Hematology/Oncology - Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Pediatrics
Johnson City, Tennessee
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Contingent on external funding
Posted Date
Aug 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Pediatrics, East Tennessee State University (ETSU) at Niswonger Children’s Hospital is seeking an additional full-time Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist to join the Tri-Cities St. Jude affiliate clinic.

Niswonger Children’s Hospital is a 68-bed facility with a 50 bed NICU, 10 bed PICU, and the primary pediatric teaching center in the region. ETSU is home to the Quillen College of Medicine; providing the opportunity to participate in the medical education and training of medical students, pediatric residents, and family medicine residents.

The pediatric hematology oncology clinic is an affiliate of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital that provides quality care in a local and close-knit environment with all the benefits of research and expertise of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our growing clinic sees about 3000 patients per year with 30-40 new oncology patients. We are also the regional hemophilia and thrombosis center. Our catchment area includes East Tennessee; SW Virginia; and parts of West Virginia, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Also, our fully supported staff includes a dedicated child life specialist, social worker, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and speech therapist.

The successful Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist candidate must be BC/BE in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the time of hire. Responsibilities include pediatric hematology/oncology patient care as well as teaching and mentoring of medical students and pediatric residents. There are also opportunities for clinical research both locally and within the St. Jude system. This is a clinical track, Assistant/Associate Professor position. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with prior experience. Position is contingent upon outside funding. Eligible J1 waiver candidates will be considered. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to teach medical students and residents. Ability to perform routine and customary care of the inpatient and outpatient Pediatric Hematology/Oncology patients.

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