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March 5, 2019

Pediatric Neuropathologist - Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix Children's Hospital is recruiting a board-certified Neuropathologist to join the professional staff of the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Excellence in clinical diagnostic skills and teaching skills is required. Strong leadership skills and academic interest are preferred. Click here to view their flier.

The Pediatric Neuropathologist must have an MD or equivalent degree, and must be board certified in Neuropathology. Board certification or eligibility in Pediatric Pathology is preferred, but not required. The position includes approximately 50% coverage of neuropathology specimens, including brain tumors, brain biopsies, epilepsy resections, muscle biopsies, ophthalmic specimens, and post-mortem central nervous system examination. Approximately 40-50% effort will be devoted to other service needs, such as pediatric surgical pathology and gastrointestinal biopsies, with progression to full-time neuropathology services as allowed by growth in our healthcare network over time. Neuropathology call coverage will be shared.

For an experienced candidate, a leadership opportunity is available as Section Chief of Autopsy Pathology or Section Chief of Anatomic Pathology. The Pediatric Neuropathologist will report to the Laboratory Medical Director and Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Neuropathologist will serve as a consultant to clinical colleagues and researchers at the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital. The Neuropathologist will be an active participant in weekly Neuro-oncology tumor board, Epilepsy conference, and Neuromuscular clinical care conferences.

Professionalism, leadership, interpersonal communication skills, and timeliness of diagnostic reports are expected. Developmental of a regional consultation practice is also expected. Active involvement in resident, fellow and medical student teaching through affiliated programs is required, and academic appointments at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Mayo Clinic Arizona are encouraged.

Phoenix Children's Hospital main campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, is a full-service, freestanding, tertiary medical center, offering
433 licensed beds, 72 of which are dedicated to intensive care and 33 of which are NICU. We are a rapidly growing organization, soon expanding to 610 licensed beds, making it one of he largest children's hospitals in the country. Our healthcare system includes: the state's only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, treating about 2,650 patients annually; a state-of-the-art motion analysis lab; a full-range of specialty services, including orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiovascular services, neonataology, and cancer and blood disorders; and a depth of high acuity specialties including heart, liver, kidney, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, an active emergency department, and neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.

Phoenix Children's is a teaching hospital, leading the way for the next generation of pediatric providers through residency programs and fellowships, and is actively involved in clinical research, dedicating $10 million annually to support research activities. Phoenix Children's is Arizona's only children's hospital recognized by US News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals, ranking in all 10 specialties in 2018-19. Phoenix Children's also consistently ranks on the Becker's Hospital Review list of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare and was named the 2018 Exceptional Innovator and Business of the Year by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

For inquires about the position, please contact:
Dr. Megan K. Dishop
Laboratory Medical Director and Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

For application, please contact:
Nathan R. Milnor
Physician and Leadership Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children's Hospital
O: (602)933-0314

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