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System Division Head, Hematology/Oncology


System Division Head, Hematology/Oncology

Seeking a Transformative Healthcare Leader

About Us
Rochester Regional Health is not just another healthcare organization. We're on a mission to uplift humanity through care for our community, propelled by our highest ideals, rooted in community, serving as one, caring like family, and embracing tomorrow's challenges today, committed to becoming a national
leader of health and healing. Become the visionary leader to accompany us on this voyage. With substantial resources at our disposal, we are a $3 billion independent, not-for-profit, regional health system, and premier provider of comprehensive, empathetic care for Western New York, the Finger Lakes Region, and New York State's North Country.

The Rochester Regional Health system comprises more than 17,000 physicians and staff who provide care at over 150 locations, including 8 hospitals, strategically placed destination campuses, hundreds of outpatient facilities, and physician clinics. Rochester Regional Health cares for over 1 million patients annually throughout 13 local regions. It has primary and specialty practices; rehabilitation centers; ambulatory campuses and immediate care facilities; innovative senior services, facilities, and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; Rochester Regional Health Laboratories; and ACM Global Laboratories, a global leader in patient and clinical trials. As the Rochester region’s second-largest employer, RRH is built on a foundation of sound fiscal management
that empowers the system to provide a broad spectrum of resources with a commitment to innovation.


  • Rochester General Hospital, the flagship hospital of RRH and a 528-bed tertiary care facility with a medical and dental staff of 1,500 is home to many centers of excellence including the Sands-Constellation Center for Critical Care, Lipson Cancer Institute, B. Thomas Golisano Pavilion and Emergency Department, The Louise and Henry Epstein Family Pediatric & Young Adult Emergency Services for Children and Young Adults, and more.
  • Award-winning health system that has achieved numerous awards including the Top 1 percent in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year after year by Healthgrades. Recognized with America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award three years running: 2021, 2022, and 2023, and is a national leader with the most Beacon Awards from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses currently with 26 awards across the system.
  • Full complement of dedicated specialty-trained advanced practice providers
  • Education. Rochester Regional Health supports many different training programs system-wide, including residencies, fellowships, nursing programs, community growth opportunities, and more. RRH sponsors Residency and Fellowship programs that are accredited by the ACGME.
  • Research. The Research Institute at Rochester General Hospital, a not-for-profit organization with expert, dedicated researchers who conduct vital clinical and translational research that contributes to advancements in healthcare and medical science. The Research Institute also draws on alliances with world-class medical and scientific institutions such as Rochester Institute of Technology, Cleveland Clinic, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
  • 40+ Years Committed to Cancer Care Excellence Lipson Cancer Institute is proud to celebrate the 40th year of continuous accreditation as an academic comprehensive cancer program with the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC), making us the first and longest-running cancer-accredited program in our region. At Lipson Cancer Institute, we diagnose and treat all forms of cancer, from more common conditions like lung, skin, and breast cancer to rarer malignancies, such as mesothelioma, throat cancer, and brain cancer. With specialized oncologists, surgeons, researchers, and supportive care professionals for more than 100 unique conditions, we are a top regional destination for comprehensive cancer treatment – no matter the diagnosis.

The Opportunity
Are you ready to make a real difference in healthcare? We seek a System Division Head of Hematology and Medical Oncology to lead the charge in transforming our clinical operations. Reporting directly to the System Executive Medical Director of Cancer Care Services, this role offers a unique opportunity
to shape the future of healthcare delivery at Rochester Regional Health.

What You'll Do
Strategic Leadership: Drive our strategic vision of becoming a national model of health and healing, with a relentless focus on quality, safety, and innovation

Clinical Excellence: Bring your expertise and clinical skills and help expand on our success and full integration of our Cancer Institute

Operational Excellence: Lead initiatives to enhance the quality of care, patient safety, and overall patient experience across the system

People Empowerment: Develop and inspire a high-performing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and professional growth

Community Engagement: Build strong relationships with our communities, understanding their needs and preferences to deliver tailored, compassionate care

Financial Stewardship: Drive financial performance and operational efficiency, ensuring the long-term sustainability of our healthcare services

What You'll Bring
Leadership: Proven experience in a clinical leadership role within the healthcare industry, with a track record of driving organizational change and achieving measurable results

