serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Full Time, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides scientific oversight over AdventHealth's emerging Scientific and Protocol Review Committee (SPRC), designed to open impactful and high enrolling studies, facilitate efforts to drive enrollment, monitor progress of trials, and help evaluate sun-setting of trials that are well below enrollment goals.
Drives formation and sustainability of structures and processes needed to carefully vet opportunities in the selection of clinical trial opportunities, assess feasibility tracked to biostatistics, evaluate publication/citation merit, and report on trial portfolio.
Builds relationships with programs connected to oncology including: Translational Research Institute for Metabolics and Diabetes, the Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Digestive Surgical Institute, Global Robotics Institute, Institute for Surgical Advancement, and related departments and institutional partners in oncology and immunology.
Develops precision medicine and molecular Tumor Board functions and help recruit a leader to manager this board.
Provides phenotypic context for translational research (involving blood, tissue and pathology), developing collaborations connected to longitudinal care. Support efforts with cancer epidemiology, providing context for translational research, health analytics, personalization, value-based care, navigation, episodic and chronic analytics, electronic patient outcomes, and other emerging areas supporting oncology research.
What You Will Need:
Medical Doctorate (MD)
OR Doctorate of Medicine and of Philosophy (MD/Ph.D.)
Minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience
Minimum of seven (7) years of research experience
Active Board Certification in Hematology and Oncology
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Preferred)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding (Preferred)
Experience in leading a specialty research enterprise (Preferred)
The Scientific Director is responsible for leading the research enterprise for the AdventHealth Cancer Institute (AHCI). Provides bi-directional leadership in science and translational research and develop cross-functional investigational research capabilities, leading to a higher prevalence and success rate for excellence in Investigator-Initiated Trials (IITs). The Scientific Director will foster institutional awareness of IITs, identify programs and approaches to prepare more and better IITs, and enhance the success rate of winning IITs, across all sponsor types.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.