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Breast Oncology Section Leader Physician

Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Section Leader, Breast Multidisciplinary Oncology

The Dignity Health Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ is seeking a Section Leader for our Breast Multidisciplinary Oncology Program.

The Cancer Institute Breast Section leader is a physician who is fully employed by Dignity Health and has knowledge, skills, and commitment essential to the success of the oncology program. This Section Leader will ensure the growth of the Multidisciplinary Breast Oncology program as well as the clinical trial research program.

We have seven active multidisciplinary disease teams, each including medical, surgical, radiation, radiology, pathology, genetics and supportive care experts and are in the process of expanding our Cellular Therapy Program. Building a robust clinical practice, providing direct patient care, and participating in the translational research programs are key responsibilities of these positions. The multidisciplinary teams work closely with the leadership of St. Joseph's and the Dignity Health Medical Group to ensure growth of the comprehensive patient care programs as well as the implementation and growth of the translational and clinical trials programs.

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area, is the flagship hospital of Dignity Health, and a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the US. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph's is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital's patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph's.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.


We are offering a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes premium-free insurance options, a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefit, and malpractice insurance.

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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The Dignity Health Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ is seeking a Section Leader for our Breast Multidisciplinary Oncology Program.



  • M.D. or D.O.
  • AZ Medical License,
  • Board certified in specialty
  • Evidence of successful leadership/management experience
  • Clinical trial experience
  • Evidence of teaching participation
  • Acceptable references from supervisor, peer, and subordinate; from a registered nurse; and from a research mentor
  • Willing to abide by and promote the values of CommonSpirit Health

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Glendale , Breast Oncology Section Leader Physician, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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