Director, Employer Strategy, MD

    • Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

City of Hope―Employer Services is a dedicated department offering Cancer Support Services to help employers and their health care partners give individuals and their treating oncologists access to internationally renowned cancer expertise―in their own communities. We help navigate the complexity of a cancer diagnosis to:

• Improve quality of life and outcomes
• Reduce unnecessary and wasteful expenses
• Help people living with cancer return back to their work and lives

Position Summary:

This position reports directly to the Executive Director, Employer Services, MD. The Medical Director, Employer Strategy will be responsible for serving as a medical specialist offering clinical expertise in our expanding service of remote expert opinions and tele-oncology while contributing to the leadership of program development, sales and client management in Employer/Payer Services, and shaping the operating processes and future growth of this array of services.

We are seeking a Director, Employer Strategy MD to will fill a key role in the ongoing design and operations of this division and help shape an emerging new pattern of delivering cancer care by integrating remote sub-specialist input and support broadly across the US health care system while preserving the convenience and feasibility of treatment administration close to a patient’s home. Ideally, this candidate will be a Medical Oncology subject matter expert in Gastrointestinal cancers. Working in a team lead by the President, Strategy and Business Ventures, helps to develop and implement the strategic plan, develop standard operating procedures (SOPs), help create employee and consumer-facing cancer care programs’ infrastructure develop educational content for participating patients, and review and analyze data related to the clinical aspects of the Payor and Employer Strategy.

The Medical Director, Employer Strategy will serve as an integral clinical leader shaping the path of novel patterns of delivering a higher quality and value to cancer care that ensures a way for all patients to capitalize on the rapid developments in oncology that increasingly require sub-specialist input and support.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration :

  • Medical physician and Board Eligible in Medical or Hematologic Oncology.
  • Must possess a current Medical License.
  • 6 years or more in executive leadership role specializing in General Oncology, Hematology, Lung, Gastro Intestinal and Breast at an academic medical center or highly reputable healthcare organization.
  • Subject matter expert in gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Expresses commitment to City of Hope’s mission, personally identifies with its vision and takes pride in shared success.
  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships across all functions and levels within the organization and promotes synergy.
  • Exhibits flexibility while influencing others to improve processes and implement changes.
  • Anticipates needs, responds quickly, provides guidance and support, monitors and follows up as required
  • Exhibits outstanding communication skills and produces concise, incisive, logical written documents.
  • Approaches change by accomplishing milestones and works with and through others to drive change.
  • Possesses a style which is both innovative and results-oriented.
  • Enjoys the challenge of managing multiple projects; multiple customers and constituents that require attention.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, demanding, ambiguous and matrixed environment, and possess the ability to prioritize and manage time.
  • Interacts easily with a wide variety of interpersonal styles and is open-minded on alternative means of getting needed business results.
  • Succeeds in very complex environments wherein decision-making may be diffuse and often ambiguous.
  • Demonstrates ability to think strategically, understand and actively contribute to strategic planning, and develop and operationalize strategic and business plans in accordance with the organization’s mission.
  • Exhibits a high degree of professionalism and competency dealing with a variety of individuals including physicians, senior executives, hospital administration, consultants and Boards of Directors. Remains calm in crisis.
  • Expresses commitment to City of Hope’s mission, personally identifies with its vision and takes pride in shared success.
  • Aspires to elevate City of Hope to be viewed as a national leader in the care of oncology patients throughout the country.
Preferred education experience and skills :
  • Medical physician and Board Eligible in Medical or Hematologic Oncology; Board Certified preferred.
  • 8 years or more in executive leadership role at academic medical center or highly reputable healthcare organization
  • Must possess a current Medical License.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

City of Hope is a leading nonprofit clinical research center—fighting major life-threatening diseases and delivering hope with exceptional treatment, prevention, and educational programs.

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