This opportunity at Inova Health features the best from both the academic and private practice environments. Our employed physicians are disease focused specialists who actively participate in clinical and translational research, the education of students, residents and fellows, all while practicing in a well-run, successful non-profit health system that offers competitive physician salaries. The Cancer Institute and its faculty advance clinical, genomic, and translational research in cancer diagnosis and treatment. We have a robust clinical research office supporting industry sponsored, NCI and investigator-initiated clinical trials. We are a primary site for the Alliance NCI cooperative group. As part of a health care system that is evolving to meet the needs of the rapidly growing and diverse region in Northern Virginia and the greater Washington DC metropolitan area, the Inova Schar Cancer Institute strives to become one of the premiere centers for cancer care on the East Coast and across the nation over the next decade.
The primary site of care for this position will at the brand new, state-of-the-art Inova Schar Cancer Center, a 340,000 square foot facility offering an award-winning architectural and patient experience environment with all aspects of cancer care included under one roof. This includes a 60 chair infusion unit, as well as a radiation oncology department with all available modalities, including the only proton radiation facility in Northern Virginia. The Cancer Center is located across the street from the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, a level 1 trauma, 900-bed hospital that hosts its own residency and fellowship training programs (including in hematology/oncology starting in 2021), and also trains about a third of the medical students from the University of Virginia during their third and fourth years of medical school. The Cancer Center, located in Fairfax, VA is less than 10 miles from Washington, D.C. The Inova Schar Cancer Institute includes the main Cancer Center and 10 additional outpatient sites of care, including in hematology/oncology, radiation oncology, and cancer surgery.
The non-profit Inova Health System is comprised of five hospitals with more than 1,800 licensed beds and 16,000 employees. The health system has been recognized for its success and commitment to quality care, including being the first and only hospital system in the Washington DC region to receive 5 out of 5 stars for quality by CMS. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is ranked by US News & World report as the best hospital in the Washington, DC area.
Interested candidates should send their C.V. and cover letter to John Deeken, M.D., President of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute, attn Rachel Hill, via email to Rachel.Hill@inova.org
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.