responsible for directing, organizing, monitoring and enhancing community-based oncology activities at OHSU Knight/Legacy Health (LH) community sites to ensure safe, high quality, competitive, and cost effective patient care servcies with seamless patient management. This position partners with the Chief Medical Officer for CHO to enhance provider relationships, promote effective patient and family relationships and serve as a OHSU liasion to the OHSU Knight/Legacy Health Collaboration. The Director is a critical role model who ensures compliance with the standards and requirements of all regulatory and accrediting bodies (JCAHO, CLIA, CMS, etc.).

The Director of Community Hematology Oncology reports directly to the Vice President for Oncology Services, OHSU Healthcare.


  • Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Prior experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully manage professionals in a complex, multi-faceted health care clinic operation
  • 5 years clinical management practice experience OR equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • Experience must include fiscal/ budgetary and operations management responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to elicit high levels of performance from employees at all levels in the organization and stakeholders from a variety of external sources
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and execute moderately complex business plans
  • Demonstrated financial analysis and fiscal management skills
  • Effective communication, and the ability to successfully manage interpersonal relationships in high stress, fast paced environment
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully work in partnership with physicians
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to meet stringent deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, licensing and certification requirements for professional staff who work in ambulatory settings
  • Must have a working knowledge of the Department of Health, The Joint Commission, and CLIA regulations governing hospital ambulatory practices
  • Must have proven skills in project management and matrix management
  • Demonstrates skill in problem solving
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, both written and oral
  • Able to build consensus; demonstrates collaborative management style
  • Mastery of software programs including Word and Excel
  • Office work schedule associated with leadership in a clinical setting; i.e. may require long hours to achieve timely completion of work products
  • Occasional business travel for operations or education reasons
  • Subject to computer work for several hours, as needed
  • May be expected to utilize all patient care equipment and office equipment within work area
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation


  • Clinical experience
  • 3 additional years of clinical management practice experience in an ambulatory setting
  • Experience in a matrix management environment
  • Preferably experience in an academic setting

To express interest in this exceptional opportunity, please apply online at, select job number: IRC IRC56111.

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Contact Information:


Executive Director, Oncology Clinical Services, Piedmont Cancer, Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 12/5/2016SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Piedmont Cancer is the administrative structure that provides leadership for the development of a large regional oncology program for Piedmont Healthcare in north Georgia. There are over 4,000 analytic cancer cases annually in the system across six campuses. The physicians of Piedmont Cancer are largely in independent groups with a smaller component of employed surgeons and medical oncologists. Piedmont Cancer operates a number of infusion units and radiation treatment facilities. The major strategy of the cancer program focuses on growth of the largest site based in Atlanta and of several regional cancer centers, using a ‘Centers of Excellence’ approach for integration of care. Piedmont Cancer is a member of the MD Anderson Physicians Network.

The components of the cancer program are grouped into several functions:

  • Care delivery, Facility, Ancillary, and Business functions.

The senior leadership team for Piedmont Cancer is composed of the following members:

  • Chief of Oncology Services, Executive Director of Oncology Services, Director of Oncology Care Coordination, Director of Business Development, Director of Marketing, Director of Cancer Analytics.


The Executive Director will work closely with the Chief of Oncology Services and other members of the leadership team to achieve the following goals:

  1. Identify and execute on Piedmont Cancer’s strategic plan for growth in the Atlanta Metropolitan Region (AMR), leveraging Centers of Excellence and regional cancer centers across the Atlanta metropolitan region.
  2. Measure and maintain profitability of the cancer program. Oversee the Monthly Operating Report.
  3. Work effectively with the Physician Enterprise leadership.
  4. Direct oversight of the MD Anderson Physician Network relationship.
  5. Direct oversight of Facility, Ancillary and Business staff and functions.
  6. Collaborate with the Chief of Oncology Services, Director of Oncology Care Coordination, and Regional Cancer Center dyad leaders to optimize care delivery functions.
  7. Pursue personal professional growth through active association membership and participation in the Healthcare Leadership Academy.


  • Educational requirement:
    • MBA or MHA


At least 5 years in a position at the level of director or above with broad, dedicated involvement and track record of success in leading the operations of a cancer program with medical, radiation, surgical, and ancillary components.

  • Skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in-writing.
  • Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Skill and ability in Microsoft Office applications.


The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Contact Information:

Click here to apply for the position.


Executive Director, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Huntington, West Virginia

Posted: 11/29/2016SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

  • Reporting to the CEO of the hospital, the Executive Director of the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center (ECCC) provides leadership over the cancer services of Cabell Huntington Hospital, including, but not limited to: Breast Diagnostic Center, Breast Imaging Center, Cancer Center, Adult and Pediatric Infusion Centers, Tumor Registry, Clinical Trials, and Radiation Oncology. Accountable for the quality of care and financial performance of the service line as well as community, employee and physician engagement.
  • Works closely with the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, which provides the physician faculty for the ECCC, in recruitment of physicians and in supporting medical education, and oncology related research.
  • Oversees corporate compliance, regulatory, and accreditations/quality programs for the ECCC and the oncology service line.
  • Provides financial management and accountability for the oncology service line.
  • Integrates and coordinates oncology service line elements into a streamlined customer-focused service.
  • Evaluates patient satisfaction survey results and develop strategies that will improve patient engagement and customer loyalty.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration, Business Administration or related field strongly preferred (equivalent experience may be considered).
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience managing an academic-based cancer program or appropriate service in a hospital setting and seven years experience with a clinical program.
  • A demonstrated track record as an effective manager with a participatory style; should be a mentor, coordinator, delegator, developer, and coach.
  • Experience with building awareness among referring physicians in primary and secondary referral market areas.
  • Possess a strong track record of developing a good rapport with physicians.

