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Santa Monica, California -- World-renowned John Wayne Cancer Institute is searching for an exceptional Surgical Breast Oncologist and Professor of Surgical Oncology to serve as the new Medical Director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint Johns Health Center in Santa Monica.

This is a full-time position for a charismatic, proven leader in breast cancer clinical and translational programs who can implement an ambitious vision that builds on the legacy of more than 20 years of excellence in cancer treatment, care and research at the Institute. The ideal candidate will have surgical oncology fellowship training, teaching experience in an academic setting, and a sterling record of clinical practice, innovation, program development, and translational research. We anticipate the new director will be involved in developing interactive services with breast cancer programs at other Providence locations throughout the West Coast.

* The John Wayne Cancer Institute has been an international leader on many fronts:
* Cutting-edge research arm that, among other successes, pioneered Sentinel Node Biopsy for breast cancer and melanoma
* State-of-the-art genome and transcriptome sequencing service
* Comprehensive breast center database and legacy pathology tissue block collection
* Active immune monitoring center that supports breast cancer research
* Diagnostic divisions in imaging and pathology fully specialized in diseases of the breast, contributing to seminal research work in this area
* Multidisciplinary basic, clinical and translational research on many complex cancer problems, with particular expertise in melanoma, breast cancer, primary and secondary brain tumors, neuroendocrine tumors, gastro-intestinal cancers and sarcoma
* Research program includes state-of-the art genomic translational medicine
* Significant domestic and international experience with Phase I, II and III clinical trials
* The Institutes surgical oncology fellowship program is one of only 16 U.S. programs approved by the Society of Surgical Oncology

The Breast Center offers patients the full scope of treatment, including oncological and reconstructive surgery, radiation oncology, chemotherapy, hormone therapy and innovative clinical trials. Breast Center support includes mammography, surgical pathology and cytopathology, including in-clinic fine needle aspiration biopsy service, and patient care services. Please note:
* No visa sponsorships
* Must be board-certified or -qualified (within five years of obtaining eligibility)

If this sounds like a fit, please send your CV and we will be in touch with more information. Thank you.

Providence Saint John's Health Center has been named one of 'America's 50 Best Hospitals' by a leading national ratings organization eight years in a row (2007-2014). Saint John's is a 266-bed facility with the latest in diagnostic technology and specialty care with a strong dedication to our core service lines: cardiac care, oncology, orthopedics and women's health. Saint John's is home to the world-renowned John Wayne Cancer Institute, dedicated to clinical research and medical advancements in cancer care.

Santa Monica is one of the most livable cities in Los Angeles, and for good reason, with its iconic, three-mile beach and easy, scenic access to the coast-hugging Santa Monica Mountains. With a particularly agreeable climate also in its favor, Santa Monica has become home to numerous Hollywood celebrities and an affluent class of nature lovers who also appreciate the citys revitalized downtown and convenient location just 15 miles from the heart of Los Angeles.

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and medical groups with a mission to serve everyoneespecially the poor and vulnerable. Providence is a partner organization of the Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) family, which operates 50 exceptional hospitals and more than 800 clinics across seven western states. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice clinician opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, PSJH and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models.
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. PSJHs family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.