Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN, USA
April 20, 2021
April 20-June 19, 2021
The Division of Hematology-Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is seeking two oncologists or hematologist/oncologists to join the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center. Both positions are for the rapidly enlarging network of ambulatory cancer clinics. The predominant criteria for all appointments are commitment to excellence in clinical care, patient satisfaction, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service. In addition, the candidates will have access to enroll patients on clinical trials, teach house-staff and participate in disease aligned research activities. The successful candidate would be board-certified (or eligible, with plans for certification) in Medical Oncology or Hematology/Oncology and trained at an academic medical center. Prior experience is preferred.
Our current network includes the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center clinics at Cool Springs, Springhill and Springfield, all located within 60 miles of the main campus. In addition, the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will be starting a new network site at the Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (Lebanon, TN). All network sites will have telemedicine infrastructure to seamlessly interact with specialists, disease specific tumor boards, and molecular tumor boards at the main campus. This integration enables us to make a greater commitment to patient care and provide all the core services of an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center in the community.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is a leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The centers world-renowned team of experts provides an integrated, personalized and patient-centered approach to cancer care, including treatment, research, support, education and outreach. From a wide variety of wellness programs to a leading REACH for Survivorship Clinic, patients find support from diagnosis through survivorship. VICC is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of just two center’s in Tennessee and 51 in the country to earn this highest distinction and ranks in the top 10 nationwide for cancer research grant support. Here is a link to our website - http://www.vicc.org/
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
· American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
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