Mount Sinai seeks a Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology for Mount Sinai Brooklyn Hospital!

Job Description

Mount Sinai seeks a Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology for Mount Sinai Brooklyn Hospital!

The Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology will provide the leadership, vision, strategic direction and integration of the oncology service line at Mount Sinai Brooklyn. He or she 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. The Chief will also seek opportunities to expand the scope of services by identifying clinical needs and building on existing strengths. 

The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to partner with world renowned, Icahn School of Medicine and Tisch Cancer Institute. Mount Sinai’s Department of Medicine is strongly committed to caring for the whole patient and places special emphasis on providing patient-centered care. The division embraces the mission of Icahn School of Medicine by pursuing an integrated approach to patient care, research, and education. We pursue all dimensions of these three components, considering them inseparable elements of the art and science of medicine. 

The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI), a National Cancer Institute-designated center, employs a multidisciplinary approach to cancer research and treatment, with the goal of advancing clinical breakthroughs that help prevent and eradicate cancer. The mission of the TCI is to advance the field of cancer research, treatment, and prevention and to facilitate the availability of these advancements to our communities so as to extend and improve the lives of cancer patients and their families.  

Responsibilities:
As Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mount Sinai Brooklyn, you will be charged with making the cancer center in to a comprehensive, quality destination for cancer patients. You will be responsible for the effective use of resources and operational performance of the division and the infusion center. You will have direct oversight of quality and patient safety monitoring programs including reporting to regulatory bodies. Additionally, you will work closely with the Director of the Mount Sinai Health System Cancer Network in ensuring a financially responsible program, and will have responsibility for the division’s clinical operations. You will be expected to facilitate and achieve increased patient utilization, access and throughput, and define the expectations and standards of patient care. You will provide clinical services at Mount Sinai Brooklyn Cancer Infusion Center and participate in all of the academic and teaching responsibilities as a member of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. 

In this role you will provide clinical services at Mount Sinai Brooklyn as well as provide oncology teaching related to direct patient care interactions for Hematology/Oncology care patients. As a faculty member in the Institute, Department, and Division, you will be expected to participate in all of the educational activities, including Grant Rounds, Tumor Board, and other research and clinical conferences. There may also be the opportunity to teach fellows and medical students as part of the responsibilities of a faculty member within the Division.

In this capacity you will provide oversight of the following for Hematology and Medical Oncology:
1.  Physician and staff recruitment
2.      Strategic growth
3.      Site and practice development
4.      Financial planning
5.      Operational oversight and management
6.      Quality
7.      Resource Utilization
8.      Faculty 
9.      Standards of Care
10.    Staff education

Position Qualifications:
Medical Degree from an Accredited University
- New York Medical License
- Board Certified in Hematology and Oncology
- Minimum of 5+ years of leadership experience
- Committed to Mount Sinai and the communities we serve
- Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills
- A strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance-driven Health System

About Mount Sinai Brooklyn:
Mount Sinai Brooklyn is a 212-bed community hospital located in Midwood, Brooklyn. The hospital’s emergency department serves as a major hub of activity and a critical community resource. The institution enjoys an excellent reputation in such specialties as cardiac care, general surgery, gynecology, orthopedics, and geriatrics along with growing thoracic surgery and neurosurgery programs. The latest advances include a completely redesigned intensive care unit, new digital mammography equipment, and a new state-of-the-art radiology suite. 

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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