Hematology/Oncology Physician, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Employer
Florida Atlantic University
Location
Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Position Summary:

The FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine seeks a dynamic and collaborative clinical faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to serve as a Hematology/Oncology Physician, specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders. This role combines clinical expertise, patient care, teaching, and scholarly activities. The Hematologist/Oncologist plays a crucial role in delivering high-quality cancer care services, contributing to the academic mission of the medical center, and advancing the field of Hematology/Oncology. The primary work site for this position is the University’s affiliate hospital, Broward Health North.

The mission of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as a community-based medical school is to advance the health and well-being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. We are committed to providing educational programs, in partnership with our hospital affiliates, that enable our medical students, residents, and fellows to become active, self-directed, lifelong learners; equip our graduates to effectively treat the patients that they are most likely to encounter in their practices; demonstrate a commitment to inclusiveness and diversity; produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and self-awareness required to practice effective, humanistic, patient-centered, evidence-based medicine in an increasingly diverse healthcare environment; emphasize the centrality of collaborative relationships in the provision of the highest quality comprehensive health care; and foster and value collaboration among medical specialties and between academic medicine and community healthcare professionals.

The Hematology/Oncology Physician Assistant/Associate/Full Professor will have the following specific responsibilities:

  • Patient Care: Provide comprehensive, evidence-based medical care to hematologic and oncologic patients in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Perform thorough evaluations, order and interpret diagnostic tests, establish diagnoses, develop individualized treatment plans, and monitor patient progress.
  • Treatment Planning and Management: Develop and oversee the implementation of comprehensive treatment plans, which may include chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, hormonal therapy, or other modalities. Monitor treatment response, manage treatment-related side effects, and adjust treatment plans as needed.
  • Multidisciplinary Collaboration: Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and supportive care providers, to ensure coordinated and personalized patient care. Participate in tumor boards and multidisciplinary conferences to discuss treatment strategies and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Clinical Research: Participate in clinical research activities, including enrollment of eligible patients in clinical trials, data collection, and dissemination of research findings. Contribute to the advancement of medical knowledge in hematology and oncology and support the development of new treatment options and protocols.
  • Teaching and Mentoring: Serve as a clinical educator and mentor to medical students, residents, and fellows. Provide teaching and supervision during clinical rotations, participate in case discussions, and facilitate educational activities to enhance the learning experience of trainees.
  • Patient Education and Support: Educate patients and their families about their diagnosis, treatment options, and supportive care services. Provide emotional support, address patient concerns, and promote shared decision-making throughout the treatment journey.
  • Quality Improvement: Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient safety, treatment outcomes, and patient experience. Contribute to the development and implementation of evidence-based guidelines and best practices in hematology and oncology.
  • Continuing Education: Stay abreast of the latest advancements, guidelines, and research in hematology and oncology through continuous professional development activities. Attend conferences, workshops, and educational events to expand knowledge and skills.
  • Compliance and Documentation: Adhere to all regulatory and compliance requirements, including documentation standards, billing practices, and patient privacy guidelines. Maintain accurate and timely medical records and documentation.
  • Community Engagement: Actively participate in community outreach programs, cancer awareness initiatives, and educational campaigns. Foster positive relationships with community organizations and participate in medical society meetings and local healthcare events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

•M.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher required. Fellowship training in hematology/medical oncology.
•A Florida medical license or eligibility for Florida licensure is required.
•Board eligibility/certification in Hematology and Medical Oncology is required.
•Completion of an ACGME-accredited Hematology/Oncology fellowship program.
•Fellowship training in a subspecialty area of medical oncology is desirable but not mandatory.
•Strong clinical skills and knowledge in hematology and medical oncology.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with patients, families, colleagues, and learners.
•Commitment to providing high-quality patient care and maintaining patient safety.
•Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with healthcare professionals.
•Demonstrated interest in teaching, mentorship, and scholarly activities within hematology/ oncology.
•Adherence to ethical standards and professional conduct.
•Appreciation of the role of holistic care of the patient and family is preferred.
•The ability to effectively communicate with different members of the healthcare system as well as a variety of learners from diverse backgrounds is required.
•Applicants with teaching experience with students/residents, experience with administrative organization/leadership of outpatient practices, and/or clinical research/scholarship experience will be most competitive.

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Medicine

Location:

Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

Work Days and Hours:

NA

Application Deadline:

2024-03-18

Special Instructions to Applicant:

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.


Required Documents:

FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into a single attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter and curriculum vitae.


Transcripts:

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University, not to the individual applicant.


Background Screening:

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.


As a Hispanic-serving institution, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system. We are committed to recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff. We embrace our shared responsibility to create and celebrate a diverse, welcoming, inclusive, and equitable campus environment for all. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conductive to year-round outdoor activities.


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