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Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist (Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

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Position Information

Working Title Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist (Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
Classification Title Clinical Instructor
Position Number 01201922
Hours Per Week 40
Department KUSM-W Pediatrics
Campus Location Wichita, KS
Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine—Wichita is seeking a candidate for a full time faculty position to join an existing team of pediatric hematology/oncology physicians. Candidates will have earned a D.O., M.D., or equivalent and be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.

The position offers an exciting opportunity to practice evidence-based medicine in a rapidly growing multidisciplinary Pediatric Hematology and Oncology program in affiliation with our primary clinical partner, Wesley Children’s Hospital. A successful candidate must have an interest in practicing both hematology and oncology in an academic program. The candidate will integrate with the inpatient teams, all pediatric subspecialties, residents and medical students. The program boasts strong focus in caring for the patient and family through a comprehensive team including a pediatric hematology oncology pharmacist, social worker, dietician, APHON certified and chemotherapy certified infusion nurses, and child life.

The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita (KUSM-W) Department of Pediatrics is a robust, diverse and thriving group of dedicated generalist, specialist, hospitalist and newborn providers delivering pediatric clinical care, education, scholarship and advocacy as part of our medical school campus, one of three in the University of Kansas system. The Wichita campus serves over 200 medical students and boasts state of the art technical capabilities including a new simulation center. The KUSM-W Department of Pediatrics collaborates extensively in the community and region to provide general and tertiary care to the children and families in the Western two-thirds of the state.
Wichita, Kansas is located in the heart of America and is the largest city in Kansas. It has small town friendliness along with all the amenities of a large city including diverse restaurants and entertainment, minor league baseball and hockey teams, great shopping, and close proximity to the country. The metropolitan area of more than 640,000 has great public and private schools and is a family friendly city.

Required Qualifications

MD or DO Degree
Board eligible or certified in Pediatrics
Board eligible or certified in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Preferred Qualifications

Special interest in the area of hematology
Previous experience teaching in an academic setting

Environment Healthcare
Physical Requirements Light
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Patient Care – 90%
Provide direct patient care for outpatient infants, children, and adolescents.
Provide consultation on inpatient infants, children and adolescents in collaboration with our hospitalist and critical care teams.
Work in conjunction with pediatric subspecialists, including anesthesia, cardiology, critical care, endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, neurology, nephrology, oncology, orthopedics, radiology, and surgery, to provide effective and integrated care.
Participate in quality improvement and patient safety activities to improve efficiency, safety and clinical outcomes for patients.
Maintain board certification in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology.
Seek opportunities for collaboration with our hospital partners and community partners to improve and strengthen the Hematology/Oncology program.

Description of Job Duty

Teaching – 10%
Educate, supervise, and participate in the evaluation process of residents, medical students, and other allied health trainees.
Assist with the development of Hematology/Oncology residency curriculum

Description of Job Duty

Other Functions: Attend and actively participate in division and departmental meetings Serve on selected departmental and hospital committees as requested by the director

Description of Job Duty

Attend and actively participate in division and departmental meetings.
Serve on selected departmental and hospital committees as requested by the director.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation