H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is conducting an international search for an outstanding professional to provide exemplary leadership and assume full responsibility for all areas of management in the role of Chair, Department of Internal and Hospital Medicine. The expectation also includes an active leadership role within Moffitt Medical Group.
The candidate should be an accomplished clinical leader, nationally recognized with a strong clinical and academic reputation, and who has the leadership competencies to further develop a critical clinical and academic department. The Chair is responsible for the continued development of a diverse workforce where the Moffitt value of Inclusion is paramount. Additional areas of responsibility include faculty development, finance and budget, long range planning, resource allocations, and space administration.
Requirements: Candidate must have a Florida Medical License or be eligible for one, a M.D., D.O., M.D./Ph.D., or D.O./Ph.D degree, and be board certified. Must have a minimum of 7 years experience as a medical practitioner with experience in clinical care, research, and education in an Academic Medical Center setting. Leadership qualities, including strategic vision, are essential.
The Chair actively engages in, encourages, and fosters development of clinical and health services research and scholarly activity through collaboration with Moffitt’s basic, clinical, population and quantitative science research programs. The Chair practices medicine in an exemplary manner and provides mentorship and clinical oversight throughout the Department. Additional responsibilities include pursuit of appropriate funding mechanisms in support of research activities and representing the Department at the local, state, national, and international levels. The Chair of the Department of Internal and Hospital Medicine reports to the Physician in Chief.
The Department currently includes 23 physician Faculty members and 25 APPs across core programs including Internal and Hospital Medicine, Urgent Care, Adult Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and several consulting services in collaboration with the University of South Florida Faculty practice. The Internal and Hospital Medicine Department is dedicated to professional education where medical students, residents, and subspecialty fellows are trained as a core teaching affiliate of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Moffitt Cancer Center is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to con-tribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research and robust training and education. Moffitt has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 7,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.4 billion.
Moffitt Cancer Center provides a tobacco-free work environment. We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and a drug-free workplace.