Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Opportunity in Northern Indiana
Beacon Medical Group
Location: South Bend, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 12082023
Beacon Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hematology Oncology is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Hematologist to join a busy, community based pediatric hematology oncology practice in South Bend, Indiana. The physician will join a team of 2 board certified pediatric hematologist-oncologists and a nurse practitioner. The care team is supported by a highly experienced, committed nursing and administrative team. The program cares for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with blood disorders and cancers. The oncology component includes approximately 30-40 patients in active treatment at any given time and a large off therapy population. The practice sees approximately 200 new hematology referrals per year and cares for approximately 80 children with sickle cell disease and many children with chronic benign hematologic disorders. The physicians work in the outpatient clinic and cover an inpatient service along with support from a strong pediatric hospitalist team. Call is shared equally among the physicians. The program has a strong working relationship with regional academic centers and collaborates with these centers frequently when caring for patients. The position provides the opportunity to contribute to clinical program development and provide clinical care to children in a medically underserved area. We provide an opportunity to participate in limited medical student/resident education and clinical research.
Beacon Children's Hospital is the regions only designated children's hospital and cares for children with a wide variety of medical and surgical diagnoses from more than 20 referral hospitals throughout Southwestern Michigan and Northern Indiana. Our world-class team includes a complement of other pediatric subspecialties; those include neurology, anesthesiology, behavioral/developmental, child and adolescent psychiatry, pulmonology, infectious disease, gastroenterology, hematology oncology, and neurosurgery; as well as child life specialists, diabetic educators, dietitians and social workers. During 2017, we opened a new children’s hospital - a $46 million effort 109 bed facility with 101,530 square feet, which is crucial to serving thousands of children and their families in a 22-county region.
Beacon Children’s PICU is also an actively involved in several national multicenter quality improvement collaboratives like the Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (through the Children’s Hospital Association) and the Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) initiative.
Affiliation with Indiana University School of Medicine @ Notre Dame and Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency allows for teaching of residents, medical students and supervision of post-graduate trainees.
Memorial hospital is 737-licensed-bed hospital has more than 600 physicians on staff representing over 50 medical specialties. Memorial Hospital has been honored numerous times for its quality patient care, including recognition as the #4 ranked hospital in Indiana by U.S. News&WorldReportin2019. Highlights include:
? Level II Trauma Center ? Dedicated Adult Critical Care, Neonatal, Maternal and Pediatric ? Transport Teams ? Memorial MedFlight ? Advanced Certification as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center: First and only in Indian ? Memorial Regional Breast Care Center ? Memorial Hospital Surgery Center ? DaVinci Robotic Surgery ? Hybrid Operating Suites ? Memorial Regional Cancer Center ? Blue Distinction Center + Maternity Care Program • Designated Baby-Friendly Birth Facility ? Primary Stroke Center
Beacon offers a market competitive salary and benefit package, including, but not limited to:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short/Long-term Disability • CME Allowance • 403(b) and 457(b) Retirement Savings Plans • Paid Malpractice with Tail Coverage • and if applicable: Relocation Allowance • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
Beacon Health System locations span across north central Indiana and into southwest Michigan. We are one of the top 2% of hospitals nationwide to achieve a 5 Star CMS Hospital Rating and a AA- bond rating, placing Beacon in the top 10th percentile of health systems across the country. Our physicians and associates enjoy the vibrant surrounding communities which include Elkhart, Granger, LaPorte, Mishawaka and South Bend. Our area is home to several colleges, including the world-renowned University of Notre Dame, providing many options for athletic and cultural events. Combined with the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend and the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, live entertainment is easy to find. A “big little town,” South Bend is also home to the South Bend Cubs, a Class-A minor league baseball team. Parks, Potawatomi Zoo and numerous festivals offer family-friendly fun. Nearby, the sandy shores of Lake Michigan beckon with opportunities for camping, hiking or just relaxing. And, with Chicago just 90 minutes away by car or rail, options for weekend getaways are endless.