Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOM-P) seeks Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Division Head to lead a growing division. The ideal candidate will be board-certified Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and will hold or have applied for an Illinois physician’s license. The division consists of six practicing pediatric hematologist/oncologists, three nurse practitioners and social work, child life and nursing support. In addition, there are two benign hematology physicians, not part of the division and two hematologist/oncologists whose major responsibility are administrative. In addition to leadership, the position includes care of inpatients and outpatients with a variety of pediatric hematologic and oncologic problems, including those followed in the Hemoglobinopathy Clinic and the St. Jude’s Midwest Affiliate. See referral hematology/oncology consultations from throughout the Central Illinois Region. Fully participate in teaching programs in hematology and oncology for undergraduate medical students and residents and participate in the undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs of the Department. Organize and conduct bench and/or clinical research in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology. Participate in cooperative research efforts and clinical trials in conjunction with ongoing research protocols at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, and as a participant in the Children’s Oncology Group (COG).
The primary teaching hospital of the UICOMP is OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center (CHOI), a tertiary care facility serving a 37 county region with a population base of over two million. CHOI provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. CHOI is a major medical facility with 124 beds and a 32 bed critical care unit and the only Level 1 trauma center in Illinois outside of Chicago. The Jump Trading Simulation Education Center, a state of the art simulation facility with over 40,000 square feet of space for faculty and other resources, is a joint venture between UICOM-P and CHOI and is located on the OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center campus.
OSF HealthCare, an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of nine acute care facilities and two colleges of nursing. OSF also has a physician organization, employing about 640 physicians in various specialties and more than 317 advanced practitioners, who are part of the OSF Medical G...roup.
OSF HealthCare owns an extensive network of home health services known as OSF Home Care Services and also owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., composed of health care related businesses, and the OSF Healthcare Foundation, the philanthropic arm of OSF Healthcare System and OSF Home Care.
The nine health care facilities operated by OSF HealthCare have a total of 1,314 licensed acute care beds. The largest hospital, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois, is a 609-licensed bed tertiary care teaching center providing numerous specialty services and extensive residency programs for physicians.
The array of health services provided by OSF HealthCare and its affiliates also includes approximately 42 hospital-based outpatient facilities, approximately 108 physician office practices in 79 separate locations, six home health agencies and five hospice programs. The Ministry Services office in Peoria, Illinois, provides corporate management services as well as direction, consultation and assistance to the administration of the health care facilities