Physician - Maine Children's Cancer Prgm

Maine Medical Center   •  

Scarborough, ME

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 75 days ago

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The Maine Children’s Cancer Program (MCCP) is seeking a full-time BC/BE pediatric hematologist-oncologist for their well-established practice in Scarborough, Maine. The successful candidate will be the 5thfull-time provider to join the practice.

In addition to providing outstanding clinical care, MCCP has a very strong research program. We are members of the Children’s Oncology Group, and our active involvement in the group’s clinical research trials offers our patients access to the latest and best therapies. The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital (BBCH), a 116-bed hospital within Maine Medical Center, is the tertiary medical center for children serving the state of Maine and southern and eastern New Hampshire. The BBCH includes 31 Level III NICU beds, 20 Level II Continuing Care Nursery beds and 8 PICU beds. The Children’s Hospital medical staff represents all the pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties that provide comprehensive services for children. MCCP sees approximately 50 new oncology patients a year and has an active sickle cell and hemophilia program.

MCCP and the pediatric cancer program of BBCH provides the state’s most comprehensive diagnostic and treatment resources for children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders. MCCP has a solid track record of patient outcomes that are on a par with national benchmarks and coordinates a multi-institutional tumor board, working collaboratively with regional hospitals to optimize patient care. With board certified, fellowship-trained pediatric hematology-oncology physicians, an inpatient nurse practitioner, a team of specialized nurses, social workers and research associates, MCCP offers a wealth of services to young patients and their families in a caring and close-to-home setting.

Maine Medical Partners (MMP) is a division of Maine Medical Center and is Maine’s largest multi-specialty group. MMP serves the health care needs of patients throughout Maine and Northern New England. This high quality team of more than 500 physicians and 200 advanced practice professionals provides a wide range of hospital based, primary, specialty, and sub-specialty adult and pediatric care delivered throughout a network of 30 locations across the State and acts as a regional referral network.

Maine Medical Center has 637 licensed beds and is the state’s leading tertiary care hospital, with a full complement of residencies and fellowships and an integral part of Tufts University Medical School. The successful candidate will have an academic appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine, and the position involves teaching and mentoring pediatric residents and medical students from the Maine Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine Medical School Program.