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Pediatric Hematology Oncology Job In San Antonio, Texas

Medical Director for Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Opportunity in San Antonio, Texas

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Company: HCA Profession/Specialty: Pediatric Hematology Oncology Location: San Antonio, Texas 78229 Type of Facility: Hospital
Job Description

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Specialization:
Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant

Job Summary:

Sarah Cannon Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program is seeking a pediatric bone marrow transplant medical director to lead our growing practice in San Antonio, TX.


Qualified Candidates:
  • Strong pediatric hematology/oncology experience
  • Board certified in pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Fellowship trained in pediatric blood and marrow transplantation
  • Texas license eligible
  • Work alongside six adult transplant physicians and three pediatric transplant physicians as members of the Texas Transplant Institute

Incentive/Benefits Package:
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, malpractice insurance
  • 401k retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Continuing Medical Education, DEA & medical license reimbursement
  • Commencement bonus and relocation expense reimbursement

About Methodist Children’s Hospital Pediatric and Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Program:
  • The Methodist Children’s Hospital Pediatric Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Program is the only FACT accredited program of its kind in South Texas and one of the clinically busier in the country
  • Since the program’s founding in 1993, the expert medical staff have completed over 750+ marrow transplants, ranking us among the most experienced programs in the nation
  • Our program was the first in North America to be accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
  • The Peds BMT program has three attending pediatric transplant physicians and three APPs and is fully supported with RN coordinators, two dedicated BMT outpatient nurses, and an experienced and compassionate BMT-dedicated staff set in a 12 bed HEPA-filtered transplant unit in Methodist Children’s Hospital
  • Peds BMT Unit is fully telehealth developed with capability in each transplant room. Long term follow-up clinics are robust and well developed
  • The Peds BMT program is operating with 2017, 2018 1-year overall survival of 90% and performed 45 transplants in 2019
  • Gene therapy for SCD and IECT/cellular programs operating and growing.
  • The Sarah Cannon Transplant and Cellular Therapy Network offers patients convenient, community-based access to complex blood cancer care, hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT), clinical trials, and innovative therapies such as immune effector cell therapy (IECT).
  • The Sarah Cannon Transplant and Cellular Therapy Network is the largest cellular therapy network performing HCT and IECT and performs ~ 1,200 HCTs per year across its eight FACT/JACIE accredited programs located throughout the United States and United Kingdom
San Antonio is home to 2.5 million people and is experiencing solid economic growth in industries such as bioscience and healthcare, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity and green technologies. San Antonio's MSA is expected to add up to 1.1 million new residents and 500,000 new jobs by 2040. This growing city offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for all ages. San Antonio residents also enjoy a cost of living slightly below the national average due to lower housing costs, as well as no state income tax.
 
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San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony") is the seventh most populous city in the U.S. and the second most populous city in Texas, with a population of 1.3 million. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000-2010. The city is located in the American Southwest, the south–central part of Texas, and the southwestern corner of an urban region known as the Texas Triangle.

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About Methodist Children's Hospital

Methodist Children’s Hospital opened in 1998 as the only hospital in San Antonio and South Texas designed and built especially for children.  Colorful images and artwork enhance every window and wall to create a welcoming, child-focused environment that includes a two-story tree house in the lobby, play rooms on every floor, and an outdoor play area.  The Methodist Children’s Hospital offers 24-hour pediatric emergency room, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, pediatric operating suites, and special outpatient clinics for children with complex illnesses.

Methodist Children’s Hospital features the region’s only blood and marrow stem cell transplant program offering hope for children with leukemia, sickle cell anemia and immunodeficiency syndromes such as SCIDS (severe compromised immune deficiency syndrome).  In addition, Methodist Children’s Hospital has a complete unit devoted to hematology, oncology and transplants.

The Methodist Children’s Heart Institute features a multidisciplinary team of experienced board-certified pediatric cardiologists dedicated to complex congenital cardiac and thoracic diseases, from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood.  With six cardiac catheterization suites, the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute is the only hospital in South Texas providing interventional and diagnostic procedures including PDA coils, balloon septostomies, balloon dilations and ASD device closures.  Cardiothoracic specialty areas include neonatal and infant heart surgery, single ventricle and hypoplastic left heart syndrome, arrhythmia surgery, beating heart surgery, cardiac failure and mechanical support.

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