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Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist

Texas Children's Hospital
Austin, Texas
Closing date
Sep 4, 2024

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Infectious Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Department of Pediatrics | Texas Children s Hospital Austin

Seeking a Pediatric Infectious Diseases specialist who is interested in Infection & Prevention control, and/or Antimicrobial Stewardship for Texas Children's Hospital in Austin.

Candidates may be hired at Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending on experience and track record.

This is an exciting opportunity to help contribute to the clinical and academic Division at Texas Children's Hospital, the #2 ranked children's hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2022-23.

The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting a qualified physician to be a part of an initially two-member Pediatric Infectious Diseases team who will serve as full-time faculty for the Infectious Diseases service at the new state of the arc North Austin campus.

Set to open in early 2024, our new hospital in Austin will increase access to quality healthcare for children and women across central Texas. Join the Texas Children s team expanding our standard of care for families across the state. This position is a rare opportunity to participate in the start, growth and expansion of a BRAND-NEW medical facility and campus aimed to serve the growing population of Austin Texas. This is a unique opportunity to build something from the ground up with the support and resources of a nationally ranked Children s Hospital

Job Duties

  • The physician will spend the majority of his/her time on the inpatient consultation service or in the Pediatric Infectious Diseases outpatient clinic and will devote a percentage of time as Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship or Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Successfully completed a Fellowship Program in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
  • One to three years Pediatric Infectious Diseases patient care experience is preferred.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Strong work ethic and adherence to the highest moral and ethical standards
  • Flexibility and desire for continuous improvement, learning, and dedication to excellent patient care.

About Texas Children s Hospital:

Texas Children s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. Consistently ranked as the best children s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation,

Texas Children s has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women s health. The hospital includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the Feigin Tower for pediatric research; Texas Children s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children s Hospital the Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children s care for communities north of Houston. The organization also created Texas Children s Health Plan, the nation s first HMO for children; has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country, Texas Children s Pediatrics; Texas Children s Urgent Care clinics that specialize in after-hours care tailored specifically for children; and a global health program that s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

Texas Children s Hospital is the largest pediatric hospital in the nation, administering primary, specialty, urgent, and emergency medical care in more than 40 pediatric subspecialties. Professionals throughout the world refer many of their most challenging patients to Texas Children s, creating a rich and unique learning environment for our teams. Our physicians use cutting-edge methodologies and access state of the art resources to deliver quality care to Texas Children s patients. Texas Children s Pediatrics now operates 18 pediatric practices in the greater Austin area, along with Texas Children s Specialty Care on N. Mopac Expressway and Texas Children s Urgent Care Westgate on S. Lamar Blvd. Spring 2024 will mark the opening of Texas Children s Hospital North Austin Campus, which will offer pediatric care and women s health services all in one convenient location.

Our community includes research associates, scientists, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, graduate students, fundraising specialists, marketing professionals, volunteers, and an extensive support staff. We are united by our desire to find cures, save lives and transform the future of our patients.

Texas Children s Hospital continues to be a leader of innovation and patient centered care. We are committed to its tradition of exceptional care for patients, support to families, and communities alike.

The Texas Children s Environment:

Faculty at Texas Children s have the unique benefit of being a part of our award-winning Texas Children s team, while being employed by our academic partner, Baylor College of Medicine, one of the most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. Our longstanding partnership with Baylor allows our faculty to feel insurmountable support, as well as endless opportunities for research and continued education. Baylor College of Medicine currently ranks #9 in Pediatric Programs and #21 in Research Intensive Medical Schools. Recognizing the value in diverse perspectives, we have programs that leverage engagement by bringing our professional community together. Additionally, we want our faculty and supporting employees to enjoy all aspects of their professional and personal lives. Our group offers great benefit programs that further support our dedication to work-life balance of our employees.

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