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Adult Transplant and Cell Therapy Medical Director

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center

April 18, 2024
Join one of the nation’s largest, most respected health systems and experience what it means to live well. Advocate Health is seeking a Medical Director (TCT) to join our physician-led medical group and serve its patients at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL, less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago and minutes from O'Hare International Airport.
Job details1.0 FTE 
Clinical operations (ambulatory and inpatient service)
Quality and regulatory compliance 
Lead all aspects of the TCT program including education and research 
Anticipated institutional collaborative efforts for advancing the TCT program will include efforts with the Hematology-Oncology Medical Directors, Regenerative Medicine Program Director, and the Quality Director, as well as members of other facility leadership teams 
Serve as the Program Director for hematopoietic cellular therapy in accordance with FACT-JACIE Standards.  Training and/or experience required MD or DO
Licensed to practice medicine in Illinois and Wisconsin
Board certified in Hematology 
>5 years of experience of autologous and allogeneic transplant experience
Proven track record of as a clinical research investigator Preferred Qualifications and SkillsProven success working with multi-disciplinary teams, history of training focused on the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and success in obtaining extramural funds for clinical trials and/or basic science research.
Ability to work with teams composed of a diverse workforce of investigators and research staff
Track record for mentorship of junior investigators
Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively collaborate with and establish/build relationships with others.  Acts as a representative for Advocate Health in a positive professional manner.
Ability to work with donors seeking to support innovative care, research, and the next generation of clinicians. 
Funding as an independent investigatorWhat Advocate Health offersIntegrated nationally recognized organization with physician-led medical group and embedded service line
A diverse and inclusive environment ensuring safe and equitable care for all patients
A competitive compensation model that is sustainable, equitable, transparent, compliant, and rewarding
Health, dental, vision, life and paid medical liability insurance
401(k) plan with up to 3% employer match, in addition to a 3% company contribution for a total employer contribution of up to 6%
Parental leave, adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance 
CME allowance
Relocation assistance up to $12,000Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is a leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs, offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical treatment in cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Named among the nation’s best hospitals by Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report, the hospital is on the leading edge of research and technology and is nationally accredited for its diagnostic and breast imaging services. Lutheran General has an 8,000- square-foot simulation training center and is a leader in graduate medical education, training nearly 1,000 students and 200 residents and fellows across 16 specialties each year. Located on the campus is Advocate Children’s Hospital, one of the largest providers of pediatric services in the state and nation.

About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group. 
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.

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