Organization: Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics at Seattle Children’s Hospital/University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting one full-time academic pediatric hematologist to join our Pediatric Hematology team. The position may be Assistant Professor without tenure or Associate Professor without tenure commensurate with experience.
The successful applicant will have a special focus in Hematology, spend seventy-five (75%) of his/her time in clinical care and will have sufficient clinical expertise to function as or develop into a clinical leader in Hematology, within our Cancer and Blood Disorders Program, and the hospital. The division/department especially welcomes applicants with interest and/or experience in quality improvement and clinical program development. Clinical duties will be flexible and include up to 4-5 half day/week outpatient Hematology clinics as well as the possibility of outreach clinics. Inpatient attending responsibilities are limited to Hematology consultations, and to serving as a Hematology Resource attending to other members of the Cancer and Blood Disorders clinical team. This position requires a strong commitment to teaching and education; our highly competitive resident and hematology/oncology fellowship training programs offer a breadth of teaching opportunities.
Seattle Children’s serves as a tertiary referral center, with referrals from Washington, Alaska, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. The hospital recently had a significant expansion including a state of the art 48-bed inpatient cancer care unit and plans for construction of a major new ambulatory center are approved.
The successful applicant will be a board-eligible or board-certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist (MD, DO or foreign equivalent required).
The applicant should have a record as an outstanding clinician and strong teacher, with excellent interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will have sufficient expertise to function as or develop into a national leader for the treatment of children with hematologic disorders.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H1-B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMCL), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.