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 Cancer Research Hospital that provides quality care in a local and close knit environment with all the benefits of research and expertise of St. Jude Cancer 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 includesEast 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.
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with prior experience. Position is contingent upon outside funding.
Nestled in the foothills of the scenic Appalachian Mountains, Johnson City, TN combines big city amenities, small town charm, and world class outdoor recreation with living costs well below national average.
Job Category: College of Medicine Faculty
BC/BE in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at time of hire.
Internal Number: 13980
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.