The Inova Schar Cancer Institute is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill the position of Co-Director for our Neuro-Oncology program. This leader will be a physician investigator with expertise in the care of primary and metastatic brain malignancies, and will lead an active program of independent and collaborative clinical research pertinent to the mission of the Institute. The role includes a significant clinical care component, mainly focused on outpatient care. The candidate could be either a Medical Oncologist with a focus on CNS malignancies, or a Neuro-oncologist. The candidate will work with the Co-Director from the Department of Neurosurgery in building a robust, multi-disciplinary care and research program.
Established with $400M of funding, including a single $50M philanthropic gift, the state-of-the-art 340,000-square-foot cancer research and treatment institute combines a strong commitment to personalized and excellent patient care with the research and clinical strengths of a highly regarded academic medical center. Collaborating with regional clinical and scientific partners, including the University of Virginia and the National Cancer Institute, the Institute advances clinical and translational research to improve the care for all cancer patients. The Inova Schar Cancer Institute strives to become one of the top cancer centers in the country in the coming decade.
Inova is an established, fiscally strong non-profit health care system that is growing to meet the needs of our diverse and rapidly expanding region in Northern Virginia and the greater Washington DC metropolitan area. The Inova Schar Cancer Institute is located across the street from Inova’s flagship hospital at its Fairfax Medical Campus (833 beds), which is less than 10 miles outside of Washington, D.C., in Falls Church, VA. This level one trauma center hosts its own residency training programs in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, and Ob/Gyn. About a third of the 3rd and 4th year medical students from the University of Virginia Medical School spend their entire clinical years at the Campus as well. The Inova Health System is comprised of five hospitals with more than 1,800 licensed beds and 16,000 employees. This $3.8 billion system has been recognized for its success and commitment to quality care, including: the first and only hospital system in the DC area to receive 5 out of 5 stars for quality by CMS; ranked by US News & World report and Becker’s Hospital Review as the best hospital in the DC area; and, the Gold Seal of approval by the Joint Commission in numerous fields, including joint replacement, spine surgery, NICU, and cardiology care. Financial analysts awarded Inova an “AA+” S&P rating.
To apply to this position, please send a cover letter and C.V. to John Deeken, MD, President, ISCI, c/o Rachel Hill, Physician Recruitment, at Rachel.Hill@inova.org.
About Inova Health System
Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report which named Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. All five Inova hospitals were awarded 'A' grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova's achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. Each of Inova’s five hospitals holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,800 licensed beds.