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Medical Director Cancer Institute Hematology Oncology

Company: MultiCare Health System
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

You Belong Here.

At MultiCare, we strive to offer a true sense of belonging for all our employees. Across our health care network, you will find a dynamic range of meaningful careers, opportunities for growth, safe workplaces, and flexible schedules. We are connected by our mission - partnering and healing for a healthy future - and dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

You Belong Here.

At MultiCare, we strive to offer a true sense of belonging for all our employees. Across our health care network, you will find a dynamic range of meaningful careers, opportunities for growth, safe workplaces, and flexible schedules. We are connected by our mission - partnering and healing for a healthy future - and dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

FTE: 0.7 Clinical, 0.3 Administrative, Shift: Days, Schedule: M-F

Job Profile Summary

MultiCare Health system is looking for a dynamic oncology leader to join their growing organization. The MultiCare Cancer Institute Medical Director of Hematology/Oncology is responsible for the clinical direction of operational, programmatic, fiscal and Providers' (Physician and Advanced Practice Provider) activities. The position integrates operational goals and objectives for the areas of ambulatory hematology/oncology clinics, infusion services, procedures, pharmacy, and lab at all locations across the MultiCare Cancer Institute and requires collaboration with nursing and medical staff leadership in both IP and ambulatory settings. The position's major responsibility is directing clinical hematology/oncology programs; supporting regulatory, patient safety and quality initiatives; leading, mentoring and assuring the adequate and efficient provision of Provider resources; providing subject matter expertise and thought leadership for hematology/oncology research and innovation; and maintaining an environment that facilitates optimal patient care and provider and staff productivity and satisfaction. Collaborates and supports the AVP of Hematology/Oncology with planning, directing, and coordinating functions including: budget and financial performance; quality outcomes; customer service; Provider and staff development, performance and training; and, operational performance.

Principal Accountabilities

  • In collaboration with the AVP of Hematology/Oncology and Cancer Institute C-suite, oversees MultiCare Cancer Institute hematology/oncology service line to improve access, quality, cost, and experience of care for patients, maximizing value.
  • In partnership with the AVP of Hematology/Oncology and broader Cancer Institute, leads the approach to service excellence with a focus on improving patient and caregiver experience, Provider and staff experience across IP and ambulatory care settings.
  • Represents service line to the community, collaborating to ensure innovative patient education and access to services.
  • Works closely with all research, clinical and support services, sub-specialty Medical Directors, and disease program leads, across the Cancer Institute to achieve program goals.
  • Clinically oversees ambulatory operations of Cancer Institute hematology/oncology providers, including patient experience, Provider engagement, operational benchmarks, adherence to regulatory and patient safety requirements, quality improvements and optimization of clinic workflows, and meeting financial expectations.
  • With responsibility for financial viability of hematology/oncology clinical operations, works in collaboration with MultiCare Cancer Institute and Health System leaders to provide guidance of operating and capital asset (equipment, building, IS&T, etc.) needs, prioritize and manage investments to support hematology/oncology service line strategy across the Cancer Institute geography.
  • In partnership with the AVP of Hematology/Oncology and broader Cancer Institute, guides development of hematology/oncology, multidisciplinary, and disease-specific programs and services. Qualifications
    • Graduate from an accredited medical school
    • Licensure to practice medicine in the state of Washington
    • Board-Certified in his/her/their respective specialty
    • Minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience providing direct patient care
    • A physician in good standing as a member of the attending or courtesy Medical Staff of MultiCare
    • Demonstrated leadership skills as a physician executive
    • Experience as a Medical Director or in a comparable medical leadership role preferred
    • Credentialed to practice in MultiCare Health System facilities
    • Master's degree in business, healthcare administration or public health is preferred
    • Previous oncology experience, process improvement and medical staff services and support preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to interact cooperatively and collaboratively with diverse groups. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
      • Reports to the Cancer Institute Chief Medical Officer and MultiCare Health System Chief Physician Officer
      • Responsible for the oversight of employed MultiCare Hematology/Oncology physicians and APPs, including annual goal setting, evaluations, and quality management Our Values

        As a MultiCare employee, we'll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness. Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

        Why MultiCare?
        • Belonging: We work to create a true sense of belonging for all our caregivers
        • Mission-driven: We are dedicated to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future and the patients and communities we serve
        • Market leadership: Washington state's largest community-based, locally governed health system
        • Employee-centric: Named Forbes "America's Best Employers by State" in 2023
        • Technology: "Most Wired" health care system 15 years in a row
        • Leading research: MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, 40 years of ground-breaking, clinical and health services research in our communities
        • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest - offering breathtaking water, mountains and forest at every turn. Contact: Kate Loos at

          Position Summary

          MultiCare Health System is seeking a Medical Director to join our well-established, thriving and comprehensive practice. The Medical Director is responsible for oversight of the quality of care provided to patients receiving care across the care continuum as well as providing medical leadership for clinical and business planning, medical quality assessment/assurance and continuing medical education.

          Providers at MultiCare are recognized as being among the best in the Northwest Region. Here, you'll find everything you need to excel in your job including outstanding facilities, comprehensive resources and talented teammates in partnering for healing and a healthy future.

          Requirements
          • Graduate of an accredited medical school
          • Licensure to practice medicine in Washington State as a Physician
          • Board certification or similar accreditation
          • Credentialed to practice in MultiCare Health System facilities
          • Minimum of ten (10) years clinical experience, providing direct patient care preferred
          • Experience in a medical leadership role required
          • Additional education in healthcare administration preferred Our Values

            As a MultiCare employee, we'll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration , Kindness and Joy . Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

            Why MultiCare?
            • Belonging: We work to create a true sense of belonging for all our caregivers
            • Mission-driven: We are dedicated to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future and the patients and communities we serve
            • Market leadership: Washington state's largest community-based, locally governed health system
            • Employee-centric: Named Forbes "America's Best Employers by State" in 2023
            • Technology: "Most Wired" health care system 15 years in a row
            • Leading research: MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, 40 years of ground-breaking, clinical and health services research in our communities
            • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest - offering breathtaking water, mountains and forest at every turn. Pay and Benefit Expectations

              Associated benefit information can be viewed here .

Keywords: MultiCare Health System, Tacoma , Medical Director Cancer Institute Hematology Oncology, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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