Title:  Pediatrics - Newborn (Associate Professor)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  13677

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) is a full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the largest pediatric hospitals in the United States, with 897 licensed beds, TCH provides the best possible pediatric patient care, education, and research. It is the highest ranked pediatric hospital in the south and the only pediatric hospital in Texas ranked in US News & World Report, ranking #2 overall in 2022.

 

The faculty at TCH are within the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (Baylor COM). Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty, and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

 

The Division of Neonatology within TCH/Baylor COM is home to more than 100 faculty who provide coverage for healthy and critically ill newborns within the TCH west tower, TCH Pavilion for Women, Ben Taub Hospital and community affiliate sites within the Houston Methodist and St. Luke’s Hospital Systems. Texas Children's Hospital Neonatology is a national leader in neonatal care, ranking #3 in US News & World Report for 2022.

Summary

Texas Children's Hospital is seeking a Medical Director who will provide leadership for the clinical care provided within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (173 bed) in collaboration with the 3 Associate Medical Directors for each unit (Pavilion for Women, West Tower Level 4, West Tower Level 4). The medical director works collaboratively with division/hospital leadership, fostering a unified leadership approach within the division and institution.

 

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Texas Children's Hospital is the first to be designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as a level IV NICU, the highest level of care available for premature and critically ill newborns.

 

Texas Children's Hospital is a recognized leader in the treatment of babies born with complications or prematurely and provides care for more than 1,800 infants for each year in the Texas Children's Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), making us one of the largest, most experienced NICUs in the country. We provide all services that critically ill or premature babies might need, including on-site neonatologists available 24/7, the highest level of respiratory support, advanced imaging, pediatric surgery, pediatric anesthesiology and more.

 

Please reach out to Kris.Reber@bcm.edu for more inquiries about the position.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: M.D., D.O. or equivalent
  • Minimum Certification/Licenses/Registration: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board

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