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Radiation Oncologist / Health System Clinician

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital
McHenry, Illinois
Closing date
Aug 21, 2022

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Radiation Oncology
Full Time
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Radiation Oncologist / Health System Clinician - Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Cancer Center

The Oncology Department at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seek a full-time Radiation Oncologist and Health System Clinician who will work collaboratively with other disciplines to advance our clinical and academic missions in the Cancer Program.

Qualified candidates must be board certified and/or eligible by the American Board of Radiology and be able to qualify for a faculty appointment at the level of Health System Clinician at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. The following is a list of the duties and responsibilities of this position. It is not meant to be an all - encompassing as there may be other duties and responsibilities assigned.

  1. Diagnosis and treatment, simulation and planning of illness and injuries.
  2. Interact with patients for consultations, follow up visits, on treatment weekly visits.
  3. Consult with colleagues pertaining to the practice of Radiation Oncology.
  4. Regularly participate in Department meetings and business affairs of the Department.
  5. Provide supervision during the treatment schedule and provide guidance as needed to the Radiation Therapists, Dosimetrist and Physicist teams.
  6. Review all daily images and patient set-ups as needed/ requested.
  7. Participate in morning daily huddle for the clinic.
  8. Participate in achieving goals of high patient satisfaction
  9. Communicate any patient concerns to management

Northwestern Medicine Radiation Oncology has a number of locations in the Chicagoland area integrated into the Department of Radiation Oncology, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and Feinberg School of Medicine. Northwestern Medicine is strong financially with a long tradition of excellence and provides world class radiation oncology services and breakthrough research close to where our patients live and work.  Anchored by our NM Academic Medical Center, the system has state of the art, precision technology including a Proton Center, Gamma Knife Icon, Brachytherapy and all other significant modalities of radiation oncology.  In addition to an excellent clinical practice, the Department of Radiation Oncology has a fully accredited ACGME Medical Residency Program, CAMPEP accredited Physics Residency and JRCert accredited School of Radiation Therapy. The Department also has a robust clinical and laboratory research program funded by the NIH, DOE, DOD, Foundations and Industry Sponsors.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and is very competitive. This position is a full-time continuing appointment. The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

When applying, please provide a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position.

Also please complete the list of references form ( to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.

Applications and supporting documents should be sent to the attention of John Hylton,

Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website.

The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations.  We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Click for information on EEO is the Law.

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