Contact Information:

To apply for this position,


Chief, UCSF Division of Hematology-Oncology, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California

Posted: 11/22/2016SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Medicine at Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) seeks a leader for its Division of Hematology-Oncology. The ZSFG Division of Hematology-Oncology currently comprises 8 faculty who provide consultative inpatient care for patients with malignant solid tumors and benign hematologic conditions. The Division also has an active outpatient practice and chemotherapy service, supported by a team of mid-level providers, social workers and pharmacists. The Hematology-Oncology Division at ZSFG is committed to academic excellence. Education of residents and fellows in specialty care, in inpatient as well as outpatient settings, represents an important mission of the Division. In addition, there are rich opportunities for research in the Division, particularly for the study of cancer in ethnically diverse and vulnerable populations. Faculty in the Division are closely allied with the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF.

The Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is an essential part of San Francisco's health care system serving some 100,000 patients each year and providing 20 percent of the city's inpatient care. We serve the community with a full complement of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and psychiatric services for adults and children 24-hours a day. ZSFG offers compassionate and culturally competent care to a diverse community of patients in more than 20 languages. ZSFG is owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco, Department of Public Health and is part of a city wide integrated health care system, providing primary, specialty and hospital care for vulnerable populations. In May 2016, ZSFG opened a brand new hospital. The faculty in the Division of Hematology-Oncology will play key roles in clinical management and leadership in this new hospital.

ZSFG and UCSF have been partners in public health since 1872, attracting physicians who are leaders in their fields and making ZSFG one of the nation's top academic medical centers, training tomorrow's providers and leaders. The research conducted at ZSFG has led to many important breakthroughs in the delivery of care to vulnerable populations. The UCSF research programs at ZSFG are awarded around $160 million annually, and have resulted in benefits to our patients by offering the best care that medical science has to offer. The successful candidate will join the full time UCSF Department of Medicine (DOM) faculty and be included in the UCSF DOM compensation and benefits program.

We seek a Chief who has a demonstrated commitment to a safety net population, the ability to lead a diverse group and work with hospital partners using a collaborative approach, success in promoting or producing scholarship and funding, and ability to mentor young faculty.

Successful candidates for this position must demonstrate exceptional leadership, administrative and organizational skills in academic Hematology-Oncology in the areas of patient care, medical education and research. The applicant must have national stature in academic Hematology-Oncology and be board-certified in Oncology or Hematology. The salary is open to negotiation. Please apply online at: and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, and statement of teaching.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Internal Number: JPF00419.

Contact Information:

Apply online at:
To enquire:,


Executive Director, Oncology Service Line, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, New York

Posted: 11/04/2016SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a Level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. We were ranked among the Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015), in addition to being named a Top Performer by The Joint Commission in 2014. The hospital was also cited as a top performer in eight specialties - cancer; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; gynecology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; pulmonology and urology. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

As an integral member of our leadership team, and in conjunction with the oncology service Medical Director, you will oversee, direct, plan, market, and implement the Hospital oncology service line with direct responsibility for the overall staff. This includes the functions of cancer clinical research, medical oncology, radiation oncology, oncology inpatient services, screening, detection, prevention, pastoral services, social services, tumor registry, nutritional services, oncology-related pharmacy, home care, support groups, rehabilitation, patient navigation, survivorship, end-stage care, bereavement counseling for families, cancer center facilities, with liaison/collaborative responsibility to the inpatient oncology unit.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating with hospital leadership to ensure the achievement of established goals for the cancer center and oncology service.
  • Overseeing and managing budgets and spending associated with the cancer center, service line and research program.
  • Ensuring program efficiency and effectiveness through benchmarking and continuous quality improvement.
  • Directing the daily activities of the cancer center and all cancer services.
  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the cancer center program, services and projects.
  • Identifying and planning cancer program functions that increase the utilization of oncology services.
  • Overseeing the administration of support, planning, medical involvement, financial support, etc, that will facilitate programs and services.
  • Developing rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to the cancer center.
  • Overseeing, obtaining, and maintaining cancer center and program accreditation and standards.
  • Coordinating with the IT Department on research, purchase and implementation of new software applications and implementation.
  • Developing standards of care and clinical pathways for the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, supportive care, survivorship plans, palliative care, end-of-life care needs, etc of cancer patients.

Successful candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree (Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, MBA or MPH preferred), 10+ years of progressively responsible management experience in a healthcare setting, and demonstrated proficiency in the area of process improvement, and system redesign. Superior decision-making, analytical, problem-solving, oral/written communication and PC skills will be expected, as will the ability to provide administrative support across all functions and effectively interact with all levels of management. Prior cancer center experience preferred.

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work environment, and comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please apply online at:

A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work environment, and comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please apply online at:


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