Allina Health

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

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Date Posted:

August 17, 2023


31005600 AHCI Cancer Center Minneapolis


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Job Summary:

Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, Allina Health is a not for profit 503(c) organization, with 90+ clinics, 10 hospitals/13 campuses throughout the region including western Wisconsin. Allina Health operates in one of the nation’s most vibrant, livable areas; a place where you can build the career you want—and you and your family can be part of thriving community.

Allina Health is embarking on a transformational initiative to improve care for the 17,000 people diagnosed with cancer each year in the Twin Cities. The vision for the Allina Health Cancer Institute centers on value creation through coordination of the full continuum of oncology – from prevention/ detection through treatment and survivorship. The Institute is unique in the region and empowered to direct substantial investments in cancer facilities, physician recruitment, clinical and research programs, and strategic partnerships. Importantly, the Institute oversees cancer care across the entire health system, ensuring that consistently exceptional outcomes are delivered in any setting where patients access cancer care. This model – tested and refined nationally at other large “hybrid” cancer programs –provides high-quality cancer care close to home.
The Allina Health Cancer Institute is being built upon the outstanding foundation of Allina’s current cancer program, widely recognized for its clinical expertise, care coordination, and compassionate approach to care. Some of the program’s strengths include:
• >50,000 cancer patients cared for annually, including 6,000 new cases each year
• #1 in inpatient cancer surgery in the Twin Cities - a product of Allina’s cancer surgical oncology practice.
• #1 breast cancer program in the Twin Cities, caring for 1,400 newly diagnosed patients each year.
• Over 20 oncology nurse navigators supporting patients and families throughout their cancer journeys.
• 9 locations throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

Key Position Details:

Allina Health Cancer Center (AHCI) in Minneapolis, MN is seeking a board certified/board eligible Hematologist to join its growing hematology program at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

  • The successful candidate will build a clinical practice in Hematology, with focus on malignant hematology. They will provide inpatient and outpatient care of patients with hematologic malignancies and benign hematologic conditions.
  • The hematology program consists of 2 physicians and 3 advanced practice providers and is the tertiary referral center for acute leukemia in the Allina network. Comprehensive cancer care is provided by a multidisciplinary team including nurse navigators, oncology social work, oncology pharmacy, genetic counseling, dietary and supportive therapies.
  • There is excellent support from hematopathology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, radiology, blood bank, intensive care, and other specialist services.
  • A group of 18 hematology-oncology physicians in the metro share call, with expected 1:6 Hematology-only call. Applicant is expected to participate in biweekly hematology tumor boards and teach Internal Medicine residents rotating on the hematology service.
  • The ideal candidate will have interests or experience in the care of patients with acute leukemia, chronic leukemia, multiple myeloma, lymphoma, and myeloproliferative neoplasms. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to specialize in hematology in a community-academic “hybrid” program. We offer competitive compensation and benefits to support all aspects of employee well-being.
  • EMR: Excellian is one of the most comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) systems in the nation.

Located in south Minneapolis, Abbott Northwestern is consistently recognized nationally and locally for its exceptional expertise and care.
- With over 5,500 employees, 1,400 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.
- Abbott is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence through the Institutes of: Cancer, Minneapolis Heart, Spine, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, WomenCare, and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation.
- Abbott is also a ANCC Magnet-designated hospital

Consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report, Minneapolis-St. Paul, commonly referred to as the Twin Cities, offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. There are excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, 4 major league sports teams, and an international airport. Minneapolis boasts outdoor hobbies including fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country's best bike trails.

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Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with patients to improve their health and well-being.
  • Practices in a thoughtful manner including consideration for cultural diversity, individual autonomy and legal responsibilities.
  • Actively participates in multidisciplinary team approach to case management.
  • May participate in peer review and quality assurance.
  • Utilizes quality improvement tools to develop processes that promote continuous improvement in delivery of patient care, patient outcomes, or work flows.

Job Requirements:

  • MD, DO, or foreign equivalency training required.

  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME HematologyOncology fellowship training program required.

  • BE/BC with ABMS or AOA required.

  • Active, non-restricted medical license in MN (or ability to obtain)
  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain MN DEA certification and National Provider Identifier (NPI).
  • Ability to meet criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and hospital privileges.

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently