UPMC Hillman Cancer Center has two community based positions available at UPMC Northwest and UPMC Horizon for a board-certified radiation oncologist to assume the role as medical director over these hospital-based departments. These facilities are housed in shared space between medical and radiation oncology which ensures seamless coordination of patient care. Located to the north of Pittsburgh the region is rich in activities. Some of which include local museums, specialty shops, festivals, fishing and hiking trails as well as 60 miles of paved trails to enjoy throughout the seasons. Both sites see 250 - 300 new patients yearly with the opportunity to grow the practice even further. In addition to the medical directorship, the candidate will receive a faculty appointment at the University of Pittsburgh and has access to a network of experts to provide collaboration and continued education. The oncology program at UPMC Northwest and UPMC Horizon participate in clinical trials that provide their patients access to advanced treatment technologies. Radiation Treatment Services available at these facilities are: External beam, IMRT, IGRT Rapid Arc, Low Dose Brachytherapy and radiopharmaceutical treatments delivered on the Varian platform.
Representatives will be available at ASTRO to discuss these opportunities further. If interested, please send your CV and indicate your attendance at ASTRO so a time to meet can be coordinated.
The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Northwest and UPMC Horizon in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) are designated as Comprehensive Cancer Programs by the National Cancer Institute.
UPMC CancerCenter provides the finest level of cancer care to patients throughout the tristate (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia) region. Through our partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), which comprises the academic and research activities for cancer at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, we offer patients the latest advances in cancer prevention, detection, d...iagnosis, and treatment.
The mission of UPMC CancerCenter reflects the overall mission of UPCI as a premier National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide the highest level of clinical care to the 74,000 patients treated at its facilities each year while performing cutting-edge cancer research.