Director of Supportive Oncology - Clinical Faculty Position
Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 303676
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.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. T...hese accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.