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Atrium Health - Levine Children's Hospital
City:Charlotte
State:NC
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Opportunity Description:

Pediatric Hematology—Oncology

Due to the generosity of the Isabella Santos Foundation, Atrium Health – Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) in Charlotte, NC, is seeking an Endowed Chair in Rare and Solid Tumors to join the Cancer and Blood Disorders program and expand our current Solid Tumor Program.  The position will be clinically based with dedicated time for research and education.

  • The current Cancer and Blood Disorders team at LCH consists of 11 physicians (8 Hem-Onc, 3 BMT), 9 Nurse Practitioners, 3 Physician Assistants, and growing Psychology and Neuro-Psychology support.
  • LCH receives over 140 new oncology patients per year and ranked # 31 in Cancer Care in US News and World Report.
  • The division works closely with Levine Cancer Institute, part of Atrium Health, and has partnered with the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) for more than 25 years.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Board certified in Pediatric Hematology—Oncology
  • At least 8 years’ of experience outside of fellowship.
  • Leadership experience is also preferred but not required.
  • Ability to manage the endowment funds for programmatic growth in clinical research in conjunction with performing investigator -initiated clinical trials with a talented pediatric research group.
Practice Type: Single spec.gr., Employee, Academic
Available Date:
Compensation:
commensurate with experience
Facility Description:

Atrium Health is an integrated health system of 45 facilities within the states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Carolinas Medical Center, which includes Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), is a major teaching affiliate of UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The Department of Pediatrics also offers in-patient pediatric services to include hospitalist and neonatology at 6 other Atrium Health hospitals in surrounding communities. 

At 236 beds, LCH is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 25 different pediatric specialties.  There are 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility. Our educational mission includes a well-regarded Pediatric Residency Program and participating in the teaching of the UNC medical students who spend their 3rd and 4th years at CMC. LCH offers an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work. LCH has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U. S. News & World Report in six pediatric specialties for 2018-2019.  The Department of Pediatrics also offers in-patient pediatric services to include hospitalist and neonatology at 6 other Atrium Health hospitals in surrounding communities.

Community Description:

Ideally situated between mountains and beaches, Charlotte, NC has a metropolitan area of 2.4 million that continues to experience rapid growth. Charlotte is the US’s second largest banking center and has a full array of cultural activities and professional sports teams. Charlotte offers excellent public and private school options, and North Carolina is home to several world-class universities. 

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