Staff Physician Pediatric Oncology Hospitalist – Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and BMT
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Provider Recruitment
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 656268
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s seeks a full time, board-certified or board-eligible pediatric hematologist/oncologist. The candidate will be joining our vibrant and growing division as an attending oncology hospitalist in the Section of Oncology Hospitalist Medicine. Our pediatric oncology hospitalists cover daytime and overnight hospitalist shifts and perform procedures for inpatients. Staff members are actively involved in clinical, research and educational projects. Academic appointments are through the University of Arizona-College of Medicine Phoenix, Mayo Clinic Arizona, and Creighton University.
Position Summary and General Responsibilities:
Primary daytime clinical responsibilities include overseeing medical management of patients admitted for chemotherapy administration alongside a comprehensive team consisting of advance practice providers, dietician, and a chemotherapy pharmacist. The hospitalist will also perform routine procedures, such as bone marrow aspirates, biopsies, and lumbar punctures. During overnight rotations, our hospitalist attendings care for all patients admitted to the inpatient services (hematology, oncology, chemotherapy, BMT), addressing all patient care questions and clinical concerns, including new admissions, transfers, and urgent consults. Our hospitalists oversee and staff pediatric residents for all admitted patients and new admissions. The hospitalist will be available for clinical instruction and discussion with resident and fellow trainees as well as inpatient nursing staff.
About Our Program:
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital sees on average over 370 new oncology patients per year and has additional active clinical and laboratory research programs in oncology, neuro-oncology, survivorship, hemophilia, and phase I/phase II investigational drug development. Our ACGME approved fellowship program in pediatric hematology/oncology is approved for 3 fellows/year and has affiliations with the Mayo Clinic, the Arizona Cancer Center, and the University of Arizona. CCBD is a designated Center of Excellence at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, with two satellite locations, 24 attending physicians, 9 fellows, 15 advanced practice providers and large dedicated support staff including social workers, nutritionists, child life specialists, psychologist, and mental health therapists. PCH is one of the largest free-standing pediatric hospitals in the nation with 457 licensed beds. We are a comprehensive tertiary and quaternary care center that also serves as a primary pediatric teaching facility for medical students from the University of Arizona, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Creighton University.
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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