Hematologist/Medical Oncologist - Upstate New York Near Lake Ontario

Watertown, NY 13601

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Hematology/Oncology Job Number: 23170

Job Description

Package Highlights:
  • Annual salary: $510,000 year 1, plus a WRVU productivity model
  • Annual salary: $550,000 years 2-4
  • Signing bonus:  $50,000
  • Education Loan repayment:  $20,000 each year
  • Relocation reimbursement:  $10,000
  • 4-year contract with stable base
  • A generous benefits package


Practice Highlights:
  • Join a group of two other board certified medical oncologists
  • Call:  1:3
  • The Center for Cancer Care is conveniently located on hospital campus
  • Catchment population:  250,000
  • Large network of providers offering a strong referral base
  • Serving the military men and women from nearby Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Army Division
  • Emergency oncologic admissions are provided by Hospitalist Service, with consult to oncology physicians  
  • Teaching opportunities are extended with accredited ACGME/AOA family medicine and internal medicine residency training programs
  • A very appreciative patient population offers a professionally rewarding career


The  Center for Cancer Care
  • Newly constructed and opened in 2018, The Center for Cancer Care brings a full spectrum of oncology service lines under one roof
  • Affiliation with Roswell Park Care Network will take place in early 2020; this affiliation will provide clinical trial opportunities and clinical pathways and protocols from a nationally recognized leader in cancer care
  • Well-equipped with advanced technology
  • Diagnosis, treatment, support, survivorship, preventative, palliative and end-of-life care
  • Nurse navigation services

  • Holds Board Certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Medical Oncology and Hematology, or actively in process
  • Values patient-centered care and has desire to work within a team model
  • Demonstrates top-notch interpersonal skills in addition to excellent clinical skills
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to provide the best possible care and outcomes

  • 290-hospital beds; medical staff of 180 physicians representing 42 specialties
  • Largest community-based hospital in Northern New York
  • Committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents living in Northern New York
  • Newly added hospital wing for obstetrical and children’s inpatient care (2019)
  • Construction for new service line: Women’s Wellness and Breast Care outpatient services (2019)
  • Not-for profit, not affiliated with larger system, financially stable
  • Committed to providing outstanding patient care and support

About Northern New York State

Outside city limits, the area opens to large tracts of land offering rural or semi-rural living options. One can embrace open space, fresh air, pure water, organic living and “Mother Nature at her Best”. There is ease of access to urban areas and a 40-minute drive takes one to the Canadian border crossing. A nearby airport provides American Airline connections via small jet services, as well as opportunity for recreational aviation. The four seasons provide a wide range of diversity for one’s wardrobe as well as a wide range of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. This is a safe location, with an outstanding educational system, offering affordable housing and concludes that this is a great place for family living.

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