Blank Children’s Hospital is actively recruiting a BC/BE Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist to join an established practice of four pediatric hematologist oncologists in Des Moines, Iowa. Blank Children's is a full NCORP member of COG.
Blank Children’s Hospital is located in the heart of Des Moines. It is one of only two hospitals in Iowa treating children with cancer and blood disorders. The Blank Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center (BCBDC) provides comprehensive and coordinated medical care by an interdisciplinary team of pediatric specialists. Blank Children’s Hospital is a full service tertiary care hospital with an ACGME certified pediatric residency program.
The selected candidate will be responsible for the expansion of the neuro-oncology services at our center. With the arrival of an experienced pediatric neurosurgeon, we are uniquely positioned to grow in this area. The candidate should expect their responsibilities to include management of both the oncology and hematology populations in the clinic, infusion and hospital settings. The candidate will be actively involved in teaching both residents and medical students and community outreach education.
Des Moines has been designated the #1 Best Affordable Place to Live (U.S. News & World Report, 2017 ) and Top 5 Best Place for Business and Careers (Forbes, 2017 ). With awards for excellence in school systems, low crime rates, and stable economy, it is no wonder Greater Des Moines (DSM) is one of the fastest-growing metros in the country. Iowa consistently ranks in the top five states nationally for statewide average scores on college entry exam and boasts more than 22 higher education institutions. In addition, Des Moines is home to a vibrant downtown, diverse dining experiences, lively arts scene, and professional and collegiate athletics.
Fellowship trained in pediatric hematology/oncology with either a neuro-oncology fellowship or strong background in neuro-oncology.
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