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Head of Oncology Department (Chef de Service Oncologie)

Publication date: 22 March 2022


Centre Hospitalier EpiCURA  
Hornu - route de Mons 63 - 7301 
Baudour - rue Louis Caty 136 - 7331 
Ath - rue Maria Thomée 1 - 7800 


Job Title

Head of Oncology Department (Chef de Service Oncologie)

Job Description

As Chief of our Oncology department you will take up a transversal role in our hospital and our network, while leading a professional team of physicians and putting oncology at the top of the agenda while creating an inspiring vision for the future.
Reporting to the Medical Director, you will be in charge of our oncology department, the oncology program and its future development. Your tasks and responsibilities include the following:

  • Act as a Medical Doctor within our Oncology practice while at the same time transform and manage the oncology service.
  • Streamline and optimize operational processes within the oncology department, guaranteeing a smooth workflow and enjoyable but efficient patient journey, while involving other departments throughout the hospital
  • Restructure and transform the oncology activities through modernization, implementation of up-to-date innovations and sharing of knowledge
  • Support the Medical Director in the creation of an overall medical plan, putting oncology as main driver
  • Lead a team of 9 physicians (5 oncologists and 4 hematologists), building bridges and closing gaps, communicating a single vision and strategy
  • Act as a mentor and coach to junior and new colleagues, and assist in the recruitment and hiring of oncologists based on future growth
  • Represent the hospital within its network and in relation to other hospitals
  • Participate in research and innovation projects within oncology and with other medical departments, and develop our clinical research activities
  • Attend a set of fixed and optional meetings on behalf of the oncology service and of the hospital

In summary, we are looking for an oncologist with a vision, leadership and an entrepreneurial mindset, ready to transform the onco-medical department into an innovative and pioneering service, while keeping the patient’s wellbeing at the core.

How to apply

Contact person: Wouter Snauwaert  
Email: Wouter.snauwaert@mercuriurval.com
Phone: +32472635614 

More information on how to apply here.

Application deadline

Deadline for application is 30 November 2022.

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