University of Pennsylvania — Director of Oncology Palliative Care Faculty Position

The Division of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Applicants must have an M.D. degree. Board certification or eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is required. Fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is strongly preferred.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching medical students, residents, fellows and oncology providers. The successful candidate will have clinical and teaching experience in the area palliative care. This position includes extensive educational opportunities in palliative care.

Clinical responsibilities may include a track record in clinical research and clinical care to provide palliative care consultation for cancer patients in close partnership with each patient’s oncology team.

The Director will partner with leadership in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and the Cancer Service Line to lead quality improvement initiatives aimed at improving end-of-life outcomes for cancer patients throughout Penn Medicine. The successful candidate will have strong background and interest in education to further the Division’s commitment to equip front-line oncology clinicians with basic palliative care skills in serious illness communication and symptom management. The Director of Oncology Palliative Care will participate fully in both the Division of Hematology Oncology and the Palliative Care Program, with dual reporting to the Chief of Hematology Oncology and the Chief of Palliative Care. There will be an expectation of the ability of the candidate to provide management and/or leadership. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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