Location: Chicago, Illinois
Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Director of Supportive Oncology.
We are seeking a leader to provide the vision and direction for Supportive Oncology at the Rush University Cancer Center. This individual will be responsible for the development of innovative clinical programing and research, management of faculty and staff within the Supportive Oncology program, and support for training and education of future health professionals across Supportive Oncology and the Cancer Center. The Supportive Oncology section includes social workers, psychologists, dietitians, integrative medicine providers, psychiatrist, physiatrist, chaplain, and administrative support. The role is part of the leadership team for the cancer center and involves working collaboratively with oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, and nurses. Clinical expectations are focused on ambulatory care but may include inpatient consultation.
Leadership experience and oncology experience are required. The position requires a terminal degree in a specialty area within Supportive Oncology. Candidates must be eligible for an Illinois license. Faculty appointment will be in the appropriate department of Rush University Medical Center, with rank and salary commensurate with experience.
This is an exciting time to be a part of Supportive Oncology at Rush, as we take the early steps on our journey to become a destination cancer center. Join us in our mission to improve the health of cancer patients and the diverse communities we serve with nationally recognized health care, education and research, as well as a commitment to community partnerships.