The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) is seeking a new staff physician for Transfusion Medicine and Apheresis. Nationally recognized as a premier destination for pediatric medical care, research, and medical education, Phoenix Children’s provides care to the fourth largest pediatric market in the United States. PCH healthcare system is rapidly growing, with planned addition of 2 additional community hospitals in the next 3 years, including expansion of neonatal care. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is also rapidly growing, and seeks an individual to serve on a transfusion medicine team with clinical responsibilities in blood bank and apheresis. Leadership opportunity exists for the right candidate, as we continue to expand our services. Clinical duties include consultation in the area of blood banking, transfusion medicine, coagulation and therapeutic apheresis. The scope of apheresis services consists of collections for stem cells and immune effector cells, extracorporeal photopheresis, plasma exchange, red cell exchange, therapeutic cytapheresis, LDL apheresis and therapeutic phlebotomy. The apheresis program performs on average 650 procedures annually. The transfusion service dispenses over 13,000 products annually to support over 1200 medical staff members providing complex inpatient and outpatient medical care in over 55 pediatric specialties and subspecialties, including support of red cell exchange and hemoglobinopathy clinics. Service and teaching responsibilities will be shared with two other full-time transfusion medicine and apheresis physicians. There is opportunity for participation in research trials and other scholarship. Academic appointments at the University of Arizona College of Medicine at Phoenix is strongly encouraged as a significant portion of time will be dedicated to teaching activities for fellows, residents and students. Additional academic appointments at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Creighton University School of Medicine in Phoenix are available. Successful candidates will be BC/BE in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine, with primary training in Clinical Pathology (preferred), Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Anesthesia or Hematology/Oncology (adult or pediatrics). Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs and research are required.
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.
MD or DO degree. (Required)
Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. (Required)
Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty. (Required)
The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. (Required)
The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. (Required)
The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. (Required)
The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. (Required)
The ability to work well under pressure. (Required)
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.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.