The Hematology/Oncology program at Connecticut Children's, is a multidisciplinary team of uniquely qualified, compassionate professionals. We are dedicated to providing the best possible comprehensive quality care, to children afflicted with cancer and disorders of the blood.
Providing a friendly, efficient and family centered manner within a safe, positive and supportive environment. We provide, diagnosis and management services for children with all forms of cancer including: leukemia, lymphoma, brain tumors, and all solid tumors, as well as hematological disorders including sickle cell disease, anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, immune disorders, bleeding disorders and thrombotic disorders.
We work closely with our colleagues in other divisions including Pediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and medical subspecialties; to provide state-of-the-art comprehensive care for our patients. Striving to optimize each child's potential and well- being, while maximizing family functioning and participation in the care of the child. We approach each child and family recognizing his or her unique physical, emotional, developmental, spiritual and cultural strengths, and challenges.
The Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist position is located in Hartford, CT.
The Neuro-Oncologist will be responsible for enhancing interdisciplinary care within Hematology and Oncology while ensuring a quality, evidence-based, multi-disciplinary continuous care for patients.
This role is a highly collaborative one and will involve interacting with a multi/interdisciplinary team, including other oncologists, nurses, advanced practitioners, radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons.
The Neuro-Oncologist will also participate in general hematology and oncology care, including as part of rotations as the Inpatient Attending, and also with periodic clinic coverage.
This position will engage in the training of residents and fellows along with performing research related responsibilities to include scholarly work through peer-reviewed publications, meeting presentations and clinical trial participation.
Diagnoses and treats patients with brain tumors and other types of tumors of the nervous system.
Conducts thorough medical histories and performs complete physical examinations.
Initiates appropriate lab, radiology tests or other special tests required for evaluation of illness, and scrutinizes lab data on new and former clinic patients and hospital admissions to establish a record of the patient's current health status and to develop a working diagnosis and treatment plan.
Provides education, consultation or intervention to patients/family members regarding the disease, treatments, related drug and treatment side effects and hazards.
Works collaboratively with patients to improve their health and well-being.
Participates in interdisciplinary and clinical rounds.
Provide education to student, residents and fellows.
Connecticut Children’s is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children’s hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation, we foster a patient- and family-centered environment with a focus on research, education and advocacy.
Connecticut Children’s serves as the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the UConn School of Medicine, has a teaching partnership with the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a research partner of The Jackson Laboratory.
Connecticut Children’s welcomes, cares for and protects all children who walk through our doors. We are an institution of acceptance and compassion regardless of nationality or immigration status.
The history of Connecticut Children’s spans more than 100 years. Founded as a 10-bed hospital for children who suffered incurable conditions like cerebral palsy, spina bifida and polio, Connecticut Children’s is now one of only two freestanding children’s hospitals in New England and the only freestanding children’s hospital in Connecticut.
With a medical staff of more than 1,000 practicing... in more than 30 specialties, Connecticut Children’s is a tertiary referral center that provides outstanding care to children of all ages affected by a wide range of conditions.
Our Not-For-Profit Status
Connecticut Children’s is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. As a not-for-profit organization, all of our stakeholders benefit from Connecticut Children’s accomplishments.
•Children across the state benefit from our support for community initiatives to keep children safer and healthier.
• Academic medical professionals are supported in their pursuit of discovery through research.
•Community-based pediatric health care providers receive the guidance and support they need from our multi-specialty experts.
All of Connecticut Children’s resources are put towards supporting our mission to improve the physical and emotional health of all children.