OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center (SAMC), is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to join their team as the new Director, Oncology Services. A part of the OSF Healthcare System, SAMC is a 254-bed tertiary care facility with a Level I Trauma Center located in Rockford, Illinois. Specifically, this individual will be responsible for the overall development and operation of the hem oncology and radiation oncology services.
OSF HealthCare System is a Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis owned and operated organization. It is comprised of eleven hospitals and/or medical centers as well as a medical group boasting over 700 physicians and is charged with providing convenient access and exceptional care to patients within eleven communities in Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The Director, Oncology Services will direct and manage the delivery of quality patient care through the identification and response to market conditions, accrediting and regulatory requirements. The Director will also develop strategic plans to improve performance and grow Oncology services throughout the region by identifying new services, programs and procedures that can be offered to patient populations. This role will also be responsible for developing goals for all departments within the Center of Cancer Care in conjunction with the VP of Patient Care Services and for establishing ongoing efficiencies in a newly remodeled space.
The Director will report to the Vice President of Patient Care Services and have close working relationships with other Vice Presidents for negotiating contractual agreements for offsite partners and vendors.
A proven leader with business acumen, a strong personal drive and a passion for Oncology is sought for this position. This leader must be a high-capacity professional who is exceptional at establishing and enhancing positive relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. This individual must also be a strong communicator who is effective at commanding respect and building credibility. The Director adds value by identifying clinical challenges, working towards best practices, driving departmental growth, achieving quality improvements through evidence-based medicine and leveraging resources available locally and throughout the OSF HealthCare System. This individual must be a hands-on leader accustomed to working in a competitive environment. This role will also be responsible for articulating and inspiring the OSF mission throughout the department and driving staff towards its common goal.
Rockford, Illinois combines urban amenities with small town charm. With a growing population of more than 300,000 residents, it’s the third largest city in Illinois. Situated on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is surrounded by urban cities of Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee. Candidates will find a welcoming community with a very modest cost of living.