Bone Marrow Transplantation ~ Pediatric Staff Physician
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 130494
Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Hospitalist Opportunity
The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is currently seeking full-time BMT Hospitalist. Applicants are not required to be pediatric hematology/oncology trained and no oncology background is required. General pediatric trained or medical/pediatric physicians are welcome. Hospitalists help provide supportive care to pediatric and young adult patients admitted to the inpatient units. They work in conjunction with the attending BMT physician providing the patient's day to day care and management of complex and acutely ill patients. Hospitalists work in the context of a multidisciplinary team with nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, care managers, child life, PT/OT, and nursing.
The Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is a national and international leader in innovative uses of blood and marrow transplantation. In the twenty+ year history of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Cincinnati Children's, over 2200 transplants have been performed, including the nation's first successful blood and marrow transplant performed as treatment for sickle cell anemia and for autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome. Research has led to the successful treatment of Fanconi anemia, as well as increased success with alternative donor transplants. The BMT program is a leader in transplantation for immunodeficiency and histiocytic disorders. There is a strong partnership between the BMT Program and other programs at Cincinnati Children's such as those in the Cancer Center, Immunodeficiencies Program, and Histiocytosis Program. The growth of the BMT program continues with expansion within the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute. The BMT Division at Cincinnati Children's is under the direction of Stella Davies, MD, Ph.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is a leading medical research and teaching hospital consistently ranking among the top three pediatric hospitals in the nation. We are also the second-highest ranking recipient of research grants from the National Institutes of Health among pediatric institutions. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is among the four best children's hospitals in the United States overall according to U.S. News and World Report.
Work Schedules will include day and night shifts in addition to weekend and holiday rotations. Cincinnati Children's offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, generous PTO allowance, and relocation assistance.
Our program is part of the Cincinnati Children's Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, which is ranked No. 3 in the nation for pediatric cancer care.
DHMDZ - Staff Physician 2 CCHMC Position Description
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide safe and effective medical care to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center patients. To contribute toward the advancement of clinical patient care and outcomes by following care guideline and treatment protocols for infant; children and adolescent patients and to aid in their mental and physical growth and development. May elect to participate in the training and education of residents; fellows and other learners.
???Patient Care Perform direct patient care of pediatric patients within the scope of the medical license, education and experience. Consistently contributes toward the advancement of clinical patient care and improved outcomes. Examine patients to determine presence of disease and to establish preventive health practices. Determine nature and extent of disease or injury, prescribe and administer medications and immunizations. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze data and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment and discontinuation of care. May formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. May also plan and coordinate care, treatment and rehabilitation for discharged patients. If a subspecialist, works to establish a local or regional referral base.
???Clinical Excellence Participates in ongoing educational activities for continued enhancement of clinical expertise.
???Effective Communication Provide for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information when patients are admitted, referred, transferred or discharged. Provide data which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care.
???Training and Education Participates in the training and education of medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, community physicians and/or staff. Attends clinical rounds, medical lectures, grand rounds, and other conferences, as assigned.
Doctor of Medicine OR Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine OR equivalent
Completion of a Pediatric, Med/Peds or Internal Medicine Residency
Able to obtain and Ohio Medical License
Board certified or Board Eligible pediatric physician
Cincinnati Children's offers an excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, generous PTO allowance and retirement contributions, and relocation assistance.
???Clinical Care Skills Skill in physical assessment, diagnosis, well-child care, and management of illness
???Development Knowledge of growth and development
???Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
???Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
???Path/Pharm Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
???Clinical Education Knowledge and skill in patient and/or family education
???Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
???Professional Knowledge/Ability Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position
???Decisive Leadership Taking responsibility for guiding others' actions and providing direction to a group; stepping forward to take the lead in addressing difficult issues and making tough judgment calls
???Research Methods - Basic Working knowledge of research methods including measurement, data collection and validity issues
???Communication Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.