CHRISTUS St. Vincent Oncology Recruitment

Oncology Opportunities in Beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico

CHRISTUS St. Vincent (CSV) Health System is currently seeking medical oncologist/ hematologists to continue and strengthen our mission for the future: “to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve.” Our comprehensive regional cancer center provides cutting edge treatments, research, education and integrative medicine, enabling patients to get the best care close to home with the comfort and care of their support circles.

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center currently offers chemotherapy and hematology infusions, radiation treatments including HDR, IMRT and SRS with two Varian linear accelerators and an on-site lab. We have an amazing Supportive Care and Integrative Medicine team as well.

CSV Regional Cancer Center is the only cancer center north of Albuquerque and serves patients from all of Northern New Mexico, built on the principles of high-quality care, innovative approaches and dedication to a patient-centered experience. We are a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, which enables full access to second opinion consults (free to patients), collaboration on difficult cases, and ability to attend Mayo’s Tumor Boards (in addition to the two comprehensive CSV tumor boards).

Team composition: Multi-disciplinary team with 5-6 physicians collaborating with 3 advanced practice clinicians (NPs and PAs).

Support services: Dietician, social workers, nurse navigation, a triage department including a pharm tech for rx refills, and an in-house prior auth team.

Patients per day: 18-20

Scheduling: New patients 45 min, follow up 15 min

Call obligations: Nights and weekends 1:4 – generally one week per month with light call volume.

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Join Our Team

Teaching and research opportunities:

  • No teaching at this time – potential to have a fellow rotation in the future.
  • Robust clinical trials program which includes all phases of research and excellent research opportunities. Member of the Mayo Clinic Accrue program, a cancer research network of clinicians and researchers from more than 135 leading academic medical centers and community oncology.

Top tumor sites: Breast, prostate, GI, lung

EMR: I Know Med is the primary EMR with Epic for inpatient consults; prefer experience with Epic Beacon as we will move to this within the year.

Facility: A new, state of the art facility will open in the Fall 2024. This new comprehensive cancer center ensures patients can receive the care and support they need onsite, including imaging, lab, holistic health, and palliative/supportive. We have two strong local foundations which support to provide transportation, lodging, nonclinical support, pharmaceutical copay support, etc.

About the organization: CHRISTUS St. Vincent is a not-for-profit integrated health system located in the beautiful mountain-west city of Santa Fe, New Mexico which sees over 300 sunny days per year, all four seasons, commute times under 18 minutes, and offers an abundance of outdoor activities as well as a thriving cultural, art, music, and food scene. Our 200 bed facility is a Level III trauma center, the only trauma center in Northern New Mexico, and serves a seven county area with over 300,000 residents. Our hospital has served Northern New Mexico for over 155 years and we offer a fully integrated clinician group which employs approximately 200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians across 24+ primary and specialty care locations. We are a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network which extends open door access to clinical and administrative resources for our teams, a Leapfrog A rated facility, US News Best Hospital, and we have been voted a Best Place to Work and Family Friendly business multiple years running.

About the community: Santa Fe is a mid-sized mountain community with around 85,000 residents. It is the capital city of New Mexico, and is the oldest capital in the U.S. Santa Fe is recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers an incredibly rich abundance of cultural activities, galleries, museums, and festivals as well as hundreds of world class and diverse restaurants. The climate offers warm summers and cool, dry winters with low precipitation and lots of sunny days without extremes in any season. Santa Fe is home to an extensive trail system, quick access to year round mountain sports, many beautiful parks and outdoor spaces, and great air quality – a love and respect for nature is a common thread among the members of the community. The housing market is moderately priced and offers a vast range of home prices, types, and ages with a rich architectural history predominantly featuring adobe and stucco homes that blend into the surroundings. The education system offers an excellent variety of public and private options.

For additional information, please contact:

Heather Rising
Director, Physician Recruitment & Integration CHRISTUS St. Vincent
(505) 913-3043 |

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