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Medical Oncologist, Providence Medical Group

Eureka, CA

Medical Oncologist, Providence Medical Group

Join the Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka as a full-time Medical Oncologist (and/or Hematology/Oncology physician) at its COC-accredited cancer center. This position is located on the beautiful northern California coast, and you will be part of the Providence Cancer Clinical Institute working alongside a group of board-certified Hematology/Oncology physicians as well as with superb Radiation Oncology colleagues who offer treatment on two state-of-the-art linear accelerators. With a robust weekly tumor board, advanced surgical capabilities, and a large support staff comprised of nurse navigators, an oncology social worker, advanced practice pharmacists, and an oncology-certified dietician, you will be joining a world-class team providing vital Oncology services to patients throughout northern California.

Our service area is exceptionally large, serving a population of city and rural residents along with many cultures for those providers who seek to serve a rich and diverse population. Our region is about the size of Connecticut, and we are the only cancer program within 4 hours, drawing from a population who would otherwise not have access to healthcare. Providers are valued as essential and see many interesting and challenging cases while they directly save lives.

Our cancer program offers a full range of cancer care, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy (IMRT, SRS, SBRT, and brachytherapy), surgery, and supportive care. Our clinic uses EPIC/Beacon as our EMR, providing patients with an integrated healthcare experience. Incoming physicians will be supported by a seasoned oncologist and a multidisciplinary team. By joining PMGNC, physicians become part of a large, regional, multi-specialty group.

Humboldt County is on the North Coast of California, home to stunning redwood forests, breathtaking beaches, sparkling rivers, striking Victorian architecture, and a vibrant arts community. It is also home to California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt, one of three polytechnic universities in the California State University system. The public school system is highly ranked in the state of California and many of our high school graduates go on to top universities throughout the country.

We are seeking a highly skilled Medical Oncologist to join our dynamic team at the Providence St. Joseph Cancer Center in Eureka, CA. The successful candidate will be instrumental in providing top-tier oncology services and will play a key role in the continued growth and development of our Cancer Program and Cancer Services.

  • Title: Medical Oncologist
  • Location: Eureka, California
  • Practice: Providence Medical Group of Humboldt County
  • Setting: Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka Cancer Center

Medical Oncology Program and Position Overview

Position Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • Monday to Friday schedule, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Ideal candidates will be eager to support a compassionate and mission-oriented organization working to provide every patient with exceptional care
  • Opportunity to participate in and further expand clinical trials in collaboration with Northern California and other sites across the Providence Health System
  • Collaborate with referring physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide coordinated care
  • Weekly tumor board with a collegial and multidisciplinary participation of clinicians


  • Medical Doctor – MD, DO, MBBS, or Equivalent
  • Board Certified/Board-Eligible in Medical Oncology and/or Hematology/Oncology
  • Valid California medical license or eligible for licensure in the state of California
  • Demonstrated commitment to clinical excellence and patient-centered care
  • New Graduates are encouraged to apply

What We Offer:

  • Hybrid (telemedicine/onsite) model will be considered
  • Close relationships with tertiary referral centers (Stanford, UCSF and UC Davis)
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accredited Program
  • A collegial and supportive environment within a growing and well-established oncology team
  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology at Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka
  • A competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits
  • Opportunities for professional growth, including continuing medical education and leadership development
  • A balanced professional lifestyle in the scenic and vibrant community of Eureka, CA
  • H1B Visa Candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Fellowship stipend available
  • PSLF – Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Exterior view of Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka, showcasing the modern healthcare facility amidst lush greenery

Your future workplace: Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka, where state-of-the-art medical care meets community-focused compassion

Providence St. Joseph Eureka Hospital’s Cancer Center

The Providence St. Joseph Eureka Hospital’s Cancer Center has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as offering the very best in cancer care and treatment. St. Joseph & Redwood Memorial Hospitals and St. Joseph Home Care, together with our community partners, form a comprehensive team offering care, support and information for cancer patients and their families.

