The outstanding Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in partnership with our academic affiliate, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), seeks a full-time staff Hematologist / Oncologist. The physician will report to the Hematology / Oncology Section organized under the Medicine Service at the VAMC and the Division of Hematology / Oncology at MUSC. The division of time between the two organizations is negotiable. MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Program. The physician chosen will play an integral role in the management, growth, and future direction of the Section of Hematology / Oncology at our growing 1A VAMC facility. You can build on the existing significant strengths and commitment to service excellence, high quality Veteran care, education, and scholarly endeavors in an environment that underscores a respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Responsibilities will include, promoting and conducting high-quality patient-centric clinical care, mentoring trainees, developing an outstanding educational experience for learners of all levels, enrolling to clinical trials, and conducting scholarly research and quality improvement. Protected time for clinical or basic research can be supported based on interest, previous work, and funding. An administrative role in implementing and growing a regional cancer program is feasible. The optimal candidate will have board certification / eligibility in Internal Medicine and Hematology / Oncology. The appropriate candidate will have experience and training supporting requirements for an MUSC academic appointment at an early career or higher level.
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