The position of the Cancer Business Unit/Oncology Service Line Physician in Chief is the physician leader responsible for the Cancer Business Unit (CBU) and oncology service line within the Knight Cancer Institute, the OHSU School of Medicine and OHSU Health. The overaching goals of the CBU and oncology service line are to ensure outstanding patient care and access to high quality clinical trials, with a goal of doubling oncology revenues over the next five to ten years. The Physician in Chief will provide programmatic, financial and administrative oversight to the CBU and oncology service line.
This position reports directly to the Director of the Knight Cancer Institute and provides leadership for the Knight Cancer Institute in the CBU and oncology service line. The Physician in Chief will work with the Vice President of Oncology and the Chief of Oncology Growth and Market Strategy to develop, implement and meet the strategic, operational, and financial goals of the CBU and the oncology service line. The Physician in Chief will work with leaders throughout the clinical enterprise to provide multi-disciplinary clinical care, as well as interact with leaders of basic and clinical research to advance the mission of the Knight Cancer Institute.This candidate will sit on the OHSU Practice Plan Committees. This position coordinates the Knights Clinical Executive Group.
Integration of hematology and medical oncology, radiation medicine and surgical services across OHSU Health into a cohesive cancer program poised to deliver on the objectives of the Knight Cancer Institute, the CBU, and the strategic priorities of OHSU.
In collaboration with cancer leaders across OHSU Health, develop and implement an approach and philosophy for care delivery and care management, clinical research, clinical outcomes, and outreach that ensures consistency across the clinical program and increases the Knights clinical footprint.
In collaboration with the Chief of Growth and Market Strategy and VP for Oncology services:
Develop clinical integration strategies that drive towards value-based care.
Develop, implement and meet the strategic and financial goals for the Cancer Business Unit.
Expand the Knight strategic partnerships and ensure proper integration.
Develop new initiatives to drive excellence in cancer care across the Knight (recent examples include a proposal for proton therapy, determining needs to be a leader in CAR-T, and providing concierge access for Knight network referring providers).
Grow patient volumes across all sites.
Improve care delivery models that allow patients to be treated in the appropriate settings.
Develop yearly and five year budgets for the CBU that are consistent with the goals of the CBU.
Work with the Hematology and Medical Oncology Division Head to develop strategic plans for driving excellence in specific areas within the Knight and OHSU and then work with relevant departments/divisions to implement these strategies (for example recruitment of basic and clinical researchers, developing infrastructure, identifying space and staffing needs).
Work with the Hematology and Medical Oncology Division Head to ensure adequate staffing throughout the Knight Cancer Institute, including oversight of community hematology-oncology; and work with surgical departments to ensure recruitments match the strategic direction of the CBU and oncology service line.
Ensure quality of cancer care delivered at the Knight Cancer Institute and within the oncology service line, inclusive of all clinics and hospitals within OHSU Health.
In collaboration with the AD for Clinical Research and other clinical leaders, ensure access to a broad portfolio of clinical trials thoughtout the Knight, including community hematology-oncology and Columbia Memorial Hospital, and Knight Network partners
Collaborate with relevant clinical leaders to develop faculty compensation plans with appropriately aligned incentives.
Work with other clinician leaders to increase accrual to clinical trials.
MD, MD/PhD. Licensed to practice medicine in Oregon; Board certified in Internal Medicine; Board eligible/certified in Hematology and or/Medical Oncology
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