The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), a 550+ bed institution, is currently seeking full-time Staff Physician/Hospitalists for our inpatient Oncology Unit or our Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit.
Applicants are not required to be pediatric hematology/oncology trained and no oncology background is required. General pediatric trained or internal medicine-pediatrics trained physicians are welcome. Training and education for this position is provided. Hospitalists help provide supportive care to pediatric and young adult patients admitted to the inpatient units.
They work in conjunction with the attending oncology or BMT physician providing the patient’s day to day care and management of complex and acutely ill patients. Hospitalists work in the context of a multidisciplinary team with nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, care managers, child life, PT/OT and nursing.
The Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency Program at CCHMC is a national and international leader in innovative uses of blood and marrow transplantation. In the twenty+ year history of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Cincinnati Children’s, over 1500 transplants have been performed, including the nation’s first successful blood and marrow transplant performed as treatment for sickle cell anemia and for autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome. Research has led to the successful treatment of Fanconi anemia, as well as increased success with alternative donor transplants. The BMT program is a leader in transplantation for immunodeficiency and histiocytic disorders. There is a strong partnership between the BMT Program and other programs at Cincinnati Children’s such as those in the Cancer Center, Immunodeficiencies Program, and Histiocytosis Program. The growth of the BMT program continues with expansion within the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute. The BMT Division at Cincinnati Children’s is under the direction of Stella Davies, MD, Ph.D.
The Oncology Program in the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute at CCHMC is an international leader. Our primary objective is to improve the lives and potentially provide a cure for children and adolescents with cancer, blood, and immune disorders. This mission is achieved by offering compassionate, state of the art clinical care to patients and their families; advancing our understanding of these diseases through basic and translational research; and educating future health care providers and leaders in the field. The Oncology Division at Cincinnati Children’s is under the direction of John Perentesis, M.D.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is a leading medical research and teaching hospital consistently ranking among the top three pediatric hospitals in the nation. We are also the second-highest ranking recipient of research grants from the National Institutes of Health among pediatric institutions. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is among the three best children’s hospitals in the United States overall according to U.S. News and World Report.
Work Schedules will include day and night shifts in addition to weekend and holiday rotations. Cincinnati Children’s offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, generous PTO allowance, and relocation assistance. If you are interested in learning more, please email cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Ohio Medical License required.