Open Rank of Pediatrics - Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology
University of New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: req17534
The University of the New Mexico School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a full-time Division Chief to lead the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The Department of Pediatrics is a multi-specialty group of >100 faculty at New Mexico’s only pediatric tertiary care facility. The Children’s Hospital of New Mexico is an integral part of the University of New Mexico Health Science Center, the State’s premier medical, educational and research institution. Final rank, salary, and trackwill be based on prior training and experience.
The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology service offers complete clinical care services for infants, children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders. The service currently sees 60 new oncology patients per year at the Children’s Hospital and affiliated clinics. The Division is an active participant in COG with several division members involved in major and ongoing clinical protocols as well as disease strategy groups. The division houses the only federally funded hemophilia treatment center in the state , a survivorship program (YES clinic), and a vascular lesions clinic . The Division is also a part of the UNM Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state and one of only 40 in the nation.
The successful candidate will practice excellent interpersonal and clinical care skill, and have a strong interest in participating in the education of medical students and pediatric residents. Opportunities for basic or clinical research are available.
The Children’s Hospital of New Mexico is located on the beautiful campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. Albuquerque, with a population of 800,000, is located in the high desert of New Mexico. It offers the cultural advantages of a metropolitan area with the feeling of small city living. New Mexico enjoys a mild 4-season climate with affordable housing and a vibrant cultural scene. Santa Fe, a world-renowned artistic community, is less than an hour away. New Mexico is a place of unmatched natural beauty and offers easy access to outdoor activities including hunting and fishing, skiing, rafting, hiking, ballooning and other activities.
· Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
· M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent
· Able to obtain state licensure(s) in the state of New Mexico
· BC in Pediatrics hematology oncology
· Clinical experience in a pediatric hospital
· Demonstrated educational excellence in an Academic Pediatric Department
· Current Associate Professor or Professor rank
· At least 2 years in a position requiring significant administrative leadership skills (ie. Program Director, Medical Director, Division Chief, etc)
· A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs.