The Inova Schar Cancer Institute is a state-of-the-art cancer center in the Washington, DC metro area designed to bring healing and hope to every patient. Inova Schar gives patients unmatched logistical, clinical, and emotional support. Our team of nationally renowned doctors, specialists, surgeons, genetic counselors, nurses, and caregivers are backed by the latest in drug discovery, clinical trials, research and advanced treatments. We have the largest group of breast surgeons and breast focused medical oncologists in the DC region.
Research, and especially clinical research, is central to what we do, and physicians have the support they need to pursue clinical and outcomes research. We are a main member in good standing of the NCI Alliance clinical triap group. Education is also a central tenet of our program. We have our own fellowships in breast surgery as well as hematology/oncology, and we have residency programs in e, Surgery (30 total), Medicine, Family Medicine, Neurosurgery, and Pediatrics at our main hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital. We also have an academic affiliation with the University of Virginia in which one-third of their medical students spend their entire clinical years with us at Inova. If faculty are involved in medical student education they can earn an academic appointment with UVA.
Together, we are dedicated to delivering the best quality cancer care, from diagnosis to survivorship. Inova breast surgeons offer a high-level of integrated care for patients with breast conditions, from benign breast disease to breast cancer, as well as those who have a high risk for developing breast disease.
The Inova Schar Cancer Institute is currently seeking a team-oriented physician to lead the development of its new Breast Survivorship Clinic. The Inova Schar Cancer Institute is a state-of-the-art cancer center dedicated to delivering the best quality cancer care, from prevention and diagnosis to survivorship. An effective clinical leader with an interest in women’s health and wellness is needed to pave the way for cancer survivorship services at Inova.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Provide direct medical care to cancer patients in the survivorship phase (recurring and prevention management) in collaboration with the medical, surgical and radiation oncology team
Symptom management as appropriate with a focus on Women’s Health (menopause, AIs, brain fog, fertility, sexual health, insomnia, etc.)
Work closely with other providers to personalize patients’ survivorship care plans
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary providers to ensure all health and wellness goals are met (PT/OT, lymphedema, behavioral health, fitness, nutrition, etc.)
Develop survivorship clinical standards
Develop referral guidelines for survivorship across Inova
Identify champions of survivorship care within the Inova network to provide full service care for cancer survivors, including but not limited to: cardio-onc, onco-fertility, sexual health specialists, sleep experts, etc.
Actively participate in internal quality improvement teams and work with team members to proactively drive improvement initiatives
Opportunities for research
Work Schedule: Monday- Friday
Inova provides a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and bonus incentives, as well as full medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO, short- and long-term disability, CME funds, paid days off to attend CME and much more!
Active VA license or ability to obtain VA licensure
Expertise and passion for Women’s Health
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, kindly send your CV and cover letter ATTN: Dr. Deeken to Rachel Hill at Rachel.Hill@inova.org
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.