The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Phoenix Children’s seeks a full time, board eligible/certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist to join the Liquid Tumor Section. The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders has 22 faculty, 8 fellows and 13 advanced practice providers. We are seeking a qualified candidate with experience and interest in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies, who also has interest in the design and conduct of early phase clinical trials. Responsibilities will include excellence in clinical care, teaching, and participation in clinical and translational research. The candidate will be an integral and interactive member of the Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and will participate in inpatient and outpatient management of oncology patients. Our Center is the major referral center for children with cancer in the Southwestern region and we see approximately 375 new patients with hematologic malignancies per year. The pediatric leukemia and lymphoma section works closely with other clinicians at Phoenix Children’s , research laboratories at the University of Arizona, as well as our integrated team of hematology/oncology providers. The Leukemia section works closely with our BMT group, which performed over 40 transplants in the past year. We host a weekly multidisciplinary pediatric hematologic malignancy tumor board and are establishing a Precision Oncology Program for pediatric oncology patients. The ideal candidate can participate in the design and initiation of this and other programs. The successful candidate must be board eligible/certified in pediatric hematology-oncology and have had fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology. Applicants should have the ability to work with teams on patient focused, division-centric, and hospital wide initiatives. Academic appointments are through Mayo Clinic Arizona and the University of Arizona-College of Medicine, Phoenix.
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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