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Neuro-Oncologist

Location : Urbana IL 61802
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Physician

Job Description :

We have a client in Urbana, IL who is looking for a Neuro-Oncologist to join its team, with Academic Appointment at the nation's first medical school focused at the intersection of healthcare and engineering.


  


This facility will consider both experienced Physicians and new grads!


  


DETAILS
Academic appointment (Tenure, or Academic Research Track) will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. Neuro-oncologist would practice at the main campus in Urbana with 80% clinical duties and 20% research (protected research time dependent on interest and experience). Candidate will be expected to teach undergraduates, medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and post-doctoral candidates.


Neuro-oncologist would work with a team of 6 neurosurgeons, 7 hematology/oncology physicians, 4 radiation oncologists, and several APPs. For clinical work, the Neuro-oncologist will have two collaborating/mentoring physician providers with one in each department: hematology/oncology and neurosurgery.


 


Neuro-oncologist would evaluate patients and prescribe chemotherapy and biological therapy to patients with primary brain tumors and would assist hematology/oncology physicians with management of patients receiving intrathecal chemotherapy with Ommaya reservoir. Neuro-oncologist would have clinic with appropriate staffing and access to Infusion Rooms and would practice in a multi-disciplinary setting with biweekly Brain Tumor Case Conference and a strong support from all hospital services. Neuro-oncologist would become a member of our future multi-disciplinary neuro-oncology clinic and would have clinical collaboration and back up coverage with hematology/oncology physicians.


 


Exceptional research opportunities and brain applications for imaging with new 7 Tesla MRI, coming 2020/2021. The U of I has a strong focus on neuroscience with a variety of research projects: from cognitive neuroscience study of human learning and memory to several imaging projects at Biomedical Imaging Center at Beckman Institute. This includes MRI and molecular imaging (PET/SPECT/CT) labs that can support imaging research for humans, animals, and materials. The candidate would be able conduct basic science research, or translational research. The candidate will be supported to develop relationships and collaborate with the existing researchers, as well as physicians in other clinical departments. The candidate will be supported to attract intramural and extramural funding, and develop hypothesis driven research protocols. Research start-up package will be provided to support new graduates.


 


Hematology/Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery are committed to providing the highest quality of care for patients with primary and metastatic brain, base of skull and spine tumors. Neurosurgeons perform awake craniotomies for resection of brain tumor, stealth neuro-navigation, operative microscopy, intra-operative ultrasound, neuro-monitoring and fluorescence guided glioma resections. Spinal fusion is available for patients with metastatic disease to the spine. Radiation Oncology has state-of-the-art technology with Varian True Beam linear accelerator with the most sophisticated beam shaper (micro-MLCs) offering a very conformal delivery of radiation therapy to brain tumors with avoidance of the normal brain tissue. The radiation oncology/neurosurgery team routinely performs cone based stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with trigeminal neuralgia and base of skull tumors.


 


Required Qualifications :

  • License to practice medicine in the State of Illinois

  • Prefer experienced physician, but will consider new grads

  • MD/DO

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