Title:  Hospitalist in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (Assistant Professor or Instructor)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  12258



Scope of practice:


1) The preferred candidate is a physician who has completed a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

fellowship. This candidate would be hired at an Assistant Professor rank. Alternately a physician

who has completed a General Pediatric or Internal Medicine-Pediatric residency could be

considered and would be hired at an Instructor rank.


2) Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to manage inpatient care of Hematology/Oncology

patients. Attends to patient/nursing needs on admitted inpatients as well as assists with new

admissions. May also be called to Emergency Department to assess patients.


3) Oversees junior level personnel including residents and advanced practice practitioners.

Supervises care they provide and provides education.

Job Duties


  • One week of overnight inpatient coverage every four weeks.
  • Attending on the inpatient (daytime) service teams within the faculty attending
  • rotation. Fellowship trained physicians only.
  • Performing procedures (bone marrow aspirate/biopsy and lumbar puncture) for
  • patients in various areas around the hospital. The General Pediatric candidate will be
  • trained to do these procedures after hire.
  • Time is built into the schedule to allow for work on scholarly activity or personal
  • projects.


Minimum requirements


  • MD or equivalent degree
  • Preferred: Board certified or board eligible for Pediatric Hematology-Oncology boards
    • Alternate: Board certified or board eligible for General Pediatric boards
  • Prior to employment start date must obtain Texas Medical License and Drug Enforcement
  • Administration registration



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