Medical Director, Adult Transplant and Cell Therapy (TCT) - Park Ridge, IL - community based transpl

Company/Institution: Advocate Health
Location: Park Ridge, IL, USA
Degree Requirements: Salary: $300,000 or above
Job Type: Patient Care, Academic/Administrative Posted: April 25, 2024
Job Setting: Hospital/Clinical Facility Application Period: April 25-July 25, 2024

Join one of the nation’s largest, most respected health systems and experience what it means to live well. Advocate Health is seeking a Medical Director (TCT) to join our physician-led medical group and serve its patients at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL, less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago and minutes from O'Hare International Airport.
Job details
  • 1.0 FTE 
  • Clinical operations (ambulatory and inpatient service)
  • Quality and regulatory compliance 
  • Lead all aspects of the TCT program including education and research 
  • Anticipated institutional collaborative efforts for advancing the TCT program will include efforts with the Hematology-Oncology Medical Directors, Regenerative Medicine Program Director, and the Quality Director, as well as members of other facility leadership teams 
  • Serve as the Program Director for hematopoietic cellular therapy in accordance with FACT-JACIE Standards. 
 Training and/or experience required 
  • MD or DO
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Board certified in Hematology 
  • >5 years of experience of autologous and allogeneic transplant experience
  • Proven track record of as a clinical research investigator 
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
  • Proven success working with multi-disciplinary teams, history of training focused on the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and success in obtaining extramural funds for clinical trials and/or basic science research.
  • Ability to work with teams composed of a diverse workforce of investigators and research staff
  • Track record for mentorship of junior investigators
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively collaborate with and establish/build relationships with others.  Acts as a representative for Advocate Health in a positive professional manner.
  • Ability to work with donors seeking to support innovative care, research, and the next generation of clinicians. 
  • Funding as an independent investigator
What Advocate Health offers
  • Integrated nationally recognized organization with physician-led medical group and embedded service line
  • A diverse and inclusive environment ensuring safe and equitable care for all patients
  • A competitive compensation model that is sustainable, equitable, transparent, compliant, and rewarding
  • Health, dental, vision, life and paid medical liability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 3% employer match, in addition to a 3% company contribution for a total employer contribution of up to 6%
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance 
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is a leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs, offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical treatment in cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Named among the nation’s best hospitals by Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report, the hospital is on the leading edge of research and technology and is nationally accredited for its diagnostic and breast imaging services. Lutheran General has an 8,000- square-foot simulation training center and is a leader in graduate medical education, training nearly 1,000 students and 200 residents and fellows across 16 specialties each year. Located on the campus is Advocate Children’s Hospital, one of the largest providers of pediatric services in the state and nation.
About Park Ridge, IL
Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains allowing for an easy commute into the city while enjoying peaceful suburban living.  
Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm where “community” is a big part of this suburban town. The city’s vibrant Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several parks featuring live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer. Throughout the city, quiet tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools, centrally located library and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.
Unique shops and a great selection of restaurants fill the Uptown area, where new buildings blend serenely with historic ones. The Uptown Park Ridge skyline is graced with cupolas, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
In addition to the Uptown shopping area, Park Ridge offers other shopping and dining convenient to every neighborhood, including South Park, Village Green, the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Ave. and the Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago.
Park Ridge hosts a variety of businesses from privately owned to major corporations and is home to Lutheran General Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center, teaching hospital and part of Advocate Health.

About the Employer

About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group. 
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.

Contact Information

Tinika Goodwin
3000 W Montana St
Milwaukee, WI 53215 USA

back to top