The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital seeks a full time, board eligible/board certified Adult Hematologist or Med/Peds Hematologist to co-lead the Hematology Transitioning Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Our institution has one of the largest pediatric hematology programs in the nation, and we continue to experience rapid growth.
We are looking for an individual with a clinical focus on benign hematology, and experience and specific interest in the care of adolescents and adults with hemoglobinopathies. We have a growing adult population of patients primarily with sickle cell anemia and thalassemia but also other congenital anemias/bone marrow failures including but not limited to Diamond-Blackfan anemia, sideroblastic anemia, and Fanconi anemia.
We seek to expand care options for these patients in our region by broadening our active transitioning program to provide care and services beyond the typical age range for a primarily pediatric healthcare system.
Experience in clinical research and programmatic development is of particular importance, as the applicant will play a critical and leading role in further expand and develop the program. We currently treat patients of all ages at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. We are allowed to care for them throughout their lifespan.
General responsibilities include clinical care, teaching, and participation in clinical 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 participate in inpatient and outpatient management of hematology patients.
The physician will join a pediatric hematology/oncology division of 19 faculty, 7 fellows and 11 advanced practice providers. Our Center is the major referral center in the Southwestern region with approximately 1500 new hematology patients per year. We currently have a large hematology patient population with close to 550 congenital bleeding disorder patients followed at our federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center, over 325 sickle cell/thalassemia patients, and close to 150 new thrombosis patients per year. We currently have multi-disciplinary clinics for hemophilia and other congenital bleeding disorders, immunohematology, neurovascular diseases, sickle cell/thalassemia, and other chronically transfused patients with various diagnoses including bone marrow failure and RBC enzyme deficiencies. The hematology team is a multidisciplinary team, committed to providing state-of-the-art care to the patients of the Southwest. We also have active clinical and laboratory research programs, and multiple open clinical trials.
The successful candidate must be board-eligible or board-certified in internal medicine or medicine/pediatrics with sub-specialization in hematology or hematology/oncology. Applicants must be able to work with teams on patient focused, division-centric, and hospital wide initiatives. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Opportunity exists for academic affiliations with Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, and Creighton University School of Medicine.
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.