The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, seeks a full time, board certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist with 2-5 years of post-fellowship experience in neuro-oncology to join the existing division of eighteen faculty, 6 fellows and 12 advanced practice providers. We are seeking a qualified candidate with experience and interest in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with central nervous system malignancies, who also has some experience in the design and conduct of early phase clinical trials. Responsibilities will include clinical care, teaching, and participation in clinical and translational 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 neuro-oncology patients.
Our Center is the major referral center for children with cancer in the Southwestern region and we see approximately 60 - 70 new patients with CNS malignancies per year. The pediatric Neuro-oncology section works closely with neuro-surgeons and clinicians in the Barrow Neurological Institute, research laboratories at the University of Arizona, as well as our integrated team of neuro-oncology providers. We host a weekly multidisciplinary pediatric brain tumor board and are establishing a Precision Oncology Program for pediatric neuro-oncology patients. The ideal candidate can participate in the design and initiation of this program. The successful candidate must be board certified in pediatric hematology-oncology and have had fellowship training in neuro-oncology. Applicants should have the ability to work with teams on patient focused, division-centric, and hospital wide initiatives. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a 331 bed facility that provides comprehensive tertiary and quaternary care, and serves patients from the Southwest, the US and all over the world. With 18 clinic rooms, a 21 bay Ambulatory Infusion Center and 46 bed inpatient unit, our oncology services include comprehensive, family centered care focusing on the clinical and psycho-social needs of the child.
To apply, interested applications must submit a CV, with cover letter to our leadership. Letters of reference may be requested. Please direct questions and applications to the following:
Cynthia Wetmore, MD, Ph.D
Division Chief, Hematology Oncology
Director Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Raye Jean Becker
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: ASPHONO
About Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has provided hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children
since it was born in 1983, and it has grown to become one of the largest children’s hospitals
in the country and it is Arizona’s only hospital dedicated to children. The hospital is home to
the state’s largest group of pediatric specialists and sub-specialists providing the best care
to the sickest kids. Phoenix Children’s continues to evolve its world-class care and is working
with leading local and national research partners to uncover new breakthroughs in pediatric
medicine. With a Medical Staff of nearly 1,000 pediatric specialists, Phoenix Children’s
provides inpatient, outpatient, trauma and emergency care across more than 70 pediatric
subspecialties, the most comprehensive pediatric care available in the state. The Hospital’s
six Centers of Excellence include Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s
Hospital; Phoenix Children’s Heart Center; Center for Pediatric Orthopedics; Center for
Cancer and Blood Disorders; Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Neonatal Intensive Care
and these have grown in size and expertise since its inception.