St Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a private, not-for-profit institution that is internationally recognized for its commitment to performing cutting edge research and providing state of the art clinical services, with the goal of improving outcomes for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer center to be given Comprehensive Cancer Center status by the National Cancer Institute, and in 2017 was named the nation’s number 1 pediatric cancer hospital by US News & World Report.
We are seeking a highly motivated clinical faculty-level physician with training and experience in pediatric hematology and oncology and a strong interest in quality improvement. The faculty member will be housed in the Department of Oncology, dedicated to the evaluation and care of childhood cancer patients and hematology patients in the St. Jude Affiliate Clinics.
Under the supervision of the medical director, the faculty member will attend in the St. Jude Affiliate Clinics. This faculty member will be responsible for working with the nursing staff, advanced level practitioners, hematology-oncology physicians, and primary and subspecialty physicians to ensure quality clinical care for pediatric hematology and oncology patients. Additionally, the faculty member will also have the opportunity to collaborate in quality improvement and evidence-based projects in the St. Jude Affiliate network.
The clinical faculty member will experience the benefits of working in an environment where patient care and treatment are prioritized above all else. This is a remarkable opportunity to be part of a collaborative, positive workplace where all employees, regardless of their role, share the same commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. St. Jude is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” and is No. 9 on the 2018 Glassdoor “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees.
This position is based in Memphis, TN however travel to Affiliate Clinics is required with appropriate reimbursement for travel costs. Memphis is a family-friendly metropolitan area recognized for its world-class music, food, and hospitality. Cost of living is one of the biggest attractions; in fact, Money listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. Mild winters and beautiful green spaces are part of the reasons why Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work.
Board certification with MOC in good standing in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology required.
Current signed and dated CV.
Completed and signed orientation checklist within 3 months of hire.
Human Subjects Protection Training/CITI program module 1 completed within 3 months of hire date as required by Office of Human Research Protections.
Experience in pediatric hematology/oncology required.
Unrestricted medical license to practice in the State required.
Other Required Credentials
Current copy of Medical License
Current copy of Hematology /Oncology Certification
Current signed and dated CV
Statement of Investigator (FDA 1572)
Current DEA certification
Current hospital credentialing documentation
Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) before starting and at all times while providing patient care
Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (PALS) before starting and at all times while providing patient care (as required by institutional policy)
Current human subjects protection training/CITI program module 1 renewed every 3 years as required by Office of Human Research Protections
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Jude does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, genetic information, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, veteran’s status or disabled veteran’s status with respect to employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment. St. Jude engages in affirmative action to increase employment opportunities for minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.