Strategic Thinking: Ability to think strategically and execute tactically, aligning operational initiatives with organizational goals

Innovation: A passion for innovation and technology, with a keen eye for opportunities to leverage new tools and approaches to improve healthcare delivery

Communication: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and inspire teams at all levels of the organization

Community Focus: A deep commitment to community engagement and a genuine desire to positively impact the lives of those we serve

Clinical Expertise: Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree with board certification in a relevant specialty needed

Nestled within the vibrant landscape of New York, Rochester stands as the third largest city in the state, boasting a metropolitan population of approximately 1.2 million. Offering a cost of living that's nearly 20 percent below the U.S. national average, along with one of the shortest commute times nationwide and its own bustling international airport, Rochester embodies the epitome of urban
convenience and accessibility.

But beyond its practical advantages lies a city bursting with cultural richness and recreational delights. Indulge in top-notch shopping, exquisite dining experiences, lively brewpubs, captivating nightlife, and a thriving arts and entertainment scene, all amidst a backdrop of 140 vibrant festivals annually. Among these, the internationally acclaimed JAZZ Fest stands out as a highlight, drawing music enthusiasts from around the globe to revel in the soulful rhythms and electrifying performances that echo through the streets of Rochester.

Moreover, Rochester stakes its claim as a premier destination for music education and appreciation, thanks to the prestigious Eastman School of Music. Renowned worldwide for its excellence, innovation, and commitment to nurturing musical talent, Eastman enriches the cultural fabric of the city, offering a plethora of concerts, recitals, and educational programs that showcase the finest musical talents and traditions.

For those seeking aquatic adventures, Rochester transforms into a haven for boating and beach enthusiasts. Embark on serene journeys along the picturesque Genesee River, Erie Canal, and the vast expanse of Lake Ontario, with numerous accessible docking points scattered throughout the city. And with Ontario Beach Park standing as a breathtaking 39-acre oasis, complete with pristine sands and captivating waters, Rochester proudly showcases one of the Great Lakes' most idyllic natural escapes.

Our Adirondack region beckons with its rugged beauty and untamed wilderness, offering boundless opportunities for outdoor exploration and adventure. Just a stone's throw away from Rochester, this enchanting landscape invites intrepid souls to immerse themselves in the tranquility of nature, from majestic peaks to serene lakeshores, creating unforgettable experiences for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. And let's not forget about our Finger Lakes Wineries, an award-winning region celebrated for its picturesque vineyards, renowned wineries, and delectable wines. Just a short drive from Rochester, this enchanting destination adds another layer of allure to the city's already impressive offerings, inviting residents and visitors alike to savor the finer pleasures of life.

Great neighborhoods are available with a tremendous selection of homes in rural, suburban, and downtown locales with top public schools, private schools, and institutes of higher learning. Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report consistently rank many of Rochester’s public high schools among the best in the nation.

Be within a short drive to such destinations as Niagara Falls, the Finger Lakes, and the Adirondack Mountains. New York City, Toronto, and Boston are also within a day’s drive.

Why Join Us
This position offers tremendous growth potential, with opportunities to expand your leadership skills, influence organizational strategy, and make a lasting impact on the future of healthcare.

As the System Division Head, you will have the opportunity to work alongside an established and successful team comprised of talented and collegial healthcare professionals who are dedicated to delivering high-quality, patient-centered care.

You will be supported by a strong and physician-friendly administrative leadership team that listens and provides resources, tools, and opportunities for professional development to help you succeed in your role and advance your career.

Come have a seat at the table and be rewarded for your contributions. At Rochester Regional Health, you'll be part of an exciting team and have a voice in major decisions that truly make a difference in people's lives. We offer a supportive and collaborative work environment, a desirable compensation package, and professional growth and development opportunities. Join us in our mission to transform healthcare and uplift communities.

Living in the Rochester area means you live in a fun, affordable, and welcoming city. Come experience a better quality of life. Come to Rochester!

How to Apply
Ready to take the next step in your career? Interested candidates, PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY to Born & Bicknell, Inc. below:

Qualified candidates may submit their current curriculum vitae and letter of interest. Applications will not be considered without those documents.

Please direct all applications:

Born & Bicknell, Inc.
Healthcare Executive Search

Jane E. Born, President/CEO

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: L - 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; requires occasional walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $450,000.00 - $550,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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