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Medical Director, Radiation Oncology - Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Cancer Center

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital
McHenry, Illinois
Closing date
Apr 1, 2023

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Medical Director, Radiation Oncology - Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Cancer Center

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seek a full-time Radiation Oncologist to serve as Medical Director of Radiation Oncology.  The Medical Director of Radiation Oncology will work collaboratively with other disciplines to advance our clinical and academic missions in the Cancer Program.  This position reports directly to the NM Chair of Radiation Oncology.

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 of which the McHenry Hospital Cancer Center is one, that is 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. The McHenry Hospital Medical Director of Radiation Oncology will have access to the NM Academic Medical Center, which 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 Northwestern 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 submit a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position.

Also include this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.

Please send your CV, cover letter, and completed list of references form to the attention of Bharat B. Mittal, MD, FACR, FASTRO, Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, care of Mary Burrows, 

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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