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Clinical Director, Sarcoma Oncology

AMN Healthcare
Seattle, Washington
Closing date
Oct 5, 2024

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Clinical Director, Sarcoma Oncology
StartDate: ASAP

The University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (FHCC) seeks a Clinical Director of Sarcoma with the UW Division of Medical Oncology. The incoming Clinical Director will oversee a growing program specializing in research and clinical care of patients with sarcoma. The Director is in charge of offering clinical and organizational guidance to FHCC patients while also practicing financial responsibility, supporting research and education, increasing patient accessibility and program expansion, and fostering the growth and development of faculty and staff. They will work closely with FHCC and affiliate leadership to ensure that administration and operations run efficiently and safely, with a focus on quality. FHCC is the Northwest's No. 1 cancer center and the state's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer care center.

Opportunity Highlights\n
  • Lead a team of Sarcoma physicians in a prominent role as the Clinical Director at one of the nation's top-rated Cancer Centers
  • Opportunity for $400,000+ compensation potential
  • Enjoy the vibrant lifestyle of Seattle, consistently ranked among America's most desirable cities
  • Elevate your career by taking on the role of Clinical Director for a sizable Sarcoma Division within a leading cancer center
  • Collaborate with the University of Washington in an academic setting, where you'll teach, conduct research, and manage the Sarcoma Division at a top-tier Cancer Center as the Clinical Director
  • Provide clinical and organizational guidance to FHCC patients, focusing on financial responsibility, research support, education, enhanced patient accessibility, and program expansion
  • Receive the resources to develop your own clinical research program
  • Work closely with FHCC and affiliate leadership to ensure efficient and safe administration and operations
  • FHCC is the state's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer care center and is nationally ranked and high-performing in 6 procedures/conditions
  • UW is one of the Best Colleges in the Nation and a Top Public School for 2023
\nAbout the UW Sarcoma Program
The Sarcoma Program at UW and Fred Hutch is in its 36th year. It is a rapidly growing regional referral center attracting patients throughout the Washington-Wyoming-Alaska-Montana-Idaho (WWAMI) region and Hawaii. The providers in this region are set up with Telehealth capabilities. In addition to a thriving multidisciplinary clinical practice, our investigators are leaders in research, with over 30 currently active, industry-sponsored, and investigator-initiated clinical trials. It is a practice setting with orthopedic surgeons, surgical oncologists, pathologists, radiation, and medical oncologists, all focused on sarcoma and related diseases. The Sarcoma Program treats 800 to 1,000 patients annually and generates 450 new patients annually. Fred Hutch has the majority of the market share for Sarcoma, and from FY22, the patient demand has grown by 29%.

Community Information
Home to picturesque natural beauty, endless amenities, and friendly individuals, Seattle is ideal for families and individuals alike. Ranked by US News as a Best Place to Live and a Best Place to Retire, this fantastic Pacific Northwest city offers everything you need and more.\n\n
  • Overall grade of A+ and one of the best places to live in Washington (Niche)
  • Washington State is a Best Place to Practice in 2023 (Medscape)
  • Ranked the No. 3 "Best Cities for Young Professionals in America" (Niche)
  • Fantastic housing options, including in safe, family-oriented neighborhoods
  • Excellent local school system
  • Breathtaking scenery and endless options for outdoor recreation ranked #1 in "Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America" (Niche)
  • Forests, mountains, volcanoes, lakes, waterfalls, parks, and rivers are all within driving distance
  • Thriving arts and culture scene, world-class shops and restaurants, professional sports, an international airport, and much more
  • Washington is ranked No. 2 by US News in "Best States Overall"
  • No state income tax in Washington State

Facility Location
Surrounded by snow-covered peaks and sparkling bays, Seattle is one of the West’s most alluring cities. Relax at a sidewalk café and enjoy a latté, stroll along a waterfront park at sunset, go kayaking on Lake Union or shop for fresh fare at festive Pike Place Market. Here’s your chance to work at Seattle’s finest hospitals and to enjoy the many adventures that abound in this sparkling Northwest gem.

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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