Leadership Opportunity at Thriving Children’s Hospital!
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 1
Dayton Children’s Hospital, located in Dayton, Ohio, is recruiting for a Chief for our Division of Hematology/Oncology. This is a fulltime position directing Dayton Children’s (DC) Comprehensive Care Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, one of the American College of Surgeons accredited Pediatric Cancer Centers, as well as an academic appointment with the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University at the associate or professor level.
The division of Hematology/Oncology sees approximately 50 new oncology patients a year, and has an established, very active Neuro-oncology program as well as a Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic for cancer survivors. The division is a recognized member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG). The integrated department includes the federally funded Dayton Children’s Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center serving approximately 600 patients. The West Central Ohio Comprehensive Sickle Cell program is one of 6 state-funded centers managing newborn screening and serving over 130 patients with sickle cell diseases. The division collaborates with a nearby children’s hospital bone marrow and leading stem cell transplantation. Patients are also seen at offsite clinics in the surrounding area. The division is staffed by 4 fulltime board-certified Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologists, 1 nurse practitioner, CPHON certified nurses as well as clinical pharmacist, social worker, psychologists, child life therapist, nutritionists, and a music therapist.
The chief provides oversight for the entire service line ensuring efficient and quality care is provided in a warm and caring environment producing excellent patient satisfaction. Responsibilities include adequate physician staffing, and, in conjunction with the directors and administrative staff, adequate personnel and equipment to provide quality and safe care. The division actively provides education and training to medical students and residents. academic and research environment within the department; promotes and leads COG activities and works with development for philanthropic efforts.
The successful candidate will be a board-certified MD or DO, licensed/licensable in Ohio and will have leadership and managerial expertise to develop the division further clinically and academically. Transplant, Long Term Follow Up, and/or Solid Tumor experience is preferred. Experience/expertise in Stem Cell Transplant, Survivorship, Solid Tumors and/or Clinical Research is not required but welcomed. The candidate is expected to share clinical and call responsibilities equally within the group as well as handle a heavy clinical schedule. We offer a highly competitive salary. Benefits include malpractice, life, medical and disability insurances, 401(k) and deferred compensation programs, generous CME allowance and PTO. The successful candidate will be employed by Dayton Children’s Specialty Physicians.
Dayton Children’s is a 176-bed, freestanding children’s hospital with more than 35 pediatric specialties. The hospital is a designated Level I pediatric trauma center. We serve a pediatric population of over 500,000 from a 20-county region of central and southwestern Ohio and eastern Indiana.