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Pediatric Hematology Oncology Physician

Employer
Korn Ferry Health - Clinical Search Division
Location
McAllen, Texas
Closing date
May 1, 2025

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Specialty
Hematology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Texas Children s Cancer and Hematology Center at Texas Children s Hospital McAllen, TX

Texas Children s Hospital seeks an experienced physician with a proven clinical track record to serve The Vannie Cook Clinic in McAllen, TX as an attending Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist.

The mission of the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children s Cancer and Hematology Clinic is to provide treatment to children in South Texas who suffer from cancer and blood disorders regardless of their ability to pay. It is the region s first state-of-the-art pediatric hematology/oncology clinic and the only comprehensive pediatric cancer treatment facility in South Texas. The Vannie E. Cook clinic is a Children s Oncology Group member institution. Since 2001, more than 10,000 children with cancer or blood disorders have found the care they need right where they need it most, in their own backyard.

Position Highlights:
Join our nationally recognized team of pediatric sub-specialists as we seek to hire a full-time clinical Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist.

Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to manage care of Hematology/Oncology patients.
Attend on the inpatient clinical service on a rotating basis.
Participate in the outpatient clinical service, including care for continuity patients.
Perform procedures (bone marrow aspirate/biopsy and lumbar puncture) on the procedure team.
Virtual access to all conferences in the division of pediatric hematology/oncology at the THC medical center campus site, including tumor boards, research conferences, and sub-specialty team meetings.
Direct access to national and international experts in both hematology and oncology.

Qualifications:
Candidates of all experience levels are encouraged to apply.
An academic appointment at Baylor College of Medicine will be made commensurate with the applicant s prior experience.
Applicants must have a Medical School Degree or equivalent.
Board Certified or Board Eligible for Pediatric Hematology Oncology.
The selected candidate for the position must be eligible to obtain or already hold an active Texas medical license.

Preferred:
Fluent in Spanish

About Texas Children s Hospital:
Texas Children s Hospital provides trusted care to children, adolescents, and women. We are proud to offer support, resources, education, and tools to help providers and their staff deliver the best patient care possible. Texas Children s Hospital Network is the largest in the nation, administering primary, specialty, urgent, and emergency medical care in more than 40 pediatric and women s health subspecialties. Professionals throughout the world refer many of their most challenging patients to Texas Children s, creating a rich and unique learning environment for our teams. Our physicians use cutting-edge methodologies and access state of the art resources to deliver quality care to Texas Children s patients.

Texas Children s Hospital (TCH), a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. TCH has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women s health. The hospital includes The Feigin Tower for pediatric research an The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the; Texas Children s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility
focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children s Hospital the Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children s care for communities north of Houston. The organization also created Texas Children s Health Plan, the nation s first HMO for children; has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country, Texas Children s Pediatrics; Texas Children s Urgent Care clinics that specialize in after-hours care tailored specifically for children; and a global health program that s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

Texas Children s Hospital is the largest pediatric hospital in the nation, administering primary, specialty, urgent, and emergency medical care in more than 40 pediatric subspecialties. Professionals throughout the world refer many of their most challenging patients to Texas Children s, creating a rich and unique learning environment for our teams. Our physicians use cutting-edge methodologies and access state of the art resources to deliver quality care to Texas Children s patients.

Texas Children s Hospital continues to be a leader of innovation and patient centered care. We are committed to its tradition of exceptional care for patients, support to families, and communities alike.

The Texas Children s Environment:
Physicians at Texas Children s have the unique benefit of being a part of our award-winning Texas Children s team, while being employed by our academic partner, Baylor College of Medicine, one of the most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. Our longstanding partnership with Baylor allows our physicians to feel insurmountable support, as well as endless opportunities for research and continued education. Baylor College of Medicine currently ranks #9 in Pediatric Programs and #21 in Research Intensive Medical Schools. Recognizing the value in diverse perspectives, we have programs that leverage engagement by bringing our professional community together. Additionally, we want our Physicians and supporting employees to enjoy all aspects of their professional and personal lives. Our group offers great benefit programs that further support our dedicatio0pn to work-life balance of our employees.

About the Vannie Cook Children s Clinic:

The outpatient clinic is comprised of over 10,000 square feet of space with 2 waiting rooms, 7 exam rooms, 2 procedure rooms, 2 phlebotomy stations, 2 laboratories and a large infusion suite divided into areas for toddlers, young children, and adolescents, respectively.

In addition to offering diagnostic and cancer treatment services, the clinic offers a long-term survivor program which follows childhood cancer survivors through adulthood. Faculty at Vannie Cook have an opportunity to collaborate with epidemiologists and other physician scientists health disparities as well as other epidemiology clinics.

The clinic was created through a joint effort of the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Cancer Foundation, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. Our goal is to ensure that local children who suffer from cancer and blood diseases receive the most up-to-date care and treatment without the need to leave the region and regardless of ability to pay.

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