Pediatric Oncology - Leadership

Director of Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Merritt Hawkins

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The Department of Academics at Merritt Hawkins is honored to work with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH) located in St. Petersburg, FL on a national search to identify senior pediatric oncologists as candidates for the Director of their leading Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute (CBDI), and holder of the Hawkins Family Endowed Professorship. JHACH is a fully integrated member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, which includes Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. 

The CBDI is one of five Institutes at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The other institutes are the Heart Institute, the Institute for Brain Protection Sciences, the Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Institute, and the new Institute for Fundamental Biomedical Research. The Institutes are enhanced and supported by research, education, quality, safety, and patient advocacy. The Institutes’ organizational structure is matrix-based and led by the Institute Medical Director in collaboration with a Senior Director, Administration and a Senior Director of Nursing. 

Preferred Candidate:
  • Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Oncologist that has shown through their career the ability to be an exceptional physician-scientist, and a leader with vision and drive that can create a world-class program at the CBDI.
  • Current or past experience in high-level research in the field of pediatric oncology, and history of NIH funding
  • Ability to mentor junior faculty and residents/fellows while fostering an environment of world-class research

The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine at the Associate Professor level or higher. As Director of the CBDI and holder of the Hawkins Family Endowed Professorship, you will lead a top-notch team that includes successful pediatric hematologists and oncologists, surgical oncologists, and successful basic science researchers. The overall goal will be to develop a truly academic pediatric oncology program, following the mission and vision of Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHACH. 

About Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital: 
JHACH in St. Petersburg, FL is a leader in children’s health care, combining a legacy of compassionate care focused solely on children since 1926 with the innovation and experience of one of the world’s leading healthcare systems. Their 259-bed teaching hospital, built on a new campus in 2010, ranked as a U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital, stands at the forefront of discovery, leading cutting-edge research to cure and prevent childhood diseases while training the next generation of pediatric experts. In September 2018 JHACH opened the Research and Education Building to house the Institutes, research, and simulation/training. This is a $95 million, 225,000-square-foot facility. It includes 40,000 square feet of lab space and is aimed to create an environment of world-class research that will bring scientists and clinicians together to solve problems. 
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential without your prior approval. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is an EEO/AA Employer and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.