Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children part of Orlando Health, a $3.2 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 2,500 beds serving Central Florida and beyond, seeks a senior rank physician in pediatric hematology/oncology as the new Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
Reporting to Orlando Health Medical Group’s President, Dr. Sunil Desai, the new Division Chief will be expected to manage resources and foster an atmosphere conducive to faculty development, education, and clinical productivity and to provide outstanding clinical care for the patients we serve. The Division Chief will also be responsible for programmatic growth within the division as well as building the regional and national reputation of the pediatric Hematology/Oncology program.
Position Responsibility Overview
Oversee and allocate clinical duties to relevant clinical staff to provide outstanding medical care to hematology, oncology and neuro-oncology patients. Standard responsibilities include: (a) Determining coverage of clinical care commensurate with clinical FTE on both the inpatient unit as well as outpatient clinic locations (including satellites); (b) Assigning coverage of weekend and evening call responsibilities; (c) Ensuring outstanding medical care provided to patients and families in a family-centered manner.
Foster a positive learning environment for Division members, pediatric residents, and other learners in the Division, promoting excellence in education within and beyond the Division. Substantial prior experience assisting and mentoring junior Division members in identifying areas of scholarly focus and facilitating research is essential.
Foster an atmosphere within the Division to support clinical, translational, and health services research and also will be expected to develop and direct a comprehensive research plan for individual Division members and the Division itself.
Inspire and support a culture of continuous quality and process improvement at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children within the Division of Hematology/Oncology.
With significant support from Orlando Health Medical Group administrative staff and clinical providers within the Division, acquire, develop and manage the Division members and resources necessary to achieve clinical and research goals set by Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
The Division of Hematology/Oncology includes seven physicians (two Neuro-Oncologists, one Hematologist and four Oncologists), eight Advanced Practitioners, and over 55 Registered Nurses. The Division of Hematology Oncology at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children sees approximately 10,000 patient visits annually in the practice setting. Specific programs include: Neuro-Oncology, Hemophilia, Oncology, Sickle Cell, and Cancer Survivorship (long-term follow-up program).
For additional information about the position or to provide recommendations, please contact: Jennifer L. Schaulin, Vice President, MillicanSolutions, LLC. Direct phone: 682-223-5782 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arnold Palmer Hospitalfor Children has 156 beds. Caring for the its patients are 130 pediatric subspecialty physicians and 65 advanced practice professionals in these specialties: critical care, endocrinology, nephrology, urology, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, pediatric surgery, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, pulmonology, genetics, developmental pediatrics, neurology, emergency medicine, radiology, otolaryngology, anesthesiology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and craniomaxillofacial surgery. Arnold Palmer Medical Center Physician Group includes 82 pediatric subspecialty physicians who are directly employed by Orlando Health.
Orlando Health and Arnold Palmer Hospital also have a pediatric residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This residency, currently administered by the University of Florida, has 42 pediatric residents. In addition, Arnold Palmer Hospital has four pediatric fellowship programs in pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.
Arnold Palmer Hospital consistently has been recognized as a national leader in multiple specialties. Since 2008, these touchpoints of excellence have placed Arnold Palmer Hospital as a Best Children’s Hospital in the United States. For nine consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Arnold Palmer Hospital on its Best Children’s Hospitals list in multiple pediatric specialties. It is the only hospital in Orlando to be recognized so consistently.
A track record of professional leadership roles in pediatric hematology/oncology MD or MD/PhD
Board certification in pediatric hematology/oncology with demonstrated expertise in oncology or bone marrow transplant
Eligible for licensure in the State of Florida
Must possess a sincere passion for quality care for children and understand that patients and their families are key drivers of every decision that must be made. The successful candidate must then utilize this passion to provide service-oriented patient care and quality clinical outcomes.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and faculty status is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: M0034/94930
About Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is part of Orlando Health, a $3.2 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 2,500 beds serving Central Florida and beyond.