Radiation Oncologist

Employer
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 12, 2023

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Specialty
Hematology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, Women & Babies Hospital, and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with over 800 licensed beds.  Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center with a distinguished NCI designated comprehensive cancer center, and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Lancaster General is 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with quality awards from Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG, and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and are also the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of our commitment to community service. 

We invite you to join us and be part of our team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Job Profile Summary

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time Radiation Oncologist to join their practice located in Lancaster, PA.  Our Radiation Oncologists practice in a single location at Penn Medicine’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, a 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center that provides high quality radiation, medical, surgical, and palliative oncology under one roof. Our warm, light-filled, modern cancer institute includes 5 linear accelerators, 60 infusion chairs, and 57 examination rooms. Installation is currently underway for an integrated Proton Therapy center set to open in Summer 2022.

The Radiation Oncologist will ensure that all patients receive the highest quality treatment. This position will be responsible for ensuring efficient consultation service for all Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute and Lancaster General Hospital cancer patients. Personal responsibilities include efficient clinical processes, appropriate clinical treatment protocols, provision of clinical trials, and maintenance of high levels of patient satisfaction. The Radiation Oncologist will work closely with other physicians, nursing, and technical staff at Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute radiation department to maintain the highest level of general clinical care/operations and will have the opportunity to be a part of new clinical programs and innovations to continue to provide the latest clinical technologies and service. Current  modalities includes: 2x True Beam linear accelerators, Halcyon, the nation’s first Cyberknife M6 with MLC, Tomotherapy, Respiratory gating / 4D CT scanning, Cone Beam CT image guidance and HDR / LDR brachytherapy. The new ProBeam 360 proton center will be the first such compact single vault center in the world.

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (Allopathic/Osteopathic)
  • Completion of an accredited one year internship
  • Completion of an accredited Radiation Oncology Residency
  • Board Certified in Radiation Oncology
  • Possess or be able to obtain an unrestricted PA Medical License
  • Expertise in all modalities appropriate for the specific disease site including brachytherapy and stereotactic radiation therapy as appropriate
  • Proton therapy experience is preferred or candidate must agree to complete proton training at University of Pennsylvania within one year of hire

The Penn Medicine Lancaster General model of care is collaborative and patient driven. Our physicians are leaders of high functioning teams who share our mission for patient care, communicate transparently and effectively, and support and enable the excellence of the whole team. Our entire organization is dedicated to quality, safety, high reliability, and continuous improvement.

PENN MEDICINE LGHP offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals, as well as a breadth of diverse cultural and recreational activities. Downtown and Lancaster city with many shops, local and ethnic restaurants, art galleries, live Fulton Theatre, and the oldest indoor farmers’ market in the US make Lancaster a great place to live and grow! The surrounding scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Big city life is easily accessible with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce that treats all people with respect and dignity ensuring health equity. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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