Executive Director of Oncology

Loyola University Health System | Maywood, IL

Permanent Position


Loyola University Health System (LUHS), a member of Trinity Health, is seeking an Executive Director (ED) of Oncology. With a matrix reporting relationship to the Oncology Division Chiefs and Operations, the ED will be charged with leading and directing the inpatient and outpatient services at LUHS system level. The Chicago Region includes affiliates of the Loyola University Health System (LUHS), including Loyola University Medical Center, a flagship academic hospital, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and the newly acquired MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. The Chicago Region also has numerous sites oncology care and although this key leadership position will reside at Loyola University Medical Center, the ED will be responsible for satellites in both Illinois and Indiana. Total budget for the region is close to $2 Billion, including the most recent integration of MacNeal Hospital.


The Executive Director for Oncology is expected to lead and motivate staff to achieve the highest levels of clinical care and customer satisfaction to meet organizational and departmental goals in relation to Oncology services at LUHS. This important leadership position will partner with physician leadership to support the Chiefs’ vision for the treatment of high quality, innovative cancer care. S/he is charged with the overall strategy, growth and development of the service line and its associated clinical programs including the development and execution of the annual operating plan. The Service Line includes but is not limited to Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, Hematology Oncology, CBCC, and Bone Marrow Transplant. The ED will work collaboratively across the continuum of care and with all leaders in the organization to achieve the quality, patient experience, financial and clinical program growth goals. The Oncology service line collaboration spans the inpatient, outpatient, faculty operations at Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH) and MacNeal Hospital. The ED is responsible for the clinical program and network relationships at other Trinity Ministry Organizations and non-Trinity Hospitals, Systems or groups, where s/he will monitor, mentor and manage the clinical program performance goals which include financial, growth, and quality and patient experience metrics across the continuum of care. Most important, is the ED’s ability to work collaboratively with the Network Development Team to establish, expand and deliver on established goals for partner hospitals and medical groups and partner with key physician and administrative leaders to develop new clinical programs and services at LUMC. A defined objective of LUHS and the Oncology department and leadership is to commence the process for National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation, a multi-year endeavor. The new ED will play a significant role in working with key leadership and a multi-disciplinary team, along with Dr. Small and other faculty to manage this journey from the outset.

Executive Director of Oncology

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For additional questions, please contact Ellen Mahoney at 781.938.1975. All contact with ZurickDavis will remain confidential.

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We welcome nominations and referrals of prospective candidates. Interested parties, please send resume and cover letter to EDofOncologyLUHS2252@ZurickDavis.com.