Carle Physician Group is excited to add a BE/BC Neuro-oncologist to the Carle Cancer Center in Urbana, Illinois. Candidates with experience and new graduates are welcome to apply.
Practice details include:
Work with a team of 6 neurosurgeons, 7 hematology/oncology physicians, 4 radiation oncologists, and several APPs.
Carle Cancer Center is a part of Carle Foundation Hospital and both are located at the same campus in Urbana allowing integration of all services into our Multi-disciplinary Cancer Care Model.
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 at the Carle Cancer Center with appropriate staffing and access to Infusion Rooms. 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.
Clinical and research mentorships for new graduates will be provided. For clinical work, new graduates will have two collaborating/mentoring physician providers with one in each department: hematology/oncology and neurosurgery.
Opportunity to conduct basic science research or translational research with the University of Illinois faculty and existing researchers at Carle.
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.
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.
Carle 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.
Carle 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.
Carle 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.
Generous compensation package at a stable, vertically integrated health system.
Excellent benefit package: health/dental/life insurance, 403-B plan with employer match, LTD, relocation allowance, CME allowance, and paid malpractice insurance with 100% tail insurance covered.
About the Carle Cancer Center:
Strong clinical cancer research with a National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Currently > 100 open clinical trials for cancer patients in East Central Illinois.
Carle Cancer Center is home of Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute with an existing opportunity to support investigator initiated studies.
Close collaboration with the University of Illinois Basic Science Cancer Center in Urbana, Illinois.