Physician - Academics-Gynecology - Oncology

Employer
Banner Health
Location
Tucson, Arizona
Posted
Mar 30, 2020
Closes
Mar 30, 2021
Ref
2036021
Specialty
Gynecology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Arizona/ Banner-University Medical Center Tucson is actively recruiting for a Gynecologic Oncologist to join our team. Banner Health has invested in growing the clinical enterprise, with a new hospital and expansion of the Cancer Center outpatient facility. The University of Arizona Cancer Center is an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center with infrastructure in place to support research. Our team of 3 faculty members includes a clinically active associate professor with focus on quality care initiatives, an assisant professor, and a renowned senior physician-scientist who has also developed and leads a clinic for women at high-risk for ovarian/breast cancer. Our senior physician-scientist is also involved in the gynecologic oncology clinical trials effort. We are part of a multidisciplinary effort including radiation oncology, and gynecologic pathology with prospective tumor boards. We have supportive care and integrative medicine teams who support our team and our patients. We are seeking an individual who will help in particular with growing these three areas of expertise (minimally invasive and vaginal surgery, clinical trials and high-risk). The successful candidate will receive a faculty appointment to the University of Arizona consistent with their credentials.

Position Requirements and Essential Functions

  • Completed ABOG-approved Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency.
  • Completed ABOG-approved Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship.
  • Board certified or eligible.
  • Robotic training during fellowship preferred.
  • Clinical research experience, as well as manuscript publication, preferred

Work Schedule

  • .80 FTE clinical (including 2 days clinic/1 day OR)
  • Shared weekend call
  • .20 FTE Research and Teaching: 1 day/week

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer through patient care, research and education. Our cancer center serves as the research backbone for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Our therapeutic clinical trials, as well as many of our correlative studies are supported by the UACC Clinical Trials unit. UACC shared services support other basic and translational research activities.

This is a unique opportunity for a junior or mid-level faculty member in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, given the expertise of the faculty. The High-Risk program is an opportunity for a faculty member who is interested in genetics, risk evaluation and research. There is also an opportunity to significantly contribute to the success of our clinical trials effort. With our senior gynecologic oncologist, who has expertise in minimally invasive surgery and vaginal surgery retiring, there is an opportunity to grow in those surgical areas.
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Tucson is a bustling, vibrant community nestled in the blooming Sonoran Desert. Vibrant culture, entertainment, and a thriving food scene minutes away with a booming housing market and attractive cost of living to live, work, and play!

  • 350 Days of Year-Round Sunshine!
  • The Outdoors Await! Golf, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tanning and nearby winter skiing.
  • A Unique Historical Heritage: Immerse in our city's history via art galleries, museums, architectural presidios and missions!
  • Tantalizing Culinary Adventures: Explore vibrant palettes in one of the top gastronomy cities and fresh fusions on traditional food.

We offer a generous salary and benefits. Please submit your letter of interest and CV for immediate consideration

Facility & Location Information

Banner-University Medical Center Tucson - University of Arizona Cancer Center
1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719 Physician - Academics-Gynecology - Oncology

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