The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) is seeking a board certified/eligible Director of Transfusion Medicine to join a group of two physicians in Transfusion Medicine and Apheresis, and a group of 13 faculty members in the rapidly expanding Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The successful candidate will serve as a program leader and clinical attending for Transfusion Services, Apheresis and Coagulation. Clinical duties include support of a blood bank that performs a full range of immunohematology testing and dispenses 13,000 blood products per year, a therapeutic apheresis and phlebotomy service with 650 cases/year, and a coagulation service. The apheresis service includes cell collection for hematopoietic progenitors, lymphocytes for CAR-T and DLI, extracorporeal photopheresis, plasma exchange, red cell exchange, therapeutic cytapheresis, and LDL apheresis. There are opportunities for research, education, and other pathology practice commensurate with experience and interest in a rapidly growing program. Faculty appointments with the University of Arizona-Phoenix College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, and Creighton University School of Medicine are encouraged. Rank is dependent on the candidate’s qualifications. Successful candidates will be BC/BE in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine, with primary training in Clinical Pathology (preferred), Pediatrics, or Hematology/Oncology. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with team members, physicians, clinical lab scientists, nurses, caregivers, and the leadership teams to advance patient care and hospital mission are required. Qualifications include licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Arizona.
The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.
MD or DO degree. (Required)
Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. (Required)
Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty. (Required)
The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. (Required)
The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. (Required)
The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. (Required)
The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. (Required)
The ability to work well under pressure. (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.
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