30+ days ago


Bethlehem, PA


St. Lukes University Health Network is currently accepting applications for the position of Director, Cancer Center to oversee the Oncology Service Line.

St. Lukes University Health Network, the regions largest, most established health system and a Truven Top 100 Hospital is seeking an experienced and collaborative physician to provide strategic vision, leadership and accountability for all aspects of the Oncology Service Line, including quality and clinical effectiveness.

Were looking for a Director who demonstrates exemplary and compassionate clinical skills and will build upon a growing and dynamic department that is active in clinical practice within multiple hospitals and outpatient sites throughout the Network. You should have an aptitude for mentoring and staff development, with the ability to develop trust and work cooperatively in a diverse environment.  Youll be given the latitude and support you need to succeed!


Candidates must be physician who is Board-Certified in their subspecialty and be able to demonstrate clinical, administrative and educational leadership.  In addition, candidates must have:

  • Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) and valid license to practice the profession
  • A minimum of 10 years of clinical experience
  • Medical Oncology subspecialty preferred, but not required
  • At least 5 years in a well-developed leadership role, with a proven track record

Oncology Service Line Highlights

  • The St. Lukes Oncology department has a long-standing tradition of delivering clinical care. Our department consists of 26 physicians and 13 advanced practitioners. Our team is comprised of specially trained individuals including patient navigators, nurse navigators, and counselors to help guide, comfort, and empower our patients through their journey. We also offer a healing arts program, nutrition support, access to rehab and physical therapy, insurance and financial support, clinical trials, and support groups to make our patients health care journeys as easy and understandable as possible.

  • St. Lukes currently provides infusion services at 9 locations and radiation therapy at 4 locations.

  • Busy Oncology program with close to 5,000 analytic cancer cases per year and over 45,000 outpatient visits annually.

  • Planned rollout of Gynecologic Oncology and Hematology/Oncology fellowship programming.

  • Dedicated Oncology Clinical Trials team.

  • Recently, St. Lukes Cancer Center has received five awards from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. St. Lukes Cancer center also received superior rating for lung cancer surgery results.
  • SLUHN Thoracic Surgery was one of only 12 programs in the US to receive a 3 Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

  • SLUHN Cancer Center received the National Cancer Institutes National Clinical Trials High Performance Site Award (2017, 2018).

  • Our team offers the right team of experts, personalized cancer treatment plans, superior radiation therapy technology and the best clinical trials. At St. Lukes, our cancer patients benefit from all of that, plus an unparalleled level of support and compassion.

  • To learn more about our Oncology department, please visit

In joining St. Lukes University Health Network, you will enjoy:

    • The opportunity to lead a progressive, well-trained team of physicians
    • Work in an academic environment with faculty appointment to Temple University School of Medicine
    • Exceptional compensation package with relocation assistance
    • Rich benefits package including malpractice, health insurance, CME allowance, and retirement benefits
    • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
    • A culture in which innovation is highly valued




About the Company

St. Luke's University Health Network

St. Luke's University Health Network is a regional network of hospitals, physicians and other related organizations providing care primarily in Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery and Berks counties in Pennsylvania and Warren County in New Jersey.

The Network provides services at more than 150 sites. St. Luke's University Health Network is comprised of six hospital sites. The Network includes:

  • More than 80 owned physician-practice sites
  • 300 employed primary care/specialist physicians
  • Various outpatient testing and service facilities
  • Home health
  • Hospice services (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Largest ambulance provider in Bucks County and second largest in Lehigh County
  • Other related organizations
  • 57,500+ annual admissions
  • 195,000 annual emergency room visits
  • 1,325 physicians on the Medical Staff (96 percent board-certified)
  • 8,600+ employees
  • More than 1,350 volunteers

Areas of exceptional medical expertise include:

  • Level 1 Adult Trauma Center: fully accredited by Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation; 2,400+ annual trauma cases; St. Luke's 1.75 percent mortality rate represents top decile performance, significantly better than peer group as measured by National Trauma Data Bank of the American College of Surgeons; aeromedical transport services
  • Oncology: first and only cancer program in Pennsylvania to receive American College of Surgeons' highest quality recognition for three consecutive years; only Pennsylvania program to receive award in 2010; region's only fellowship-trained surgical oncologists; advanced programs for melanoma (internationally recognized melanoma investigator), lung, breast, prostate, gynecologic and gastrointestinal cancers and tumors of the brain and spine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery: multiple-year recipient of highest rating for cardiac bypass surgery, represents top decile performance achieved by only 10 percent of U.S. hospitals (Society for Thoracic Surgery); region's first Joint Commission certified Heart Failure Program; comprehensive surgical services excluding heart transplants
  • Neuroscience: accredited Stroke Center; additional Centers of Excellence include: Balance Center, Headache Center, Memory Disorders Center, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Sleep Disorders Center
  • Orthopaedics: advanced expertise in total joint replacement and reconstruction, computer-assisted minimally invasive surgery, primary and reconstructive surgery of the spine, sports injuries, diseases and conditions of the hand and elbow, traumatic injuries
  • Women's/Children's Health: high-risk pregnancy; the region’s busiest obstetrical service; two neonatal intensive care units; pediatric specialty care provided by St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.
  • Robotic/Minimally Invasive Surgery: one of the nation's most experienced robotic surgical teams
  • Radiology: designated international General Electric Healthcare Show Site for imaging technology; designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology
  • Bariatric Surgery: designated Center of Excellence by American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Surgical Review Corporation

St. Luke's offers an exceptional benefit plan for employees. Our values are reflected in all we do for patients, each other and the community:

Pride - We take pride in our accomplishments and in our organization.

Caring - We show consideration for others and their feelings. We treat others as we want to be treated.

Respect - We recognize the value, diversity and importance of each other, those we serve and the organization.

Accountability - We are responsible to make decisions and solve problems in a timely and effective manner.

Flexibility - We adapt to the changing needs and expectations of those we serve.

Teamwork - We work together to improve quality.

The mission of St. Luke's University Health Network is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees


Healthcare Services