The Helen F Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute (HFGCCRI) is seeking a full time fellowship trained medical oncologist with strong leadership skills, experience in the multidisciplinary care of cancer patients and a background/experience in cancer genomics. The HFGCCRI , a National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program, is part of Christiana Care Health System, one of the country's largest health care systems, ranking as the 22nd leading hospital in the nation and 12th on the East Coast in terms of patient admissions. With more than 227,000 patient visits last year, the Graham Cancer Center is recognized as a national model for multidisciplinary cancer care and a top enroller in U.S. clinical research trials. There is an inpatient medical / hematologic oncology unit of 29 beds with a separate bone marrow transplant unit.
The HFGCCRI houses the Center for Translational Cancer Research, Tissue Procurement Center, Gene Editing Institute, statewide High-Risk Family Cancer Registry with 7 full time genetic counselors and collaborations with world-renowned scientists at The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia leading to opening new avenues to more quickly translate laboratory discoveries to the bedside.
The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute (HFGCCRI) at Christiana Care sees 3,300 analytic cancer cases annually representing 70% of new cancer cases in Delaware. A 240,000 square foot outpatient cancer center has 12 multidisciplinary disease site centers, allowing patients to see the three disciplines of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, including subspecialists and support service teams in one visit.
Internal Number: JR51352
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.