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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Pediatric BMT Hospitalist in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University Department of Pediatrics, invite applications for faculty hospitalist positions to provide care for hospitalized children in pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Responsibilities will include overnight inpatient care. Qualified candidates should be Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatrics, Hematologist/Oncologists, and preference will be given to applicants who are board certified/eligible in pediatric hematology/oncology. This is a clinical position with a rank of assistant or associate professor depending on experience and accomplishments.

Clinical Responsibilities:

• Provide outstanding clinical care to patients undergoing BMT and cellular therapy. The individual will be the first call on the ward for these patients at night, and is expected to function independently but with back up from the appropriate fellow or attending.

• Clinical service time includes weeknight, weekend night, and holiday in-house shifts. Additionally, assistance with general hematology and oncology, and some weekday responsibilities may be required as necessary to meet the needs of the division.

• Participate in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.

• Provide and/or serve as a resource for patient/family and staff education.

• Provide patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children’s policies and procedures.

• Complete necessary documentation and ensure communication to facilitate patient care and appropriate reimbursement.

• Participate in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.

• Participate in activities that enhance professional development, complete and maintain certification in BLS and PALS and maintain any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.

• Perform other responsibilities as required.

Successful candidates will have:

• MD degree

• Board Certification in Pediatrics (or Board eligibility)

• Background in hematology/oncology and/or BMT is desired but not required

• Currently licensed as a physician and eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of Georgia

Salary and rank of Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine will be commensurate with experience and accomplishment.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should complete the online application and uploade a letter describing their research and career interests along with a curriculum vitae.

Questions may be directed to:

Muna Qayed, MD, MScR

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Emory University School of Medicine

Director, BMT Program

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

1760 Haygood Dr. W370

Atlanta, GA 30322


Phone: 404-727-0710

About the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

The successful candidate will join one of the strongest pediatric hematology/oncology/BMT programs in the country.

• The Aflac program has more than 90 faculty and 35 Advance Practice Providers (APPs).

• More than 7,000 children with cancer and blood disorders are treated annually at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.

• The Aflac pediatric oncology program cared for more than 450 new cancer cases last year, represents the pediatric arm of the Emory’s NCI-designated Winship Cancer Center, and is one of the four largest pediatric oncology programs in the country.

• The Aflac pediatric hematology program is one of the largest in the country (including 1800 active patients with sickle cell disease).

• The Aflac blood and marrow transplantation program performed over 80 transplants last year.

• Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta—the only tertiary pediatric center in the dynamic metropolitan Atlanta area—serves a population of nearly 6 million people, providing a strong basis for clinical programs in rare disorders.

Additional Information:

Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce. Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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Job Number 105683

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory+Children's Ped Institute

Department SOMPI: BMT

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.