University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pediatrics
Section ofHematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Assistant Professor - Bone Marrow Transplantation
Position #688656 – Requisition #15150
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The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation is looking to to fill a faculty position of Assistant Professor - Bone Marrow Transplantation. The successful candidate will have a schedule in which s/he works with other attending physicians on the Pediatric BMT services in the supervision of advance practice providers, fellows, and residents in organizing each day's inpatient rounds, procedures, and family conferences. The schedule is such that there is dedicated time for academic activity in Clinical or Translational research in any of the specialties, or other interests as developed by the candidate and agreed upon by the Section leadership. You will have approximately 20% of your time spent conducting clinical research and 80% of your time spent as a faculty member practicing Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation independently in the inpatient and outpatient setting.
_Examples of Work Performed:_
Provide independent care of pediatric BMT patients on the inpatient hospital service.
Provide independent care of pediatric BMT patients in the outpatient clinic and infusion center
Communicate with referring physicians regarding shared patients on BMT service
Lead BMT advance practice providers (APPs: physician's assistants and nurse practitioners) in the care of both inpatients and outpatients
Provide education and supervision to medical students, residents and fellows in the inpatient and outpatient settings
Write admission, discharge, acute care, and chemotherapy orders in collaboration with other physicians and advanced practice providers
Provide coordination of care between the inpatient and outpatient settings
Participate in the treatment of patients on clinical research protocols
Coordinate multi-disciplinary care with other hospital and outpatient services
Coordinate and assist with education of new patients and families
Conduct investigator initiated research studies and participate in Quality/Safety, Process Improvement Initiatives in the field of pediatric bone marrow transplantation
Provide educational support to nursing and support staff
Perform procedures independently:
Perform Lumbar punctures with intrathecal chemotherapy administration independently;
Perform Bone marrow aspirations/biopsies independently;
Perform Skin or simple tissue biopsies independently;
Perform Bone marrow harvests independently;
Perform Ommaya access with chemotherapy administration independenly;
This position will also have shared holiday, weekend and night call responsibilities.
PLEASENOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position is $165,000 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills, experience and service with the University of Colorado. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.
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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
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Diversity and Equity:
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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
MD or DO degree;
Board Certified or Eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology;
Active or ability to attain, Colorado state licenses and DEA certification;
Completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and/or BMT.
_Condition of Employment:_
Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado;
Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background and sex-offender registry check;
Continuous Maintenance of Board Certification(s);
Meet all Children's Hospital Colorado credentialing requirements and continuous active medical staff status;
Ability to meet productivity targets;
Maintain a current Colorado State Medical License and DEA certification.
_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_
Ability to independently care for and manage complex Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, BMT patients in an academic setting;
High customer services skills in a team-based patient care setting;
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral
2 years of experience in independent care of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, or BMT patients
Pediatric BMT sub-specialty training preferred (can substitute for a year of experience listed above);
Record of sustained independent funding of clinical research or laboratory work, with preference given to candidates who have secured at least one cycle of renewed funding.
Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus
Title: Assistant Professor - Bone Marrow Transplantation
Requisition ID: 15150