City of Hope National Medical Center is seeking a board certified pediatrician to care for pediatric hematology/oncology inpatients. This position features:
-In-house, overnight and weekend management of 10-18 inpatient pediatric hematology, oncology, and hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) patients on the pediatric floor and occasionally in our ICU
-Back up from the covering pediatric hem/onc attending and PICU attending
-Attend all code blues within the 200+ bed facility
-Management of pediatric patients presenting in our Evaluation and Treatment Center (ETC), as well as taking phone calls from patients/parents and outside hospitals about our patients
-160 hours per month, divided between weekday 15.5 hour shifts and weekend 24 hour shifts. Typical monthly breakdown is 7 weekday shifts and 2 weekend shifts, with some flexibility month-to-month
-Opportunity for moonlighting additional shifts is available most months
-No procedures required
-Excellent base salary and benefits
-Work out of just one hospital
-Excellent opportunity for candidates interested in being exposed to challenging pediatric hematology and oncology patients
**Must be board eligible/certified in pediatrics. Ideal candidate will have completed a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship.
Experience caring for inpatient pediatric patients at high levels of acuity is preferred.
Work and Live in Los Angeles, California!
City of Hope has been ranked as one of the nation’s “Best Hospitals in Cancer” by U.S. News & World Report for over 10 years. In addition to working within a world class program and team of physicians, you will be working in a part of the Los Angeles area that will allow you several commutable living options - the area offers easy access to the beach, downtown, the mountains, and more.
Internal Number: 19DuaPed1
About City of Hope
Located at the foot of the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains, only 20 miles from Los Angeles, City of Hope is designated as a comprehensive cancer center - the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute. City of Hope has been ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report for 13 years.