The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) is seeking a board certified/eligible Transfusion Medicine physician to join a group of two physicians in Transfusion Medicine and Apheresis with planned start date between February and July 2022. The Transfusion Medicine physician would join 13 faculty members in the rapidly expanding Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
The successful candidate will serve as clinical attending on a busy Pediatric Apheresis Service, Transfusion Service, and Coagulation Service. Clinical duties include support of a blood bank that performs a full range of immunohematology testing and dispenses 13,000 blood products per year, a therapeutic apheresis and phlebotomy service with 650 cases/year, and a coagulation service. The apheresis service includes cell collection for hematopoietic progenitors, lymphocytes for CAR-T and DLI, extracorporeal photopheresis, plasma exchange, red cell exchange, therapeutic cytapheresis, and LDL apheresis.
There are opportunities for medical directorships, program development, research, education, and other pathology practice commensurate with experience and interest in a rapidly growing program. Faculty appointments with the University of Arizona-Phoenix College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, and Creighton University School of Medicine are encouraged. Rank is dependent on the candidate’s qualifications.
Successful candidates will be BC/BE in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine, with primary training in Clinical Pathology (preferred), Pediatrics, or Hematology/Oncology. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with team members, physicians, clinical lab scientists, nurses, caregivers, and the leadership teams to advance patient care and hospital mission are required. Qualifications include licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Arizona.
About Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Nationally recognized as a premier destination for pediatric medical care, research, and medical education, PCH provides care to the fourth largest pediatric market in the 5th largest city in the United States, serving the Phoenix/Scottsdale/Tempe metropolis. The PCH healthcare system is rapidly growing to facilitate patient access including multiple ambulatory buildings, and scheduled opening of satellite hospitals throughout the county.
Phoenix Children’s main hospital campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, is a full-service, freestanding, tertiary medical center, offering 433 licensed beds, 72 of which are dedicated to pediatric and cardiac intensive care and 33 of which are NICU. We expect over 650 beds in the PCH Healthcare system by end of 2024. Our main campus features the state’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, treating about 2,650 patients annually, and a full range of specialty services, including orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiovascular, and oncology/hematology. Phoenix Children’s is a staff of over 4,500, with more than 500 employed physician/advanced practice providers. Additionally, 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 2020-21. 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.
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Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.
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