| East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Department of Pediatrics and Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC), in conjunction with the Niswonger Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital seek a qualified Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist |
With a quality of life focus, ETSU’s Department of Pediatrics and MEAC management group are committed to the addition of a full-time Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist to the Tri-Cities St. Jude affiliate clinic at Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The position will be an ETSU clinical track faculty appointment contingent on MEAC funding. ETSU responsibilities include teaching of medical students and pediatric residents, and other academic pursuits. MEAC responsibilities include performing routine and customary care of the inpatient and outpatient Pediatric Hematology/Oncology patients and a clinical practice that consists of approximately 60% general hematology cases and 40% general oncology cases. The candidate must be BC/BE in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at time of hire. ETSU/Niswonger St. Jude’s Affiliate is one of 8 clinics in a network of pediatric hematology-oncology clinics, hospitals and universities united to extend the mission of St. Jude. The physicians and staff at these sites work in collaboration with St. Jude staff to deliver protocol-related care to pediatric hematology and oncology patients. Our growing affiliate clinic currently sees 30-40 new oncology patients per year. ETSU is home to the Quillen College of Medicine with 72 medical students per class and has a vibrant pediatric residency program providing opportunities for the candidate to be involved in medical education and clinical research both locally and in collaboration with St. Jude’s investigators. The successful candidate will join our Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist, in addition to a nurse practitioner who functions as a physician extender. The Niswonger Children’s Hospital is a 68 bed facility dedicated to caring for infants, children, and adolescents in NE Tennessee and SW Virginia. The hospital offers the region’s most comprehensive and experienced child health programs as well as the Regional NICU, a 10-bed PICU staffed with 3 full-time intensivists, a fully staffed Pediatric Hospitalist program with 24/7 coverage and an active Pediatric Emergency Department for urgent medical needs. The hospital has also joined with Shriner’s Hospital for Children with a brand new Orthopaedics clinic. Johnson City, with a population of 63,100, is a family-oriented, multicultural community with excellent schools, dining and entertainment. Johnson City is ranked the #14 "Best Small Place for Business and Careers" in the USA by Forbes. We have comfortable climate with all four seasons and beautiful views of several mountain ranges. Johnson City is nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains with an abundance of activities both inside and out. The successful Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist candidate will be employed by ETSU Quillen College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, which provides the benefit of opportunities and resources at East Tennessee State University, a university of 17,000 students, as well as the opportunity to obtain an adjunct faculty position at St. Jude. For more information, please contact David Wood, MD, MPH at 423-439-6222 or email: email@example.com. Interested candidates must apply through the following link: https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/8376
ETSU is an AA/EOE employer.