The Department of Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center (MHMC) is seeking applications for an academic faculty position for the Division of Radiation Oncology. Located in Cleveland, OH, MHMC seeks an experienced physician with a proven track record of clinical expertise and academic accomplishment. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with surgical oncology, gynecologic oncology, and medical oncology specialists within our comprehensive cancer center; and be expected to participate in the strategic initiative of membership in the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The Radiation Oncology clinic is equipped with two Varian linear accelerators (Trilogy and IX) with cone beam CT and arc-based treatment capabilities, a recently upgraded Philips Brilliance Big Bore 16 CT simulator, a HDR microSelection v2 remote afterloader unit. The division utilizes Philips Pinnacle SmartEnterprise as its primary treatment planning system, Brain Lab treatment planning system - iPlan for its SRS program, and Elekta (Nucletron) Oncentra Brachy treatment planning for HDR. Mosaiq is utilized as Radiation Oncologys Record and Verify system, and the clinic operates on EPIC. Radiation Oncology is currently vetting vendors to replace the Varian IX.
Our Cancer Center has demonstrated clinical expertise, especially in the areas of gynecological, hematologic, pulmonary, gastrointestinal and breast malignancies and aspires to broaden programs in all subspecialties. The Cancer Center holds 12 subspecialty multi-disciplinary tumor boards, and the Division routinely participates in all. MHMC is certified by the ACOSOGs Commission on Cancer as an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program.
Clinical research is an integral component of the MetroHealth Cancer Center and an area for growth for the Radiation Oncology Division. After holding the ECOG Cooperative Group grant at MetroHealth for 38 years, the Cancer Center is now a full partner (Lead Academic Participating Site) in the Case Western Reserve University National Clinical Trials Network grant. With the assistance of the MHMC oncology research team, all Division members are expected to enroll their patients in NCI, pharmaceutical-sponsored, and investigator-initiated studies. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and involvement in clinical trials.
- An M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification in Radiation Oncology and an unrestricted Ohio state medical license
- Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a faculty role within an academic institution, having achieved at least rank of Assistant Professor
- Possess a defined clinical niche with demonstration of past participation in scholarship and investigational activities
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills for both clinical and non-clinical audiences, in individual or group settings
- Advocate for organizational values, quality, safety and commitment to religious, racial and gender equity, inclusion and diversity
- Personal characteristics of integrity, maturity and compassion
The MetroHealth System
Our Mission: Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery and teamwork.
Since its founding in 1837, The MetroHealth System has been serving the medical needs of the Greater Cleveland community. Today, MetroHealth is one of the largest, most comprehensive healthcare providers in Northeast Ohio. The capacity for patient care is supported by a continued commitment to remain a leader in community service, medical education and research. A core value of The MetroHealth System is the commitment to serving those in our care with dignity, compassion and high quality, regardless of ability to pay. In 2017, MetroHealth provided more than $231 million in benefits to our community.
The MetroHealth System has 7,500 employees, including 625 physicians and 2,000 nurses. The System includes the MetroHealth Medical Center, MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute, a skilled nursing facility, two community hospitals, four emergency departments and a network of over 25 community-based health centers. The 550-bed, Magnet-credentialed MetroHealth Medical Center is the flagship of The MetroHealth System providing care to approximately 27,000 inpatients and 3,000 newborns annually. Last year, nearly 1.4 million outpatient visits were recorded throughout The MetroHealth System.
Throughout its long history, The MetroHealth System has been and continues to be committed to its academic mission and has excelled in both basic and clinical research. Past scientific luminaries include Dr. Frederick C. Robbins and Charles H. Rammelkamp, Jr., who received the Nobel Prize and Lasker Award, respectively. The research enterprise currently boasts $30 million/year of research and sponsored program grants and contracts. In the new Research Strategic Alignment released this year, the MetroHealth System has set cancer research as one of four research focus areas with a mandate to strengthen basic cancer biology research and expand clinical trial portfolio. One goal is to become a member institution of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center in two years.
A principal teaching hospital of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, MetroHealth maintains a fine tradition of academics and research. All active staff physicians are full-time faculty of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and actively participate in graduate and undergraduate medical education. Last year, 390 residents and fellows received intensive training in more than 25 specialties. In addition, 991 medical students completed more than 1,400 rotations.
The MetroHealth System is planning to redesign its campus with an innovative transformation plan to exceed the ever-changing needs of patients and programs for the community. This billion-dollar transformation is the largest public construction project in Cuyahoga County and one of the largest in the nation. By 2023, the new hospital tower will be home to 270 private rooms with additional state-of-the art facilities, population health initiatives, as well as a re-imagined campus environment.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and World Class Diversity. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.