Academic Chief of Surgical Oncology

Job description

The Department of Surgery at East Carolina University is seeking a dynamic, academically oriented surgical oncologist, fellowship trained breast surgeon or colorectal surgeon to lead the division of surgical oncology at Vidant Medical Center and ECU’s Brody School of Medicine.

The successful candidate will lead an active, collaborative clinical, teaching and research program consisting of 4 surgical oncologists, 1 colorectal surgeon (with ongoing recruitment for an additional colorectal surgeon), and 1 PhD translational scientist. The ideal candidate would have an established record of academic productivity in their defined area of expertise, a regional or national presence, leadership experience and/or training, and a broad knowledge and interest in all aspects of surgical oncology.

The division has a robust breast, hepatobiliary and colorectal surgery practice and is the only provider of surgical oncology subspecialty services for eastern North Carolina, an expansive geographic region consisting of 29 counties with a population of over 1.5 million people. Vidant Medical Center, a 909- bed tertiary care teaching facility serves as the primary teaching and clinical care venue for an integrated nine hospital hub and spoke system. It is now completing the construction of a $200 million 500,000 square foot freestanding cancer hospital which is on schedule to open in March of 2018. The hospital will contain a state of the art radiation oncology department including cyberknife, gamma-knife, MRIdian Linac and 96 beds, 48 of which will be designated for surgical oncology. The multidisciplinary cancer program is further supported by a robust division of medical oncology with identified disease site specialists in breast, GI, thoracic and GU oncology.

Competitive compensation, benefits and startup resources are available to expand the division and meet the growing needs of the region. Additional leadership opportunities exist for qualified individuals within the department, hospital and cancer service line.

Benefits Inquire Within
*Vidant Medical Center

Located in Greenville, the fast-growing cultural hub of eastern North Carolina, Vidant Medical Center is the heart of the Vidant Health system. We have more than 900 licensed beds and are proud to offer extensive inpatient and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people across 29 counties.

Vidant Medical Center is the third largest Level I Trauma Center in the nation and serves as the flagship teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. We are a tertiary care referral center and designated Magnet hospital. Our thousands of dedicated health care professionals include specialists from all over the country and around the world.

Every day, we work to improve patient outcomes through groundbreaking research, innovative technologies and award-winning programs and services at our state-of-the-art facilities. Putting patients first is more than a goal here — it’s a way of life. That’s why we continue to be recognized nationally for our patient- and family-centered approach to care, and why we’re the ultimate regional resource for comprehensive health services and clinical expertise.

More about this facility
Candidate Requirements North Carolina Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview
Clinical Workload — Inpatient This job consists of inpatient clinical work.