Assistant Member Breast Surgeon

Moffitt Cancer Center St Leo, FL 2018-12-10

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

Lic Medical Doctor
MD Medical Doctor
MD Osteopathic Physician

Moffitt Cancer Center Breast Department is seeking a Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Assistant or early Associate Professor Level who will serve as an Academic Member in the Moffitt Cancer Center Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program. The position involves all aspects of patient surgical care, including the evaluation, management, and treatment of patients. The position demonstrates an interdisciplinary approach to treating breast tumors and works with several specialists in a multi-disciplinary approach to optimize patient care delivery.

This role also engages in clinical or translational research in conjunction with delivery of clinical services. This position will demonstrate creative activity, including discovery of new knowledge and development of new educational techniques. Protected time available for those that demonstrate capacity to perform clinical or translational research. This position will report to the Department Chair. Faculty program assignments are disease-specific, and the Breast Department currently is represented by sub-specialists in surgical oncology, medical oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, radiation therapy, pathology, radiology and psychosocial medicine. Collaboration research between clinicians as well as basic and population scientists in part of the culture.

The Breast Department at Moffitt is a high volume program that sees approximately 1,000 new patients per year. An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Moffitt is the third busiest cancer center in the country. We are ranked #9 in the nation by US News and World Report in Adult Cancer and committed to excellence in patient care, research and education. The Cancer Center is comprised of a large ambulatory care facility, a 206-bed hospital, with a 36-bed blood and marrow transplant program, 14 state of the art operating suites, a 30 bed intensive care unit, a high volume screening program, and a strong basic science research facility.

Successful candidates must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, be Florida licensed or eligible, and be board certified or eligible in general surgery and fellowship trained in an SSO-approved surgical oncology or breast oncology program. Experience in a multidisciplinary clinical practice setting would be an asset.
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