Oncology Medical Director, Riverside Health System

Riverside Health

  • Location: Newport News


Riverside Health System is a not-for-profiOncology Medical Director with Riverside Health System in Newport News, VA.  Interested candidates, please apply within!t, community health system comprised of 4 acute care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, two specialty hospitals, six nursing home facilities and three retirement communities. With more than 600 clinical providers and a team of more than 9,500 members, we cover 8,000 square miles in Coastal Virginia.

Riverside is fortunate to have been a part of caring for our communities for more than a century, and each passing year has only renewed our commitment to care for others as we would care for those we love. Community support in 1915 made it possible to build our first hospital. Today we are delighted to be an integral part of the communities we serve, building relationships and contributing to the overall quality of life.

In addition to providing exceptional health services to all of patients and residents, Riverside Health System is an economic engine that contributes to the overall quality of life in the communities we serve, generating in excess of $1 billion in economic impact.

The Riverside Cancer Network is comprised of subspecialties in medical oncology, radiation oncology, stereotactic radiosurgery, surgical oncology (including GI, GYN oncology, neuro-oncology, colorectal, breast, and other surgical subspecialties), radiology, including interventional radiology, pathology, residency, and research, across 9 cancer centers and 4 hospitals in an 8,000 square mile area.

The purpose of the oncology medical director position is to provide leadership and direction, as part of the Riverside Health System (RHS) clinical and administrative leadership dyad, where physician and AVP work collaboratively to advance quality, service, and growth within the oncology division and with integrated delivery system colleagues. The oncology medical director/AVP leadership team and physicians will work with RHS leadership to advance cancer care and reduce the burden of cancer for citizens across the mid-Atlantic Region of Virginia.


  • Medical Degree (MD) or (DO) is required.
  • Board Certified in a cancer field.
  • Eligible for Virginia licensure.
  • Ten (10) years in an Oncologic Specialty required.
  • Demonstrated experience leading physicians in a large, community-based health system.
  • Experience leading growth and development of research, very beneficial.
  • Experience leading health system collaboration/affiliation/merger of oncology group, research organization(s) and/or academic partner, also of great value.