The Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Aalborg University Hospital is looking for: 1-2 Consultants in Pediatric Oncology (BB-B4538)

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Presentation of the Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.
The Unit of pediatric oncology is a section of the pediatric department at Aalborg University Hospital, where certain types of pediatric cancer are diagnosed and treated according to the Danish Health Authority’s Hospital Planning. The department has existed for several years and is currently employing two pediatric oncologists, 12 oncology nurses and one treatment coordinator.
The Pediatric department has an 18-bed ward and six separate oncology beds. The department is comprised of a strong interdisciplinary team, including psychologist, educators, childcare- and social workers, physiotherapist and an extremely well-functioning palliative care team. The latter has through several years collaborated directly with pediatric oncology sections at other university hospitals involving children living in the northern part of Denmark.
The Oncology unit has a structured and well-functioning interdisciplinary collaboration with highly experienced nursing staff and a well-functioning late effects outpatient clinic for oncology patients.

We are an exciting, versatile and busy department, with a friendly atmosphere and social unity, both in the medical group and between the various professional groups.

The pediatric Department has an active research environment, which initiate and participate in a long string of national and international research consortia and projects. The Research Group is assisted by Aalborg University Hospital and Aalborg University with a wide range of functions including statistical consulting, fundraising support, legal advice and administration. Furthermore, a Pediatric Central Trial Unit (CTU) is established within the Pediatric Research Group. CTU contributes with planning and execution of drug studies for children and Adolescents.

In accordance to the Danish Health Authority’s Hospital Planning, the Pediatric Department handles all specialized regional functions, and in a collaboration agreement with Aarhus University Hospital highly specialized services in neonatology, endocrinology, hematology, oncology, nephrology, urology, neuropediatric, cardiology, rheumatology.
The care of intensive pediatric patients is a collaboration with pediatric anesthesiologists.

The Department takes roughly 4000 inpatient children and sees approximately 20,000 outpatient children a year.

The department has a two-shift on-call structure, with an on-call resident physician, on-call specialist physician and neonatal specialist.
The colleagues of the new Consultant are: one chief of pediatrics, 18 consultants, seven senior registrars, eighth pediatric specialist trainees, eight training positions for general practice and two introductory positions.
The department participates in the education of medical students, nurse students along with pediatric specialist trainees and trainees for general practice.
With a baseline in family centered care and treatment, we highly prioritize a close partnership with the patient’s family.

Role assignments:
  • Responsible for pediatric oncology in North Jutland
  • Participate in daily clinical tasks
  • Responsible for teaching and preparation/planning of instruction within pediatric oncology and benign hematology 
  • Partake and contribute to a close collaboration with other pediatric oncological units in Denmark and especially in the West Pediatrist collaboration.
  • Participate in and initiate pediatric oncological research within the department, in relation to the West Pediatrist collaboration and in national research collaborations.
  • The pediatric oncology patients seen in Aalborg are primarily and currently (in accordance to the Hospital Planning for pediatric oncology) ALL, lymphomas, Wilms’ tumors, germ cell (GCT) tumors and certain CNS tumors.

  • Description of tasks and responsibilities:
    The detailed Description of tasks and responsibilities : can be obtained by contacting Chief of Pediatrics Charlotte Siggaard Rittig, Aalborg University Hospital or recruiting consultant Search chief Carsten Lysdahl Søgaard, MUUSMANN

    Personal and management qualifications
    We are seeking one or two committed Consultants in pediatric oncology with a passion for pediatric oncology, with strong professional qualifications, who wants to join and participate in developing the pediatric oncology in a positive direction. The candidate must have good team spirit, an open mind, high professional standards and an aspiration for interdisciplinary collaboration. 

    We offer excellent opportunities for research (for example partial research position or professorship). We are also cooperative and open for negotiating an outcome based on balancing personal and career goals for candidates.

    We highly value the ability and aspiration to take part in an interdisciplinary constructive partnership. We appreciate that you are development oriented and driven by high professional standards. Research experience is advantageous.

    Required language is written and spoken Scandinavian and/or English.

    Client Aalborg University Hospital
    Reberbansgade 15
    9000 Aalborg - Denmark
    Tel.: +45 97 66 00 00

    Consultant in Pediatric Oncology. 
    Specialist in Pediatrics with subspecialty in Pediatric Oncology.

    Report to
    Chief of Pediatrics, Charlotte Siggaard Rittig 

    Terms of employment
    Salary and employment conditions in accordance with the applicable collective agreement (overenskomst).
    Employment is dependent on a clean Children’s Certificate (Certificate of criminal record for a person's suitability to work with children, “Børneattest”) (Ministerial Order no. 650 of 27.06.2005).
    Permanent employment. Full time. Exemption from being on the general pediatrics on-call schedule can be discussed on an individual basis.

    Appointment: On agreement – latest 1. July 2021

    Further information
    Please contact: 
    Chief of Pediatrics Charlotte Siggaard Rittig
    Tel.:+ 45 9766 3391 or + 45 2024 0150

    Search chief Carsten Lysdahl
    Søgaard, MUUSMANN A/S
    Tel.: + 45 3030 2881
    Aalborg University Hospitals website
    Application deadline
    Sunday 14th of March 2021
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    Further process
    Interviews will be ongoing until the application deadline. Interview dates is set individually with candidates. 
    In spring 2023 the department will move to a newly built University Hospital with a dedicated children’s hospital in Aalborg.

    Applicants will be judged in accordance with the 7 medical roles ().

    Please attach specialist authorization and curriculum vitae.

    Candidates for the role has to take part in a management test with MUUSMANN.

    If the candidate is relocating to Denmark, Aalborg University Hospital will assist in the full process - danish authorization, danish CPR no. (Civil Registration Number), approvals, housing etc.


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