Chief of Hematology and Oncology

One Brooklyn Health
July 21, 2022
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The Chief of Hematology/Oncology will create and implement a strategic vision for patient-oriented cancer care services and ensure the delivery of evidence-based cancer care and cancer screening to the community. This physician leader will collaborate with the hospital's clinical and administrative leadership to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care in a welcoming, patient-centric environment. The successful candidate will have leadership experience within a community cancer center and will possess a dynamic and collaborative leadership style, excellent organization and communication skills, programmatic development abilities, skills in process improvement and talent aligning stakeholders to a common vision and goal.


The Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Cancer Center Co-Director will:

  • Foster the mission of the medical center through cancer care services: improving the health of the people of this community (Central and Eastern Brooklyn), providing excellent clinical care, and training the physicians of the future.
  • Create and execute the strategic vision for cancer care services for this region, including cancer screening, clinical, patient experience, and financial metrics.
  • Create, lead, and direct a patient-centered, multidisciplinary clinical care program for cancer care services and clinical education.
  • Expand the number of patients served by the medical center and the range of cancer care services.
  • Advocate for and enable interdepartmental and interdisciplinary clinical services.
  • Serve as a cancer care champion promoting and representing the program to physicians within and outside the medical center.
  • Participate in the medical student, medicine residency and hematology-oncology fellowship teaching programs.
  • Support grant submission to obtain NCI designation.
  • Supervise clinical trials and patient-oriented research across the Cancer Center.
  • Coordinate community outreach efforts and oncology network development.
  • Supervise physicians and advanced practitioners in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Fellowship Program Director and other health professionals employed by the core cancer care program (nurses, social workers, patient care navigators)
  • All other duties as requested.



  • Medical Degree (MD) from an accredited program.


  • Minimum five (5) years of leadership experience in a multidisciplinary cancer program in a teaching hospital.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have prior leadership or supervisory experience.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to coach and counsel employees in the performance of their assignments and ensure staff is informed of the policies and procedures for their assignments.
  • Ability to fully utilize BHMC’s electronic record systems, equipment and other healthcare and billing systems relevant to this position.

Licenses, Certifications

  • MD License to practice medicine in New York State.
  • Board Certification in medical oncology.

Physical Requirements

  • Consistent with that necessary to work in a variety of patient care and office settings.
  • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day.
  • Position will be required to stoop, bend, lift, and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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