Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist Neuro-Oncology

Company/Institution: Phoenix Children's
Department: Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA
Degree Requirements: MD, DO Salary: Not available
Job Type: Patient Care, Research Posted: June 25, 2023
Job Setting: Hospital/Clinical Facility Application Period: March 6-August 31, 2024

Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist Neuro-Oncology

The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant at Phoenix Children’s seeks a full-time, board-certified or board-eligible pediatric hematologist/oncologist to join our vibrant and growing division as an attending physician in the Neuro-Oncology Section. 

Position Summary and General Responsibilities

Responsibilities include clinical care, teaching, and participation in clinical or clinical-translational research. The candidate will be an integral and interactive member of our division and the section of Neuro-Oncology. While the clinical and academic focus of physicians in this section is mostly on CNS tumors, our providers also care for patients with liquid tumors and occasionally benign blood disorders in the inpatient setting. Our physicians oversee, and staff pediatric residents and fellows in the inpatient and outpatient settings and actively participate in the clinical instruction of medical students and other learners.  Our staff members actively participate in clinical and laboratory research and educational projects. Academic appointments are through the University of Arizona-College of Medicine Phoenix, Mayo Clinic Arizona, and Creighton University. 

About Our Center and Neuro-Oncology Section:

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a major referral center for children with cancer in the Southwest region, and we see an average of 370 new oncology patients per year. We have active clinical and laboratory research programs in oncology, neuro-oncology, survivorship, hemophilia, and phase I/phase II investigational drug development. CCBD is an active member of COG, POETIC, TACL, Histiocyte Society, and NACHO, offering consortia trials, phase I and II industry-sponsored studies, and investigator-initiated trials. Our ACGME-approved fellowship program in pediatric hematology/oncology is approved for three fellows/year. We also offer a one-year specialty fellowship in Bone Marrow Transplant.

The Neuro-Oncology Section sees approximately 90 new patients annually. Our physicians work closely with neuro-surgeons in the Barrow Neurological Institute and radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic Arizona. Our Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation department provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary in, and outpatient care for patients suffering from brain tumor-related sequelae. We have a dedicated pediatric neuropathologist with expertise in molecular methods. We collaborate on research initiatives with investigators at the University of Arizona and TGen. We host a weekly multidisciplinary tumor board focused on management of children with newly diagnosed and relapsed CNS tumors. 

CCBD is a designated Center of Excellence at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, with two satellite locations, 24 attending physicians, nine fellows, 14 advanced practice providers, and a large number of dedicated support staff, including social workers, nutritionists, child life specialists, psychologists, mental health therapists, CRAs and research nurses. 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. Phoenix Children’s is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits in a setting that supports individual and professional growth. 

Community Information:

The Greater Phoenix Area is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States, with the desirable combination of a strong economy, low cost of living, and high quality of life. Phoenix has the most land dedicated to parks and preserves of any other major city in the nation. Due to its natural environment and climate, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy walking, running, hiking, biking, golfing, or other outdoor activities year-round. In addition, Phoenix offers outstanding theater, museum, shopping, dining, top-ranked public and private, and charter schooling options.

This position offers competitive compensation, and excellent benefits, including employer retirement contribution, generous vacation/meeting time, CME funds, health and dental benefits, disability, and life insurance.

How to Initiate an Application:

Candidates are kindly asked to submit a CV and cover letter to Raye Jean Becker, Physician Talent Acquisition Partner at Phoenix Children’s. Letters of reference may be requested.

Raye Jean Becker

Physician Talent Acquisition Partner

Phoenix Children's Hospital

rbecker@phoenixchildrens.com

(O) (602)933-1101 - (C) (319)290-2906

 

Phoenix Children’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

Raye Jean Becker
1919 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016 USA
rbecker@phoenixchildrens.com

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