Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s Hospital is seeking a Pediatric and Perinatal Pathologist to join the professional staff of the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
The ideal candidate must have well-rounded experience in pediatric surgical pathology and autopsy pathology, with special interest in placental, fetal, and neonatal pathology. Additional expertise in cardiac pathology is desirable, but not required. The candidate must have motivation to build a Perinatal Pathology service, including developing strong working relationships with our growing Phoenix Children’s Neonatology division, Fetal Cardiology team, Fetal Diagnostic Imaging specialists, and our Fetal Care Network. The ideal candidate will cultivate partnerships with obstetric and maternofetal medicine groups in the community, including our neighboring adult hospitals in the Dignity Health system. Protected time for medicolegal consultation is also possible.
The Pediatric and Perinatal Pathologist will become a member of the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and will report to the Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The candidate must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric Pathology, and will join a growing team of 14 physicians and scientists, including 8 anatomic pathologists. Professionalism, leadership, interpersonal communication skills, and adaptability are essential. Active involvement in resident, fellow and medical student teaching through affiliated programs is expected. Academic appointments are strongly encouraged through our relationships with University of Arizona-Phoenix College of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, and Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished Perinatal Pathologist with excellence in diagnostic skills, teaching ability, and a record of scholarship. Leadership opportunities in Anatomic Pathology or Biorepository are available for the right candidate.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital main campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, is a full-service, freestanding, tertiary medical center with 433 licensed beds, 72 of which are dedicated to intensive care and 33 of which are NICU. We are a rapidly growing healthcare system, soon expanding to 610 licensed beds, making it one of the largest in the country. A second community hospital is opening in 2022, including a level III NICU, and third community hospital is expected in 2023. Our healthcare system includes: the state’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, treating about 2,650 patients annually; a state-of-the-art motion analysis lab; a full-range of specialty services, including orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiovascular services, neonatology, and cancer and blood disorders; and a depth of high acuity specialties including heart, liver, kidney, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, an active emergency department, and neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.
Phoenix Children’s is a teaching hospital, leading the way for the next generation of pediatric providers through residency programs and fellowships, and is actively involved in clinical research, dedicating $10 million annually to support research activities.
Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by US News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking in all 10 specialties in 2019-2020. Phoenix Children’s also consistently ranks on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare and was named the 2018 Exceptional Innovator and Business of the Year by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.