Endocrine/Oncologic Surgery Position Description
The Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member in Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery. This faculty member will be practicing at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which has over 1,300 licenses beds, and potentially at other local affiliated institutions (i.e., Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Christian Hospital, St. Louis Veterans Affairs Hospital). As a national leader in medicine, we are committed to providing world-class health care and taking exceptional care of a broad and diverse patient population. By supporting some of the brightest medical minds, we are advancing medical knowledge and continuously improving the lives of our patients. As part of Washington University Medical Center, one of the largest clinical and biomedical research facilities, the Department of Surgery is one of the world's largest, most experienced, surgical programs in the country. We are also affiliated with the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, which is a nationally renowned NCI-designated program whose leaders are among the best in the field.
The Endocrine Surgery program at Washington University has a rich history of pioneering advances in the field. The group includes a multi-disciplinary team of endocrine surgeons, endocrinologists, radiation oncologists, radiology and nuclear medicine physicians, trainees, nurse practitioners, and researchers who are dedicated to providing excellent care for patients across the spectrum of endocrine disorders. All of the faculty in the Department of Surgery support the tripartite mission of clinical excellence, exceptional resident education and world class research.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a board certified/eligible general surgeon.
- Be fellowship trained in endocrine and/or oncologic surgery.
- Have demonstrated a dedication to the multidisciplinary management of endocrine diseases, including thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal disorders.
- Have a well-constructed vision for establishing or advancing her/his career in endocrine surgery commensurate with the tripartite mission of the Washington University Department of Surgery.
- Be recognized by her/his peers for academic excellence in patient care, teaching and research and be acknowledged among his/her peers as a visionary thinker.
- Support and promote the concept of patient centered care within a multidisciplinary clinical environment, and an understanding of the current forces in medicine and work with the Departmental and Divisional leadership in strategic growth of the service.
- Have demonstrated clinical leadership experience for advancing outcomes in quality, performance management, growth in academic initiatives.
- Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs, educational mission and research. Additional Qualifications
- Provide surgical leadership and mentorship of fellows, residents, and medical students in training.
- Promote and participate in scholarly research in-line with the candidates training and goals for her/his career in endocrine and oncologic surgery.
- Participate in and promote faculty opportunities for philanthropy to fulfill needed funding for various programs and services.
- Serve as a leader to promote the program through actively marketing the endocrine practice with referring physicians, insurance carriers, and other organizations who are able to promote patient referrals.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to Dr. William Chapman, Division Chief of General Surgery, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.