Our mission is to reduce morbidity and mortality from cancer. And since the program’s inception in 1992, we have carried out this mission by continuing to grow to meet the needs of our communities. St. Joseph Hospital’s Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospital have received a three-year approval with commendation by the ACS, recognized for offering the highest quality care.

Our Cancer Program has been accredited by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC) and recognized for our quality cancer services and patient care. We adhere to Oncology Best Practices as defined by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).

Hematology & Medical Oncology at Providence Medical Group

Our board-certified hematologists and medical oncologists work with St. Joseph Hospital’s Cancer Program, which has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, to offer the best in cancer care and treatment. From imaging to surgery to treatment, our comprehensive program is able to offer patients high-quality cancer care right here in our community.

At Providence Medical Group, we keep the patient at the center of every decision we make. This why our hematology and medical oncology specialists take a team approach to care, using the most advanced imaging and diagnostic equipment and techniques available, and employing state-of-the-art treatments to provide the best, individualized health care for each patient.

A Team Approach to Care

Our experts understand the importance of developing customized treatment plans that focus on the unique medical needs of each patient. Weekly conferences at St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka, and monthly conferences at Redwood Memorial Hospital allow our entire treatment team including surgeons, hematologists oncologists, pathologists, radiation and medical oncologists, and radiologists to review each case, discuss treatment options and contribute their expertise. These conferences ensure today’s most successful concepts in cancer treatment are evaluated and applied. Working as a team, our caring experts use the most advanced diagnostic tools and therapies available to treat cancer and to preserve healthy tissue.

Humboldt County, California

Set among redwood trees on the shore of the pristine Humboldt Bay, Eureka is a family-friendly enclave that offers daily flights to/from San Francisco and Los Angeles. The seat of Humboldt County (pop 150,000), Eureka is a designated California Cultural Site for its commitment to arts, culture, and historical preservation. Travel authority Lonely Planet named this seaside city its top recommended destination in 2018. If you love surfing, ocean kayaking, fishing, biking, and hiking, you’ll thrive here.

Humboldt County, located on the North Coast of California, offers a unique blend of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, and a strong sense of community. The area features stunning landscapes, including redwood forests and a rugged coastline, as well as plenty of activities such as hiking, fishing, and surfing. Humboldt County is known for the Cal Poly Humboldt University, its arts and culture scene, and sustainable living is encouraged due to the region’s agricultural heritage.

Providence Medical Group

Providence Medical Group is a premiere multi-specialty group, located within minutes of St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, California. PMG provides high quality care for Humboldt County and surrounding communities. Our regional group has nearly 500 physicians/APCs and a tradition of excellence that extends from routine care to leading-edge surgical procedures. The Humboldt market has 20+ clinics and specialties. Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka has served the community for more than 100 years and along with Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna is staffed by dedicated professionals who provide compassionate care to all.

Providence Health System

At Providence, we use our voice to advocate for vulnerable populations and needed reforms in health care. We are also pursuing innovative ways to transform health care by keeping people healthy and making our services more convenient, accessible, and affordable for all. In an increasingly uncertain world, we are committed to high-quality, compassionate health care for everyone – regardless of coverage or ability to pay. We help people and communities benefit from the best healthcare model for the future – today.

Together, our 117,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in 51 hospitals, 1,000 clinics, and a comprehensive range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.

As a comprehensive healthcare organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices, and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Delivering services across seven states, Providence is committed to touching millions of more lives and enhancing the health of the American West to transform care for the next generation and beyond.

Providence Health System – Facts & Statistics

How to Apply

Providence Health Systems has retained the services of Academic Med to assist with this strategically important physician recruitment effort. Please direct your applications, inquiries, or nominations to:
• Jim Hagood,
• Gentry Zacheis,

EEO Statement

Providence Medical Group is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Providence complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people, or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, or sexual orientation. Providence also provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, as well as free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

At Providence, our strength begins with understanding. We take time to see, hear, and value everyone who walks through our doors—patient or caregiver, family support person or volunteer. Working with us means that regardless of your role or goals, we’ll support you in your career, so you can bring your best to work every day and help our communities flourish for years to come.

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