Company: Western Connecticut Health Network
Posted on: June 16, 2020
System Leader, Neuro-Oncology/Brain and Spine Tumor Program
-----" Nuvance Health -----" Fairfield County in Western
Connecticut and Hudson Valley region in New York
Nuvance Health is seeking a System Leader of Neuro-oncology to lead
a network integrated program with clinical care responsibilities
and oversight at Danbury and Norwalk Hospitals in Connecticut as
well as Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Our system spans suburban Fairfield County in Connecticut as well
as the Hudson Valley region of New York state, about one hour
outside of the New York metropolitan area.
The Leader of Neuro-oncology will report to the system leader of
the Nuvance Cancer Program, Dr. Margo Shoup, and will be
responsible for the overall development and ongoing quality and
organization of services for the evaluation and treatment of brain
and spine tumors across all seven hospitals in the system. Services
will span benign and malignant diseases and primary and metastatic
cancer therapies as well as oncologic related neurologic disorders.
The system lead for the brain and spine tumor program will
establish standards of practice to ensure optimal patient care
throughout the Nuvance System and will continually evaluate and
improve care delivery processes and outcomes. The position includes
organizing tumor boards, pathways, clinical trials, recruitment,
and budgeting for this part of the cancer program. In addition, the
Leader will sit on the Nuvance cancer program council and will be
integral in guiding strategic decisions for cancer care. The Leader
will work with dedicated neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists,
radiation oncologists and the cancer research team at Vassar
Brothers Medical Center, Danbury, and Norwalk Hospitals.
This is an employed position with Western Connecticut Medical
Group, which is part of our newly formed network, Nuvance Health,
which spans seven hospitals across the Hudson Valley region of New
York State and Western Connecticut. Outpatient sites include
Praxair Cancer Center in Danbury, Whittingham Cancer Center in
Norwalk, and Dyson Center for Cancer in Poughkeepsie.
The ideal candidate will have fellowship training and board
certification in neuro-oncology, with a minimum of 5 years of
experience with demonstrated leadership experience.
Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and
Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000
employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital,
Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital
Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a
large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple
Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliates are equal
This philosophy calls for equal opportunities for employment,
training, and advancement regardless of sex, race, creed, age,
marital status, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability,
sexual orientation or any other status protected by law.
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