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Adult Sickle Cell Center Physician

Job Description

 Job Title: Adult Sickle Cell Center Physician
 Company Name: Methodist University Hospital
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: MEMPHIS, TN, United States
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: Monday-Friday Clinic
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: M.D.
 Date Posted: Jan 3, 2014
 Years Experience: 0
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

We are seeking a Physician with a passion for Sickle Cell patient care and interested in growing our program in the region.

Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center of Memphis (CSCCM)

Located on the campus of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, The Methodist Healthcare Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center provides a preventive outpatient clinic specifically for sickle cell patients and Memphis' first dedicated emergency infusion unit. The Center is focused on becoming a patient-centered home for adults living with sickle cell disease and acts as a model for primary care and preventive medicine.


We are committed to providing continuity of care that will help enhance the quality of life of patients and their families across the Mid-South. The Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center of Memphis provides patients with clinical resources to ensure their healthcare needs are met and their medical transition is seamless. The Center provides:
•Comprehensive preventive care and patient education services.
•Transition assistance from pediatric to adult care for patients ages 18-25.
•Quick access to the infusion care services for crisis management.


Our brand new Outpatient Clinic offers:
•Emergency Infusion Unit for immediate treatment of sickle cell crises

•Prevention Outpatient Clinic with 8 Dedicated Exam Rooms

•Coordination of patient education, genetic counseling, social work services, and psychosocial support.Coordination of patient education, genetic counseling, social work services, and psychosocial support.

•Transition Clinic in partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, academic partnership with University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

•The ability to achieve greater efficiencies and synergies in patient care that help reduce re-admissions, length of stay, resource utilization, etc.

Successful applicants will have:
•Medical Degree
•ACGME Accredited Training; Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology or Hematology is preferred.
•Board Certified or Board Eligible
•A proven commitment to the sickle cell patient population.
•Proven ability to communicate and educate patients, family, and the community.



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