Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders seeks a Director of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation. What We're Looking for: •Several years of experience in the clinical care of pediatric stem cell transplant patients •Prior experience with academic leadership •Active research program with track record of obtaining external funding. Highlights of the Position: •Oversight for the Clinical and Quality programs in BMT at PCH •Participation in collaborative efforts with the adult BMT program at Mayo Clinic •Shared inpatient and night call responsibilities on the BMT service •Development of a translational and/or laboratory research program in a field relevant to stem cell transplantation. •Teaching responsibilities may include medical students from the University of Arizona and Mayo Medical School, as well as Phoenix Children’s residents and Hem/Onc fellows. About the Program: The pediatric BMT Program is jointly FACT accredited with the adult BMT program at Mayo Clinic Arizona and has been operational since 2003. •Clinical pediatric care is provided at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in a state of the art facility opened in 2009. •Combined Mayo Clinic adult and PCH pediatric BMT program has 10 allogeneic transplant faculty members, with four faculty members currently in Pediatrics. •Program currently performs approximately 40- 45 transplants annually & manages an additional 10-15 CAR-T pre-B-cell ALL patients. •Excellent survival rates, with the program receiving a +1 rating from the CIBMTR for the outcomes reported in Jan 2019. •The pediatric BMT program is a COG approved transplant site •The research focus of the BMT Program includes acute leukemia, myeloproliferative disorders, transplant for hemoglobinopathies and immune deficiencies, chronic GVHD, survivorship and cellular therapies.
The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.
- Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
- Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
- Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
- Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
- Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Patient Care Services
- 1)Provide patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged, including but not limited to:
- a)Provide direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis
- b)Provide subspecialty consultations and follow-up.
- c)Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures
- d)Provide these services for urgent/ emergent care as necessary
- 2)Strive to achieve the best patient and family centered care
- 3)Support Hospital’s patient satisfaction goals as well as division’s specific targets
- 4)Support and adhere to divisional patient safety and quality of care standards
- 5)Practices Contemporary Evidence based medicine or latest experience based medicine
- 1)Establish and demonstrate effort to achieve annual physician goals and objectives (e.g. individual, division, hospital)
- 2)Support the medical education programs and activities of the Division, including but not limited to:
- a)Provide direct supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services when applicable
- b)Conduct teaching rounds, lectures and conference for trainees
- c)Participate in the teaching and supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals assigned to the division
- d)Participate in the postgraduate continuing educational activities of the division
- 3)Support the research endeavors of the division including the research initiatives by other members of the division
- 4)Support programmatic growth of division
- 5)Support satellite efforts of division when appropriate
- 1)Treat colleagues, PCH employees and customers with courtesy, dignity and respect
- 2)Promote safe, cooperative and professional health care environment
- 3)Support PCH mission, vision and values, including family centered care, excellence in clinical care, leadership, collaboration, and accountability
- 1)Physician shall support the Division Chief in his/her role as liaison to the professional community and general public as requested by the Division Chief
- 2)Physician may conduct teaching rounds or conferences outside of PCH, particularly if these activities support divisional clinical and teaching programs/ initiatives.
- 3)Physician shall represent PCH in the medical and business communities and before the general public in a professional manner
- 4)The following physical and mental skills are essential to the physician’s ability to successfully perform the foregoing duties and responsibilities:
- a)The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices
- b)The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed
- c)The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.