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Phoenix Children’s - Pediatric Hematopathologist

2019-12-02

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Hematopathologist to join the professional staff of the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  The Pediatric Hematopathologist must be board-certified or board-eligible in Hematopathology.  The hematopathologist will join a growing diagnostic service with two other staff hematopathologists.  The case mix currently includes approximately 750 peripheral blood smears, 550 bone marrow studies, 100 lymph node evaluations, and 400 flow cytometric immunophenotyping studies annually.

The ideal candidate must have well-rounded experience in pediatric hematopathology and cytopathology.  Additional expertise is desirable in coagulation interpretation, hemoglobin electrophoresis, primary immune deficiency evaluation, and/or NGS-based minimal residual disease test development, in order to align with our strategic growth opportunities.  Although not required, candidates with dual board certification are encouraged to apply and would have opportunity to continue practice in their desired field.  Other subspecialties that would complement our team include pediatric and perinatal pathology, dermatopathology, gastrointestinal and liver pathology, cardiac pathology, transplant pathology, and clinical chemistry.

The pediatric hematopathologist will become a member of the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and will report to the Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  Professionalism, leadership, interpersonal communication skills, and adaptability are essential.   Active involvement in resident, fellow and medical student teaching through affiliated programs is expected.  Academic appointments are encouraged through our relationships with University of Arizona College of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, and Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.  The ideal candidate will be an accomplished academic hematopathologist with excellence in scientific knowledge, teaching ability, and a record of scholarship.      

Phoenix Children’s Hospital main 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 intensive care and 33 of which are NICU.  We are a rapidly growing healthcare system, soon expanding to 610 licensed beds, making it one of the largest in the country.  Our healthcare system includes: the state’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, treating about 2,650 patients annually; a state-of-the-art motion analysis lab; a full-range of specialty services, including orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiovascular services, neonatology, and cancer and blood disorders; and a depth of high acuity specialties including heart, liver, kidney, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, an active emergency department, and neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.  A Women’s and Children’s Pavilion will open in March 2021. 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 2019-2020. 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.

For inquiries about the position, please contact:

Dr. Megan K. Dishop
Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
mdishop@phoenixchildrens.com

For application, please contact:

Raye Jean Becker
Physician and Leadership Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
rbecker@phoenixchildrens.com
(602) 933-1101