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Neuro-Oncology - East Central Illinois

Carle

Carle

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Job Description

The Carle Neuroscience Institute is seeking a BE/BC Neuro-Oncologist to join our growing academic program in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

Practice opportunity details include:

  • Fellowship training from UCNS-accredited program required
  • Candidates with experience and new graduates are welcome to apply
  • Work with a team of 7 neurosurgeons, 7 hematology/oncology physicians, 4 radiation oncologists, and several APPs
  • Must be open to mentoring and teaching Neurology residents and medical students
  • Neuro-oncologist would have clinic at the Carle Cancer Institute with appropriate staffing and access to Infusion Rooms. Practice in a multi-disciplinary setting with biweekly Brain Tumor Board and a strong support from all hospital services
  • Neuro-oncologist would become a member of our future multi-disciplinary neuro-oncology clinic and would have clinical collaboration and back up coverage with hematology/oncology physicians
  • Exceptional opportunities to conduct basic science research or translational research in collaboration with faculty at the University of Illinois
  • Unique opportunity to conduct clinical research using our state-of-the-art 7T MR suite at Carle Foundation Hospital
  • The U of I has a strong focus on neuroscience with a variety of research projects: from cognitive neuroscience study of human learning and memory to several imaging projects at Biomedical Imaging Center at Beckman Institute. This includes MRI and molecular imaging (PET/SPECT/CT) labs that can support imaging research for humans, animals, and materials
  • Carle Hematology/Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery are committed to providing the highest quality of care for patients with primary and metastatic brain, base of skull and spine tumors
  • Very competitive compensation plan

About the Carle Neuroscience Institute:

  • Home of Carle Foundation Hospital’s ACGME-accredited Neurology residency program
  • As a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center from DNV Healthcare, CNI provides comprehensive services including Vascular Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, and Neuro-interventional services
  • Carle neurosurgeons perform awake craniotomies for resection of brain tumor, stealth neuro-navigation, operative microscopy, intra-operative ultrasound, neuro-monitoring and fluorescence guided glioma resections. Spinal fusion is available for patients with metastatic disease to the spine
  • Carle Radiation Oncology has state-of-the-art technology with Varian True Beam linear accelerator with the most sophisticated beam shaper (micro-MLCs) offering a very conformal delivery of radiation therapy to brain tumors with avoidance of the normal brain tissue. The radiation oncology/neurosurgery team routinely performs cone based stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with trigeminal neuralgia and base of skull tumors
  • Carle Foundation Hospital is accredited as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)
  • Carle Foundation Hospital is the recipient of the 2022 AHA/ASA Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award and Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll
  • Recognized as One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ in 2021 and 2022
  • Recipient of Healthgrades Neurosciences Excellence Award™ for 3 years in a row (2019-2021)
  • Recipient of Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™ for 2020 and 2022

About Carle

Recognized as a Great Place to Work®, Carle Health is a vertically integrated system based in Urbana, IL, with nearly 16,500 team members and over 1,300 physicians and APPs in its eight hospitals, physician groups and health businesses. Carle Foundation Hospital, Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Carle Health Methodist Hospital and Carle Health Proctor Hospital hold Magnet® designations- the nation’s highest nursing honor. Carle Foundation Hospital also ranks as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ by Healthgrades®. The system includes Methodist College and Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school, as well as Health Alliance™ and FirstCarolinaCare health insurance plans. Carle Health is dedicated to being a trusted healthcare partner for the communities it serves.