Hematologist/Oncologist - BMT and Acute Leukemia Positions

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Location
Kansas City
Salary
The salary range is among the most competitive in the nation
Posted
Apr 12, 2021
Closes
May 12, 2021
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Education
DO, MD
Hours
Full Time

Hematologist/Oncologist - BMT and Acute Leukemia Positions

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is seeking a Hematologist/Oncologist with a focus in Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Immunotherapy to join the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapeutics (HMCT) team. We are the region's largest BMT and Cellular Immunotherapy program in Kansas.

Qualified candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited Hematology/Oncology fellowship, and be board certified/eligible in Hematology. Candidates who have completed a BMT fellowship program preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical care for both outpatient clinic and hospitalized patients
  • Appointment on clinical scholar track
  • Contribute to various research, educational and clinical initiatives related to areas of individual interest and expertise
  • Advance the science of transplant and cellular therapeutics through participation in research, while staying abreast of changes to evidence-based medicine for patients with hematologic malignancies

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is seeking a Hematologist/Oncologist with a focus in acute leukemia  and MDS/MPN to join the leukemia section of the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapeutics (HMCT) team. We are the region's largest Blood Cancer and Cellular Immunotherapy program in Kansas.

Qualified candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited Hematology/Oncology fellowship and be board certified/eligible in Hematology and/or Oncology.  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical care for both outpatient clinic and hospitalized patients with leukemia and hematologic malignancies (excluding stem cell transplant)
  • Contribute to various research, educational and clinical initiatives related to acute leukemia and MDS
  • Contribute to education of medical students, residents and fellows
  • Advance the science of hematologic malignancies through participation in clinical research
  • Participate in the management of patients with Acute leukemia, Myelodysplastic syndrome, Myeloproliferative neoplasms, and clonal hematopoiesis.

Organization:

  • The clinical service has experienced significant growth over the last decade, performing >300 transplants annually and has successfully performed >4,000 transplants since inception in 1977. 
  • The BMT and cellular therapeutics program operates a large, state-of-the-art, outpatient care facility, therapeutic blood treatment/apheresis center, and annually receives >1,000 referrals a year.
  • The HMCT Division is comprised of leading experts in the treatment of hematologic malignancies and immune deficiencies, with 21 faculty members dedicated to seeking novel approaches to achieve more-effective outcomes while reducing or minimizing the short-and long-term effects of treatment, both in the laboratory and in state-of-the-art clinical facilities.
  • NCI designated Cancer Center, with robust GMP and translational laboratory research facilities
  • The University of Kansas Cancer Center has a distinguished teaching, research, and clinical faculty, which receives more than $60 million in annual cancer research funding.
  • FACT Accredited BMT and Immune Effector Cell (IEC) program that performs autologous and allogenic transplants, CRISPR-Cas9, and CAR-T/cell therapies for blood cancers and solid tumors.
  • 910-bed academic medical center, and 49 bed unit for BMT, cellular therapeutics and hematologic malignancy patients.  In 2021, the HMCT inpatient units will transition to a state-of-the-art 100-bed unit. 
  • 11th consecutive year ranking in US News & World Report's "Best Hospital" designation for Cancer Hospitals
  • Official medical provider for the Kansas City Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Consistently earns national recognition for outstanding quality and safety
  • Magnet designation in nursing achieved yearly since 2006
  • The salary range is among the most competitive in the nation and is based on the applicant’s qualifications

Kansas City:

  • Bi-state population of greater than 2 million
  • A "hidden gem" winning the award of America's 4th most Cultured City by Travel+Leisure magazine
  • Affordable housing including downtown lofts, suburban neighborhoods, and rural properties
  • A robust arts scene including symphony, ballet, theatre and museums
  • Sports enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of professional and collegiate sports
  • Outdoor activities abound with more than 600 parks and 24 public lakes

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