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SGMC Retains B.E. Smith in Search for Director of Cancer Care

June 17, 2019

Drive results and develop strategy for the oncology service line as the Director of Cancer Care with South Georgia Medical Center.

The Director of Cancer Care at Pearlman Cancer Center, part of South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC), provides service for the medical oncology clinic and infusion, the radiation oncology clinic and treatment, and the non-oncology infusion clinic.

This leader will lead the development and implementation of the strategic and operational plans for the service line, establish aggressive quality, service, and growth results, develop and review the annual budget, participate in various leadership initiatives throughout the organization, and facilitate human resource acquisition and retention.


  • Bachelor's degree and five to seven years of progressive leadership experience required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Background in Oncology Service Line leadership and development; well-developed clinical, organizational, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills are required for this position.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission, ACR, and ACOS standards.

You can find the complete job posting for South Georgia Medical Center’s Director of Cancer Care on the B.E. Smith website. 

The Organization

SGMC, a not-for-profit medical system with 418 beds, 300 affiliated physicians, and 2,600 employees, is dedicated to being the leader in improving the health, wellness and quality of life in the community. SGMC is located in Valdosta, Georgia and serves 380,000 residents across a 15-county service area.

The Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center provides patients needing cancer treatments in the area with affiliated oncologists and staff committed to providing timely, efficient, and effective cancer care. The facility offers some of the latest in cancer-fighting treatment options, which include radiation therapy, advanced chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and brachytherapy.

Valdosta, Georgia, is a key manufacturing center and shipping point in the South, relying on its rich agriculture and growing economy. 

Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith is the trusted partner in Interim Leadership and Executive Search solutions for organizations and healthcare professionals across the healthcare continuum. Exclusive to the healthcare industry, our personalized placement methodology best matches professionals to organizations enabling them to improve clinical, financial, and operational performance. Since 2000, B.E. Smith has supported more than 6,000 leaders advance their careers.

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