The Medicus Firm has 8 physician jobs in Medical Oncology with salaries ranging from $485,000 to $600,000
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The current average salary for a Medical Oncologist is $308,333, which comes out to around $148 per hour. Your salary will vary based on your location, skillset, and years of experience. With that being said, the highest-paying states for Oncology, in general, are as follows (in ascending order): Delaware, Virginia, New York, Maryland, and Washington. The average salaries in these states range from $361,332, in Delaware, to $387,401, in Washington. This profession is expected to grow by about 4% by the year 2030.
Working in Medical Oncology has benefits such as advancing the medical field, working in a high-demand and respected career, receiving above-average compensation, building relationships with patients, and making a significant difference in people’s lives.
Medical Oncologists should be passionate, have a good bedside manner, have strong communication skills, leadership skills, and the ability to work on a team.
As the primary healthcare provider for cancer patients, you can expect to coordinate treatment plans, lead a cancer treatment team consisting of various healthcare professionals, assist patients with pain management, and treat patients using radiation therapy.
Medical Oncologists work in doctors’ offices, medical and surgical hospitals, federal agencies, academic settings, and outpatient care centers.
The road to becoming a physician is long, but some physicians choose to participate in CME, or continuing medical education after completing their education requirements. You can find CME resources either from Oncologist-specific organizations or from websites dedicated to helping physicians find CME resources. Some CME resources that you may find are live or virtual conferences, webinars, videos, podcasts, or live or virtual courses. These resources can be discovered using the following organizations: Mayo Clinic, CMEList, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Cancer Therapy Advisor, freeCME, and myCME.
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