The Division of Surgery at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking applications for a full-time academic surgical oncologist with excellent training and strong clinical skills in all areas of complex surgical oncology, including melanoma, retroperitoneal sarcoma, hepatic, pancreatic, biliary, and upper and lower GI surgery, endocrine surgery, breast surgery, and peritoneal and advanced malignancy. The primary focus of this position will be to aid in building a wide-ranging practice in general surgical oncology with responsibilities for the care of patients with Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and other GI disease as well as melanoma, sarcoma, and peritoneal disease.
Based on the campus of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, a 500-bed tertiary facility in a vibrant urban setting, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is the Southeast patient care hub for the MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson. The successful candidate will have a clinical focus on all components of complex surgical oncology, without benign general surgery practice, general surgery call, or trauma responsibilities. Experience with all minimally invasive and open surgical approaches is expected and fellowship training in surgical oncology or equivalent experience is required.
The successful candidate will:
Have completed an SSO-approved fellowship program in Surgical Oncology; achieved or eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery in Complex General Surgical Oncology , and have or be eligible for an unrestricted Florida Medical License;
Demonstrate a commitment to our multidisciplinary integrated model of cancer care;
Fully support the clinical, scholarly, and educational missions of our program including developing standard protocols for patient care, improving quality metrics and creating scholarly work;
Display the passion, communication and interpersonal skills and collaboration required to build an active clinical practice, develop areas of productive scholarship, and support the recruitment of additional faculty;
Have a level of clinical and academic achievement to warrant appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and
Significantly influence the direction of our program, and join like-minded faculty committed to our mission of Making Cancer History!
Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center provides comprehensive, integrated oncology services in partnership with the nation’s leading cancer center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Baptist Health is proud to be the regions’ most preferred healthcare provider and the only health system in the Southeastern United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary and proven model of care.
Our recently opened 9-story, 330,000 square foot Cancer Center incorporates state-of-the-art design, construction, technology, and art to create a patient-centered facility dedicated solely to providing the full spectrum of oncology care in a healing environment for our patients and their families.
Northeast Florida offers world-renowned quality of life. The area serves as home to some of the best cost of living and recreation that the Sunshine State has to offer. Immediately within reach are world famous destinations, attractions, theme parks and entertainment for families of all ages. Recently ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the top two most desirable cities for relocation in the United States, Jacksonville is the ideal setting to call home.
Baptist MD Anderson is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of a diverse faculty. We demonstrate daily our strong commitment to promoting and ensuring diversity and inclusion amongst all care providers, regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or background.
Interested candidates should submit their CV and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to:
Niraj J. Gusani, MD, MS, FACS Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology
Christopher M. Pezzi, MD, FACS Head, Division of Surgery
Baptist Health is a not-for-profit organization owned by the community – not by shareholders. We are guided by a volunteer board of more than 85 engaged community leaders.Currently ranked as the “most preferred” health care provider in the Jacksonville area, Baptist Health is deeply honored to serve the community through a growing circle of care that includes five nationally accredited hospitals (including the region’s only children’s hospital) plus more than 200 primary care and specialty physician practices, children’s specialty clinics, home health care, behavioral health, occupational health, pharmacies, rehabilitation services and urgent care.