Clinical Director Regional Cancer Center Physician - Holy Name Medical Center - New Jersey

Job Description

Holy Name Medical Center seeks a Clinical Director for their Regional Cancer Center in New Jersey!

Position Summary:
The Clinical Director, Regional Cancer Center, will provide the leadership, vision, strategic direction and integration of the oncology service line. The Director will ensure innovative program development, the delivery of evidence-based cancer care to the community, and will direct the planning and delivery of all cancer related services including community outreach and screening, education, detection, survivorship, navigation, support groups and clinical trials. This executive will coordinate and integrate the hospital sponsored and private physicians and ensure the highest quality of care and clinical outcomes at the appropriate cost of care, preparing Holy Name for value-based payment models within the oncology service line. The Director will also seek opportunities to expand the scope of services by identifying clinical needs, building on existing strengths and capitalizing on Holy Name’s low cost position, reputation for personalized care, and culture of compassion and caring. 

This individual will further define and solidify the strategic direction for the affiliation with Mount Sinai Hospital and Tisch Cancer Institute.  The Clinical Director will serve as the primary liaison and lead for the oncology affiliation with the Mount Sinai Health System and the Cancer Network. In collaboration with colleagues at Mount Sinai and the Icahn School of Medicine, the Director will work collaboratively to develop a framework for clinical and translational research at the Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care ensuring that every patient has access to novel clinical trials.

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Director will work in close collaboration with the leadership team at Holy Name, the Cancer Committee, oncology physicians, both private and hospital sponsored, and other staff.  The Clinical Director will work closely with the Administrative Director of the Regional Cancer Center who will provide operational leadership and support in meeting the objectives of the service line.

Develops, revises, and maintains the philosophy, vision, values, goals and objectives of the Regional Cancer Center.
Provides strategic planning for the Cancer Center and identifies opportunities for program development, geographic expansion, and new services.
Develop and maximize the clinical affiliation with the Mount Sinai Health System and the Cancer Network.
Collaborates with physicians, clinical managers and department leaders to ensure fully integrated, stream-lined, high quality, cost effective care for cancer patients and their families.
Maintains a strong, positive relationship with the Medical Staff and meets on a regular basis with physicians in the Cancer Center to address issues and develop goals and objectives.
Develops and maintains relationships with community and civic groups, as well as governmental agencies and other providers of health care in the region to address community needs and opportunities for growth and collaboration.
Provides leadership for Cancer Center accreditation and recognition programs.
Works with other Medical Center staff in the marketing and promotion of services to promote the Cancer Center brand, maximize growth, expand market share and establish the Cancer Center as a state of the art program known for personal and compassionate care.
Provides oversight for the Cancer Research activities, in collaboration with Mount Sinai, inclusive of clinical trials and identifies opportunities for research funding.
Participates, as needed, in showcasing the Cancer Center to community groups, donors and other stakeholders.
Works in partnership with the appropriate physicians and staff in the Cancer Center to identify capital needs and prepares requests for new technology and space.
Formulates and recommends the adoption of policies necessary for all areas within the Cancer Center including personnel policies based on established Medical Center policy.
Assesses the needs of referring physicians and patients and develops plans to respond and improve service.
Reviews and evaluates performance of all areas of the Cancer Center and identifies opportunities for improvement.
Stays current on healthcare reform, legislation, regulatory and accreditation changes, technology and medical practice and assures that the Cancer Center is pro-active in positioning itself for the future.
Maintains professional affiliations and commits to professional growth and development to keep up with the dynamic health care environment.
Supports the Medical Center Corporate Compliance Program, Confidentiality Policy, and Holy Name Code of Ethics.
Understands and embraces the Medical Center mission statement, vision and values and serves as a role model for leadership.

Competitive candidates will be highly respected in their specialty (Medical Oncologist preferred) with a regional if not national reputation in cancer care, a track record of published articles in critically appraised journals, and experience in clinical trials. Candidates will also have experience in the leadership and building of cancer programs and the ability to lead change at a time of intense regional competition in the cancer marketplace.  Leadership style coupled with strong entrepreneurial skills will be essential. A minimum of 5 years of leadership responsibility at a major cancer center is required. It is expected that the Director will continue clinical practice for 10-20 percent of his/her time.

Successful candidates will possess a dynamic and collaborative leadership style, excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, programmatic development abilities and talent aligning all stakeholders to a common vision and goal.  

Candidates are expected to meet the requirements of an academic appointment with the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine.

About Holy Name Medical Center:
Holy Name Medical Center is a comprehensive 361-bed acute care facility, which provides technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The Medical Center, located in Bergen County, N.J., has nearly 4,000 employees and admits about 30,000 patients each year.

The Medical Center has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. The hospital is known as a high quality, low cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly-trained physicians and staff.

The Medical Center offers a robust physician network, known as Holy Name Medical Partners, which includes many of the area's most highly respected physicians, from family practitioners to the most sophisticated surgeons and cancer specialists. Each physician provides personal attention and creates an exceptional health care experience for every patient, with well-staffed offices throughout Bergen and Hudson counties that make it easy for patients to schedule appointments at their convenience.

For consecutive 14 years, Holy Name has been listed on NJBIZ Magazine's Best Places to Work, the only hospital in the state to earn the distinction. It remains one of the few independent hospitals and soon to be New Jersey's only independent Catholic hospital.

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System
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