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Division Chief of Integrated Cancer Care

Company: Banner Health
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: May 10, 2022

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Primary City/State:Gilbert, ArizonaDepartment Name:BDMC Medical OncologyWork Shift:VariedJob Category:PhysiciansBanner MD Anderson Cancer Center (BMDACC) and Banner Health (BH) invite applications from board-certified/eligible medical, radiation, or surgical oncologists for a newly created leadership position focused on providing high-quality, high-value comprehensive care in BMDACC facilities in Arizona and Colorado. The position includes a dual role as the Chief Medical Officer for Oncology Quality, Safety & Value at BH. The physician should have expertise and experience in quality improvement principles, and of clinical and operational processes, as well as the ability to engage members of the healthcare team in supporting value initiatives. Formal training in quality improvement is highly desirable, as is experience with implementation of clinical pathways and cost/value propositions. The position involves clinical care and clinical research activities as well as expectations for participating in the teaching mission of the institution.Banner-MD Anderson Cancer Center has undergone remarkable growth as well as becoming a trusted destination for many cancer patients throughout the region. In addition to the main cancer center at Banner Gateway Medical Center, the program now provides services at eight other Banner hospital campuses (including Northern Colorado). Banner Cancer Specialists employs over 200 physicians and advanced practice providers, representing over 20 specialties. Banner-MD Anderson Cancer Center is increasingly recognized in the Southwest for its multidisciplinary disease-site teams and expertise, exceptional patient experience, and the extent of its treatment, diagnostic and support services. With over 75 active clinical trials serving over 300 patients per year and publications in some of the most respected medical journals, the research program is robust and increasingly distinguished for its success.Banner Health is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care systems, distinguished for clinical excellence, innovation and operational integrity. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, it operates 30 hospitals, including three academic medical centers, three inpatient pediatric medical centers and a host of other related health care entities across the following six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits. In addition, this position may be eligible for our Management Incentive Program as part of your Total Rewards package.At Banner Medical Group, you'll have the opportunity to perform a critical role in the community where you practice. Banner Medical Group provides both primary and specialty care throughout the communities in which Banner Health operates. We do this in a variety of settings - from smaller group practices like our Banner Health Clinics in Loveland, Colo. and Torrington, Wyo., to large multi-specialty Banner Health Centers in the metropolitan Phoenix area. We currently have more than 1,000 physicians and more than 3,500 total employees in our group and are seeking others to enhance our ability to deliver our nonprofit mission of providing excellent patient care.POSITION SUMMARYThis position provides vision, medical direction, and ongoing development of a clinical section at the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center (BMDACC), which has as its primary mission the provision of excellent care to patients with solid tumor and hematological malignancies. This position has responsibility for directing, planning and coordinating all inpatient and outpatient clinical activities associated within the section. This position will ensure that these clinical activities are efficient, effective, and appropriately support the research-driven, multidisciplinary, patient-centered, clinical mission of the cancer center.CORE FUNCTIONS:1. Develops, establishes and promotes the vision, strategy, and focus for the assigned section at the cancer center. This will be done in conjunction with the associated division head at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Communicates effectively and frequently with appropriate clinical and administrative leadership, as well as with physicians and clinical staff, to ensure that all operations of the section are aligned with the vision, strategy and focus of the cancer center.2. Directs all section clinical activities in coordination with the associated division head at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, following appropriate protocols, practices and standards. Coordinates and supports the development and adoption of pathways, guidelines, benchmarks and metrics that will be used to support the cancer center. Coordinates and supports the development and adoption of the multidisciplinary care model that will be operational at the cancer center. Acts as a clinical representative for the cancer center with all entities including governmental agencies, pharmaceutical companies, universities, etc.3. Manages employed physicians in the assigned section, with responsibility for the full range of employment activities including recruitment, orientation, retention, mentoring, evaluation of performance and professional competence. Oversees contracted physicians participating in the cancer center. Develops, coordinates and implements training and continuing medical education opportunities for physicians within the section, which includes regular clinical practice conferences, grand rounds, periodic participation in cancer center conferences, as well as training at MD Anderson in Houston when appropriate.4. Partners with administrative leadership in resolving administrative issues, improving section operations and in achieving operational goals as outlined in the "Oncology Services Agreement." Actively participates in the development, management and monitoring of the section's operations budget. Actively participates in activities to improve patient safety, provide patient-centered, appropriate and timely care, reduce inappropriate variation, implement evidence-based standards, enhance efficiency and throughput, and evaluate innovative clinical methods and opportunities. Champions the use of technology to continuously enhance performance. Serves as department chair for Banner Gateway Medical Center as required by contract, thereby assuming all responsibilities associated with that role.5. Participates in system wide efforts to improve clinical care. Works with appropriate facility operational leadership to establish, monitor and improve clinical practice and outcomes within the section. Ensures the section's compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements. Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards.6. Collaborates with the Banner clinical research team and principal investigators at M. D. Anderson in Houston and Banner to assure that the section has access to appropriate clinical trials and studies for its patient base. Ensures the conduct of high quality, protocol-driven, clinical research among physicians in the section. Encourages and participates in scholarly academic contributions to the scientific literature.7. Participates in philanthropic activities, including identification of potential donors, cultivation, soliciation, stewardship and public speaking engagements. Attends fundraising activities, as appropriate.8. Maintains a part-time clinical practice at the cancer center. Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.9. This position has medical and administrative responsibility for designated clinical section(s). Must interact effectively with all levels of Banner Health leadership, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center leadership, governmental agencies, pharmaceutical companies, universities, and/or other applicable internal and external constituencies.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSDoctor of Medicine.Must be eligible for, or hold, a current state license to practice medicine and be eligible for medical staff privileges. Must also possess current board certification in relevant specialty to assigned section.Must possess significant clinical experience in a cancer center with level of expertise typically gained with five years experience in clinical practice. Must possess extensive skills in written and verbal communication, presentation, financial/statistical analysis, and use of computer systems and software. Must also possess characteristics necessary to effectively perform in this role including integrity, collaboration, ability to work with teams, good listening, nonvolatile, rational decision-making, values multiple disciplines, visibility in the community, and passionate about continuously improving and providing high quality care and service excellence to patients, families, employees and physicians.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience in managing clinical operations in an oncology organization preferred.Experience with continuous quality improvement activities preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Gilbert , Division Chief of Integrated Cancer Care, Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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