Director, Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute

Academic Children's Hospital Leadership Opportunity, Desirable Warm Weather Year Round Location

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Merritt Hawkins

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On behalf of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH) located in St. Petersburg, FL, MillicanSolutions, LLC, an AMN Healthcare Company and leader in academic pediatric executive search, has initiated a national search to identify candidates to serve as Director, Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute.

The Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute (CBDI) is one of 4-Institutes at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH), representing the keystones of JHACH’s academic integration.  The Institutes’ backbone is a well-established clinical service line, encompassing the full continuum of care, enhanced and supported by research, education, quality and safety and patient advocacy.  The Institute’s 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, and the Deputy Director, Clinical Services.   
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital seeks an outstanding academic leader to direct the CBDI. The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) at the Associate Professor level or higher.  Integral to the position will be the ability to foster cutting edge research (basic/translational/clinical), lead academically and educationally oriented faculty, and demonstrate the skills to propel the CBDI to new heights in its clinical, research and teaching mission(s).
Other highlights:
  • Lead the promotion of research and academic growth related to pediatric cancer and blood diseases.
  • Key opportunities, but not limited to, the development of early phase 1 clinical trials program and programs centered on immunotherapy.
  • Improve faculty and staff engagement through attention to diversity recruitment, retention, career development, personal leadership development, and effective communication.
  • Ample existing lab space available. New Research and Education Building scheduled to open in December 2018.
  • Significant collaboration potential with affiliate Moffitt Cancer Center centered on pediatric cancer clinical and research focus.
  • Lead JHACH in becoming the preeminent location for pediatric cancer in the state of Florida.
About Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital:
Children are the sole focus of JHACH and its new, one-million-square-foot St. Petersburg, FL campus devoted to pediatric specialty care. The 259-bed, ten-story hospital and its adjacent outpatient care center replaced an existing 42-year-old facility.  JHACH is a leader in pediatric treatment, education, research and advocacy.  It is the only specialty-licensed freestanding children’s hospital on Florida’s west coast, and one of three statewide.  As a regional referral center for children with some of the most challenging medical problems, JHACH draws patients from throughout Florida, all 50 states and 36 foreign countries. Even the most fragile patient’s benefit from JHACH highly specialized staff, services and facilities, including heart transplantation, blood and marrow transplantation, pediatric trauma services and one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care programs in the Southeastern United States.
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital became part of the Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS) and a fully integrated member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) on April 1, 2011. All Children’s is the first U.S. hospital outside of the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. region to become integrated with JHM, which includes the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.  Additionally, after working with a consortium of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty members, a new pediatric residency program was designed with the first class of trainees graduating from the program in July, 2017. 

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is an AA/EOE/ADA employer, committed to excellence through diversity.


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.