Arnot Health, in association with the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) Wilmot Cancer Center, is recruiting for a medical oncologist (hematology/oncology) to provide care at the Falck Cancer Center in Elmira, NY. Serving the patients of the Twin Tiers region of Upstate NY and Northeastern PA, the provider will have the opportunity to join URMC’s regional cancer program at Arnot's Falck Cancer Center based in Elmira, New York. The successful candidate will join a team of URMC faculty (Hematology & Oncology) who are working collaboratively with Arnot Health to provide world-class cancer care to patients in the region. Delivering a broad range of diagnostic and treatment options, the regional center of excellence offers skilled, specialty care unavailable elsewhere in the region. Arnot Health is also affiliated with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. Faculty positions at AOMC and URMC are available. Candidates with a passion for teaching are of special interest.

Client Description

The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, a component of Strong Memorial Hospital, is the Wilmot Cancer Institute's flagship location. This 84-bed cancer center offers patients and their families comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, and it is home to one of upstate New York’s largest blood and marrow transplant programs. As the region's leader in cancer research, Wilmot Cancer Center maintains a large network of clinical trials that offer new therapies and options that may not be available anywhere else upstate. In addition, Wilmot's team of scientists have laboratories in the building and across the University of Rochester Medical Center campus. They investigate many aspects of cancer, and their proximity allows them to collaborate with physicians to provide cutting-edge, precision cancer care.

The Falck Cancer Center combines state-of-the-art medical technologies with compassionate care in a comfortable atmosphere. A full range of services and specialists are dedicated to providing timely and expert care within the facility and through the adjoining inpatient cancer care unit at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Coordination of radiation and medical therapies makes appointments convenient for cancer patients and their families.

Hospital Description

Arnot Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system providing quality diagnostic, ambulatory, and acute care, as well as rehabilitative and wellness services. With an extensive network of primary care offices and over 700 licensed beds in 1 tertiary-care and 2 acute-care hospitals, Arnot Health is the preferred healthcare provider in the Twin Tiers of southern New York and northern Pennsylvania. The Arnot Health system includes:

  • Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY, is a not-for-profit tertiary medical facility that tops the list of preferred area hospitals. Specialty services include orthopedic care, cardiovascular care, cancer care, women’s health services and maternity, emergency medicine and surgery.
  • Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, Bath, NY, is a not-for-profit, 38-bed acute care hospital with an adjacent 120-bed skilled nursing facility.
  • St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY, is a not-for-profit, Catholic hospital specializing in orthopedic care, physical rehabilitation, geriatric medicine, behavioral science and alcohol rehabilitation.
  • Arnot Medical Services is a large, dedicated 200+ provider multi-specialty group offering diverse practice options and an exceptional lifestyle.

Community Description

Our Community

The Southern Finger Lakes and Pennsylvania Grand Canyon area, known locally as the Twin Tiers, offer a truly exceptional lifestyle. Nestled in low rolling hills carved by prehistoric glaciers, the Twin Tiers covers 9,000 square miles of lakes, hills, villages and vineyards and includes over 650 miles of lakefront property. Midway between New York City and Niagara Falls, the Twin Tiers is known for picturesque lakes, lush forests, scenic bluffs, and valleys dotted with wineries, orchards, dairy farms, resorts and country inns. Our local communities are rich in history and offer abundant, varied and competitively priced housing in and around the cities and suburbs of Elmira and Corning. Low crime rate, low traffic volumes, short commuting distances, and an easygoing, rural character enable a comfortable lifestyle that urban areas can't match.

Family Matters

The Twin Tiers boasts many educational opportunities for families. Choose from public, private, faith-based and Montessori schools, located in Schuyler, Chemung, Steuben, Tompkins and Tioga Counties in New York and Bradford and Tioga Counties in nearby Pennsylvania. An array of arts and music, athletics and other educational programs are available through local learning and community organizations. Colleges and universities within convenient distance include Cornell University, Ithaca College, Mansfield University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Elmira College and more institutions of higher learning.

Outdoor enthusiasts can visit lakes, rivers, and canals to fish, swim, canoe, wind surf, snorkel, water ski, sail, kayak or go white-water rafting. On land they can hike, bike, golf, rock climb, bird watch, hunt, downhill or cross country ski, snowboard, or snowmobile.