Seattle, Washington - The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) is seeking an accomplished physician investigator to act as Medical Director of its Innovative Therapeutics Unit (ITU). This is a full-time position, requiring board certification in Hematology and/or Medical Oncology. The Medical Director will be responsible for the integration of novel clinical trials, specifically early phase clinical trials, focusing on targeted therapies within the framework of SCI's personalized medicine platform. The ideal candidate will have expertise in the design and conduct of early phase therapeutic trials as well as in translational research and molecular oncology, being recognized as a national/international leader, or emerging leader, in modern cancer therapeutic development; a disease site focus is encouraged. Additionally, they will have a strong track record of superb patient care, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and high emotional intelligence. Competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and an outstanding quality of life are just a few of the defining aspects of this opportunity.
Seattle is the Pacific Northwests largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.
The Swedish Cancer Institute is the premier cancer care and clinical research center in the region. The Institute, founded in 1932, now includes more than 150 Swedish affiliated oncologists and oncology surgeons throughout the region. With clinical trials and an environment open to new drug treatments, technology and clinical applications, the institute is a hub of innovation.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners employ more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.