Title:  Gastroenterology (Assistant Professor)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  The Woodlands, TX
Requisition ID:  14527

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Texas Children’s Hospital in The Woodlands is a tertiary care community-based hospital.  The team consists of 5 full time MD/DO clinicians who provide outpatient and inpatient clinical care primarily at The Woodlands campus. GI outpatient care is provided in the ambulatory clinic building with >30 other subspecialty services.  This is a busy GI clinic with comprehensive nursing and administrative support and averages >500 patient visits per month. Dedicated GI Registered Dietitians, hospital-based Infusion Center and Radiology Department including Interventional Radiology all support the needs of outpatient care.  GI faculty lead and participate in several multidisciplinary clinics that interdigitate with programs based in The Texas Medical Center including the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program with Pediatric Surgery, Aerodigestive Clinic, Eosinophilic GI Disease Clinic and Multidisciplinary Feeding Clinic. The Woodlands campus has a high volume of GI procedures with an average of 700 GI procedures per year.  Procedures include diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies performed in a dedicated procedural suite housed within the hospital operating room and supported by Pediatric Anesthesia.  Faculty also frequently participate in complex combination procedures with Pediatric ENT, Surgery and Pulmonology physicians.  GI Faculty provide inpatient coverage at the hospital which is comprised of 46 Acute Care beds, 14 NICU beds, 14 PICU beds and 25 EC beds with an average of >3,000 hospital admissions per year.  In-patient gastroenterology service is consultative with primary clinical care responsibilities managed by the pediatric hospitalist medicine team.  

 

Greater Houston is the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the US, with more than 145 different languages spoken and is considered one of the best culinary cities in the country with a thriving arts and professional sports scene. The Woodlands is a scenic, wooded area in North Houston that is family friendly with excellent public schools and has been named #1 Best City to Live in America for the second consecutive year by Niche.com. 

 

Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are committed to building an inclusive workplace, and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or based on an individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. BCM and TCH encourage applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and all other qualified applicants.

Summary

Experienced Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GHN) – Texas Children’s Hospital | The Woodlands

 

The Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital is recruiting an experienced pediatric gastroenterologist for an exciting position in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Texas Children’s Hospital | The Woodlands located in The Woodlands, TX ( https://www.visitthewoodlands.com/ ).   

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 5 years of clinical experience in pediatric gastroenterology beyond an ACGME-approved fellowship. Applicants with significant GI procedural experience will be given priority. This position will primarily provide out-patient clinical care, in-patient coverage and consultation at the Texas Children’s Hospital Woodlands Campus. Responsibilities may include an active out-patient program with approximately 7 half-day sessions per week, one half-day procedure sessions and approximate one in > 4  coverage of the in-patient and emergency room consultation services.  Additionally, there may be occasional outpatient clinic coverage at Texas Children’s Kingwood Specialty Care location.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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