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Director, Sickle Cell Program

Company: The Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Director, Sickle Cell Program

Director for Adult Sickle Cell Program

The Taussig Cancer Institute at the Cleveland Clinic is seeking applicants for Director of Adult Sickle Cell Program. This position is in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology. This is a unique opportunity to further develop world-class care and research for sickle cell patients. The Program Director will oversee the management of adult patients with sickle cell and co-direct the overall Sickle Cell Program, in close collaboration with colleagues from pediatrics, pain management, internal medicine, emergency medicine and other relevant specialties. The geographic area in North East Ohio being served has 4 million individuals by census, -20% of whom are ethnic minorities. This position requires an exceptional individual with outstanding leadership skills to further develop and expand the existing infrastructure for this population. An opportunity to recruit additional high-caliber talent into the program will be available.

In addition to promoting high quality clinical care, the Director will collaborate with translational and basic scientists to develop innovative clinical and translational research projects designed to improve the health of patients with sickle cell disease, locally and globally - Cleveland Clinic is a 6,500-bed international health system with 22 hospitals and > 220 outpatient facilities in northeast Ohio; southeast Florida; Las Vegas; Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. The Program Leader will effectively articulate the goals, direction, mission, critical issues, and values of the Cleveland Clinic to staff of the sickle cell program, referring and affiliated physicians, and the sickle cell community at large.

The successful candidate should be board certified or eligible in Hematology and hold or be eligible for medical licensure in Ohio.

About Us

Cleveland Clinic's vision is to become the best place for care and the best place to work in healthcare. We are committed to providing a safe, stable, and financially fulfilling work environment. Even in these uncertain times, Cleveland Clinic is ambitiously investing in growth. Being a physician-led organization means doing what is best for the patients, every day. Cleveland Clinic has been recognized by the American Medical Association's 2022 Joy in Medicine? Health System Recognition Program.

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers.Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report Hospitals ranking of 2022-2023 has named us the No. 4 hospital in the nation once again and No.1 hospital for Ohio and metro areas for Cleveland, Akron and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995.

We are ranked nationally in 13 specialties, including nine in the Top 10 and six in the Top 5.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

In addition, Cleveland Clinic has been recognized as the No. 2 hospital in the world by Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2022 list.

Cleveland Clinic main campus and Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital are ranked internationally while four other locations are listed among the best hospitals nationwide -

  • Cleveland Clinic FairviewsHospital
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida-Weston
  • Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual ?America's Best Hospitals? survey. Among Cleveland Clinic's 72,500 employees worldwide are more than 5,050 salaried physicians and researchers, and 17,800 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic is a 6,500-bed health system that includes a 173-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 21 hospitals, more than 220 outpatient facilities, including locations in northeast Ohio; southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2022, there were 12.8 million total outpatient visits, 303,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 270,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic's health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 185 countries.

    Cleveland Clinic has been named one of America's Best Employers for Diversity in 2023.

    Our Culture

    Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.

    Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

    Smoke/drug free environment.

    Any application submitted without a CV will delay the review process

    Please be advised that all information entered in your application will only be shared with Cleveland Clinic and will not be distributed to third parties.

    About the Community

    Cleveland is part of Northeast Ohio which is composed of six metropolitan areas. Each of them provides affordable real estate , excellent schools, safe communities as well as an abundance of outdoor activities. Find out here how great it is to live in Cleveland!

    Information for Candidates

    Candidates will only be asked to provide personal documents once an offer of employment has been made and accepted. Recruitment scams are becoming increasingly common online, with false advertisements and requests for payment or personal details claiming to come from reputable organizations. Please be assured that our physician recruiters will never ask for payment from candidates at any stage of the recruitment or offer process.


    Cleveland Clinic Health System administers an influenza prevention program as well as a COVID-19 vaccine program. You will be required to comply with both programs, which will include obtaining an influenza vaccination, COVID-19 vaccination, or an exemption.

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