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Kootenai Health is seeking a board certified Medical Director of Cancer Services. The medical director will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic and tactical plans to grow and develop medical hematology and oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, and research services to maximize effectiveness; facilitate integration and teamwork to ensure the highest level of care for patients while achieving quality and utilization objectives for the service line. This position will have dedicated protected administrative time and reports to the Chief Physician Executive, or designee, and serve in a collaborative management role with Kootenai Health leadership. Cancer Services program is Accredited with the American College of Surgeons Commission on cancer since 1990 and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers since 2017. Also certified by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Quality Oncology Practice Initiative. This position will also perform clinical duties as a Kootenai Health physician while ensuring services performed in conjunction with the mission, vision and values of Kootenai Health.
These efforts will include but not limited to the following areas:
Oversight and Quality Improvement:
Kootenai Health is northern Idaho’s only regional referral health system and the largest employer with over 4,000 employees and over 700 medical staff. Our service area includes the Panhandle of north Idaho, western Montana, and eastern Washington. The organization is an independent, not-for-profit, three hospital system, with an integrated multi-specialty group practice, Kootenai Clinic spanning 30+ specialties at 30+ locations in two states.Kootenai Health is nationally recognized for clinical excellence and is the only health system in the Pacific Northwest recognized as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Additional recognitions include Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2006, a Leapfrog A safety rating, and having achieved the Gallup Great Workplace Award five years in a row. Kootenai Health started the first graduate medical education opportunity in northern Idaho with a University of Washington affiliated Family Medicine Residency, in 2013.