Gynecology Oncologist with a focus on Clinical Research
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 856920
St. Luke's University Health Network, the region's largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a Gynecologic Oncologist with a passion for clinical research. We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative candidate with proven accomplishments as an academic physician. The ideal candidate will have extensive clinical expertise and be a recognized clinical researcher with a track record of building teams and fostering collaboration. We are looking for an energetic and engaged candidate to join our team by embracing the Cancer Center's tripartite mission of clinical care, patient-centric research, and medical education (medical students, residents, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellows, and Gynecologic Oncology fellows).
Successful candidates will serve as a leader and champion to identify research opportunities and develop research endeavors for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. Responsibilities will include identifying, mobilizing, leading, and launching specific research initiatives including clinical trial development as a scholarly resource and/or revenue source, overseeing submission of abstracts to national and internal conferences, and developing a successful pathway towards publication of research findings. This position will be 50% administrative/research and 50% clinical with multiple opportunities for institutional advancement.
About St. Luke's Cancer Center and the Section of Gynecologic Oncology
Luke's Cancer Center provides care to a catchment area of >1.5 million individuals across 8 counties in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey. Our specialists care for >5,000 new patients per year. Clinical services are provided across 12 hospitals, 9 outpatient centers with 9 infusion and 4 radiotherapy centers.
Luke's Cancer Center's Section of Gynecologic Oncology has a long-standing tradition of delivering cutting-edge clinical care. The Section currently consists of 4 physicians and 2 advanced practitioners.
Luke's has newly ACGME-accredited Fellowships in Gynecologic Oncology and Hematology / Oncology as well as an OB/GYN Residency with 6 residents per year. Our Gynecologic Oncology 3-year fellowship started in 2022 and is approved for one fellow per year.
Luke's Cancer Center multidisciplinary team is comprised of specially trained individuals including genetic counselors, patient navigators, nurse navigators, and counselors to help guide, comfort, and empower our patients through their journey. We also offer a healing arts program, nutrition support, access to rehab and physical therapy, insurance and financial support, clinical trials, and support groups.
Recently, St. Luke's Cancer Center has received five awards from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.
In joining St. Luke's University Health Network you'll enjoy:
Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
A culture in which innovation is highly valued
Work/life balance and flexibility
Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
Rich benefits package including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and generous CME allowance
Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
Founded in 1872, St. Luke's University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $3 billion, the Network's service area includes 11 counties in two states: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. St. Luke's hospitals operate the biggest network of trauma centers in Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke's is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, the Network established the Lehigh Valley's first and only four-year medical school campus. It also operates the nation's longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 40 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 419 residents and fellows. In 2022, St. Luke's, a member of the Children's Hospital Association, opened the Lehigh Valley's first and only free-standing facility dedicated entirely to kids.
SLUHN is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare's five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. It is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World's Best Hospital. The Network's flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from Fortune/Merative 10 times total and eight years in a row, including in 2022 when it was identified as THE #2 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, St. Luke's was identified as one of the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN's information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. The Network is also recognized as one of the state's lowest cost providers.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR CANDIDATES: COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT
As a leading healthcare provider, St. Luke's University Health Network is committed to protecting our employees, patients and community. As we continue to provide quality care to our patients, we are taking important next steps to prevent undue harm to our employees & ensure our patients have a safe environment for medical care and treatment. Effective immediately, St. Luke's is requiring all new hires, along with our current employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed as per our policy and guidelines.
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