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Oncologist Physician for Lima, OH (Locum)

Lima, OH 45805

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Medical Doctor, Oncology, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 5165

Job Description

Bon Secours Mercy Health St. Rita's Cancer Center is looking for Oncology coverage beginning November 2024! 

Open dates:
  • November 2024 - ongoing
  • Full time or 2 weeks per month
Job Details:
  • Start date: November 2024
  • Full-time availability is the priority, willing to take 2 weeks/month & Limited call.
  • Inpatient and outpatient cancer patients - both adults & geriatric
  • Caseload is 70-80% oncology and 20-30% hematology (APP's handle the majority of Hem pts.)
  • Epic is the documentation system used by this facility.
  • Average Number of patients per day (Inpatient): 16-18
  • Average Number of Patients Per Day (Hospital, Call/Rounding): 6 (APP's to hospital rounds)
  • Require duties: Tumor board, Blood bank, Order tests & images, prescriptions
  • Number of physicians in practice: 3
  • Number of APPs in practice: 3
Estimated credentialing timeframe 60-90 days SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified 
  • Ohio State License - Highly Preferred; willing to consider IMLC candidates
  • BLS Certified
  • Must be available at least 2 weeks/month or full-time -
Lima’s leader in high-quality health care

Since 1918, Mercy Health — St. Rita's Medical Center has been providing quality health care to the people of Lima and west central Ohio. More people prefer St. Rita's for medical care than any other hospital in the 10-county region we serve. Our comprehensive high-quality medical services include The Henry & Beverly Hawk Vascular & Heart Center at St. Rita's, St. Rita's Orthopedic Care Center, trauma and emergency, comprehensive cancer treatment, women's health, maternity, pediatrics, sports medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral health services, homecare and hospice.

As a member of Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest health systems in the United States, it is our Mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities. In 2017, St. Rita’s invested more than $44 million in community benefit into the communities where we provide care, most of it targeted to people who are poor and under-served. Together with more than 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, we are fulfilling our promise, providing area residents with outstanding health and wellness services and improving the health of the communities we serve.
Awards and Recognition
  • 2018 100 Top Hospital® by IBM Watson Health, and is one of only 13 to be named an Everest award winner for fastest-improving over five years.
  • “A” in the Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
  • Modern Healthcare’s 2017 Best Places to Work.
  • ADA recognition for Diabetes Education Program.
  • American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Lima, OH

Looking to take your career to new heights? Explore job opportunities in the vibrant Lima, Ohio area! Nestled in Allen County, Lima boasts a charming blend of small-town warmth and big-city opportunities. From the beautiful parks like Faurot Park and the Lima Veterans Memorial Civic Center to the rich cultural scene at the ArtSpace/Lima gallery and the vibrant productions at the Encore Theatre, there is something for everyone here. Don't miss out on the delectable local cuisine, including the famous Kewpee Hamburgers, and be sure to catch a game of the Lima Locos baseball team at Simmons Field. Start your job search in Lima today and discover the unique benefits and countless growth prospects this exciting region has to offer!

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Credentialing Timelines

  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support