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Physician - Breast Surgeon - Full-time

Company: Doctors Community Hospital
Location: Lanham
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Become that BEACON of Hope to our patient at Luminis Health Medical Group - Breast Surgery.
Position Objective:
The Breast Surgeon will provide medical services for the designated clinical area [The Breast Center], providing surgical, consultative, and follow-up care for patients with benign and malignant breast disease.
Essential Job Duties:


  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Provides clinical and surgical skills to provide services to patients with breast cancer and benign breast disease.
  • Develop and reinforce positive working relationships with the surgical staff of AAMC and employees of The Breast Center.
  • Participate in and expand the breast cancer research projects related to breast imaging, surgery, genome tissue banking research, quality of life studies, and breast cancer prevention (i.e.: PET Mammography, breast MRI study, ECOG, DOD, KOMEN, the SEER trial, sentinel node study, etc.).
  • Participate with and assist with the development of and expansion of the Risk Assessment Program (RAPP).
  • Participate in community outreach in collaboration with the Women's and Children's Program, the Oncology Program, Wellness and Community Outreach, and the Surgical Initiative.
  • Develop positive working relationships with departments who provide services to the Breast Center, including, but not limited to, the Pathology Department, Anne Arundel Diagnostics (AAD), Laboratory, Marketing and Public Relations, Central Sterile Supply, the Clinical Research Staff, the Tumor Registry, Medical Office, and the Surgical Initiative.
  • Participate in efforts to maintain excellent (A grade) in patient satisfaction related to services at The Breast Center.
  • Collaborate with Radiology and Radiation Oncology Department to integrate digital mammography and APBI/Breast MammoSite, and any new imaging techniques related to breast diagnostics and breast treatments at The Breast Center.
  • Collaborate with the Plastic Surgery Service on breast reconstruction program.
  • Participate in quality control programs related to The Breast Center activities. This will require coordination with Anne Arundel Medical Center's Cancer Committee. The quality control program will include screening and diagnostic testing by the Department of Radiology, and the Radiation Oncology Department of the DeCesaris Cancer Institute.

    Educational/Experience Requirements:
    Active Medical Staff at AAMC in good standing. Trained in a breast Fellowship program. Demonstrates significant skill and success in managing breast disease. Demonstrates significant interest in clinical research in breast cancer prevention, diagnostics, surgery, and treatment.
    RequiredLicense/Certifications:
    Licensed physician in the State of Maryland, certified by a medical specialty Board.
    Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
    There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
    Physical Demands -
    Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
    The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.

Keywords: Doctors Community Hospital, Washington DC , Physician - Breast Surgeon - Full-time, Healthcare , Lanham, DC

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