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Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GHN) | Texas Children’s Hospit...

Employer
Korn Ferry Health - Clinical Search Division
Location
Austin, Texas
Closing date
Feb 27, 2025

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Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GHN) | Texas Children s Hospital Austin, TX

Texas Children s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine Austin, Texas seeks experienced physicians with proven clinical track records to serve as a Pediatric Advanced Interventional Endoscopist.

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GHN) at Texas Children s Hospital in Austin, Texas is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Pediatric Interventional Endoscopist to join the Baylor College of Medicine team. This position offers a unique opportunity to lead and advance the field of pediatric interventional endoscopy as the only specialist in the city of Austin. The ideal candidate will have specialized expertise in performing complex interventional endoscopic procedures and a passion for improving pediatric gastrointestinal health outcomes.

Our new state of the art full-service hospital in Austin opened in February 2024. The hospital increases 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 the USNWR #2 Children s Hospital.

Position Highlights:

Join our nationally recognized team of pediatric specialists at our new Austin, Texas location:

  • Primarily clinically oriented position.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, ready to step in, build and develop innovative programming.
  • Perform a wide range of advanced interventional endoscopic procedures in pediatric patients, utilizing cutting-edge techniques and equipment, including but not limited to:
    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
    • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
    • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
    • Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)
    • Balloon-assisted enteroscopy
    • Endoscopic hemostasis
    • Foreign body removal
    • Endoscopic dilation
    • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement
    • Endoscopic cyst gastrostomy
    • Endoscopic variceal band ligation
    • Other complex interventional endoscopic procedures as needed
  • Collaborate closely with pediatric gastroenterologists, pediatric surgeons, interventional radiologists, anesthesiologists, and other specialists to develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans for pediatric patients with complex gastrointestinal disorders.
  • This provider will be comfortable practicing autonomously; with the collaboration and support of 3 other full-time physicians within the division in Austin and the comprehensive expertise of TCH campuses in Katy, the Texas Medical Center and The Woodlands.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates with 3 plus years of experience in Clinical Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
  • The ideal candidate will have a pioneer-like spirit that is flexible and comfortable with the challenges of starting and ramping up a new program and facility.
  • Completion of advanced fellowship training in Pediatric Interventional Endoscopy or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in performing complex interventional endoscopic procedures in pediatric patients.
  • The selected candidate for the position must be eligible to obtain or already hold an active Texas medical

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 in 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:

Physicians 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 physicians 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 Physicians 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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