Hematology / Oncology Program Director
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Ocala Health is the health organization which encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 214-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 94-bed hospital located in West Marion County. The organization includes the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County and inpatient Joint Care Center. It offers a host of medical services including bariatric surgery, cardiac and vascular, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services and a variety of outpatient services.
Marion County, with Ocala at its heart, boasts of winding community pathways that are canopied with oak trees and dangling trellises of Spanish Moss, Silver Springs - Nature's Theme Park, the Ocala National Forest, the rolling green fields of horse farms, historic districts, outstanding golf courses, friendly communities, crystal-clear rivers, and fresh-water springs. Also, the subtropical climate makes Marion County a vacation destination year-round. Marion County has a population of approximately 316,000 and is conveniently located one hour from the east and west coasts of Florida and one hour from Orlando.
Every year thousands of new residents begin calling Marion County home, keeping it among one of the fastest growing areas in the Florida and the nation. The county's welcoming atmosphere makes transitions easy. The variety and affordability of housing ensures that there are homes to suit every taste, lifestyle and budget. Whether the choice is a home in town or in the country, residents are never far from schools, health care providers, churches, shopping and commercial centers, governmental services, cultural and recreation activities and above all, the beauty that nature has bestowed upon Marion County.
Job SummaryOcala Health, located in Ocala, Florida, in conjunction with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF COM) is seeking applicants for a Hematology Oncology Program Director.
The UCF COM/HCA GME Consortium will apply for a Hematology Oncology fellowship at Ocala Regional Medical Center. We already have a family medicine and internal medicine residency in place and are opening a General Surgery and Emergency Medicine residency program summer 2017.
The main UCF COM campus offers state-of-the-art medical education and research facilities and is located in Lake Nona Medical City, near Orlando.
The incoming physician will assist in building a community academic center of excellence that will offers its fellows the education and training they need to develop personal, clinical, and professional competence under the guidance and supervision of a knowledgeable faculty and skilled staff. Position has protected time and incoming physician would be at least .5 provider in the practice. The practice consists of 4 physicians, 4 nurse practitioners and 2 locations within the Ocala area.
• Must be board certified in at least internal medicine. Board certification in hematology / oncology preferred.
• At least 5 years participation as active faculty
• Involvement with scholarly activity preferred (peer-reviewed publications).
Ocala Regional Medical Center is part of Ocala Health System, a two-facility health system with 270 beds.
Ocala Health System's Commission on Cancer is accredited by the American College of Surgeons offers -
• Multidisciplinary Cancer Care
• Surgical Oncology
• Inpatient/Outpatient services
• Genetic Counseling and Testing Services
• Oncology Nurse Navigation providing services and support throughout the patients cancer continuum
• Licensed Clinical Dietician
• Oncology Certified RN’s
• Patient Centered education, prevention, and cancer treatment
Ocala is the largest city in Marion County and is surrounded by beautiful farms, an abundance of trees, breathtaking springs and the Ocala National Forest. The city is located within a short drive to either the Gulf or Atlantic coasts or Orlando’s many attractions. The growing community of Ocala maintains a warm and friendly hometown atmosphere with southern hospitality – making it a top-rated place to live in Florida!