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Carle Physician Group in Urbana, Illinois is seeking an additional BE/BC fellowship-trained Surgical Oncologist. The position includes the opportunity for collaborative research with the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana Champaign and a faculty appointment at the University for interested candidates. With the new College of Medicine (Carle Illinois College of Medicine) coming soon, more opportunities for collaborative research and teaching will be available for interested candidates.

Practice Opportunity Details Include:

Surgical oncologist will serve as program lead for surgical oncology at Carle Cancer Center

Program growth is expected and recruitment of a second surgical oncologist within 3 years (in this process, the program lead will be instrumental)

Commitment to surgical oncology program development, including marketing support and clinical investment in key programmatic resources and needs

Strong support from Carle's general surgery program provided

Surgical oncologist will have a dedicated physican's assistant (PA) to cover his/her practice only in both the clinic and operating room. To make sure that an appropriate PA candidate is selected, recruitment process will begin immediately after surgical oncologist is hired at the cancer center

Comprehensive Surgical Oncology practice: pancreatic cancer surgery (Whipple procedures, distal pancreatectomies), liver surgery for liver metastases and primary liver cancer, biliary tract surgeries, gastric cancer surgeries, esophagectomies, wide local excisions and sentinel lymph node biopsies for melanoma, extremity soft tissue sarcomas.

Strong Advanced Endoscopy Program for GI and pancreatico-biliary tracts

Strong Interventional Radiology Program and an opportunity for multidisciplinary collaboration and management of liver cancers.

Strong and well established Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology Programs with multidisciplinary cancer care.

Weekly disease site Tumor Boards, including GI Tumor Board.

Active in clinical trials, the Carle Cancer Center is nationally recognized in Oncology.

Admit to only one hospital - Carle Foundation Hospital, a centralized and integrated medical campus adjacent from outpatient clinic.

Surgical oncologist will have a register nurse (RN) that covers his/her service only.

State-of-the-art facilities at our Carle Cancer Center and Mills Breast Cancer Institute -

This institute brings together a joint partnership with Carle physician researchers and University of Illinois scientists who conduct translational research and clinical studies at our 25,000 square foot Biomedical Research Center.

Must have experience and a continued interest working with surgical residents/medical students and qualify for faculty appointment with the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Candidates with postgraduate experience after fellowship training preferred.

Excellent compensation and faculty appointment at the College of Medicine commensurate with academic interest and experience

Carle offers an excellent benefit package including health/dental/life insurance, 403-B plan with employer match, LTD, relocation allowance, CME allowance, and paid malpractice insurance with 100% tail insurance coverage. Academic and research opportunities available at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, coming in 2018.

Globally connected, innovative and culturally rich, Champaign-Urbana is centrally located to Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis and is home to one of the world's great public research universities - the Big Ten University of Illinois. With ease of transportation, excellent schools and affordable housing options, our community features the friendliness and advantages of a smaller town while offering the dining, arts, sports, and entertainment options found in a much larger city.

Contact Information: | 217-383-6945
Carle Physician Group is located in Urbana, Illinois. Carle Physician Group consists of 400 physicians, and 250 advanced practice providers, is comprised of 80 specialties/subspecialties and has a service area of 1.5 million residents. Our physician group is a not-for-profit integrated network of healthcare services that also includes Magnet designated, Carle Foundation Hospital, a 393-bed Level I Trauma Center with Level III perinatal services. We offer a competitive compensation package as well as health, dental, and life insurance.