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Adult Cardiac and Congenital Heart Intensivist

Korn Ferry Health - Clinical Search Division
Houston, Texas
Closing date
May 1, 2025

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Department of Critical Care | Texas Children s Hospital Houston, TX

Texas Children s Hospital Houston, TX seeks an exceptional physician with unique training and/or experience to serve as an Adult Cardiac and Congenital Heart Intensivist.

The Department of Critical Care at Texas Children s Hospital in Houston, Texas is seeking an exceptional provider to serve as an Adult Cardiac and Congenital Heart Intensivist, within the highly respected Department of Critical Care.

For nearly 70 years, Texas Children s Heart Center has cared for world s rarest and most complex heart conditions, combining world-renowned heart experts with a family-centered approach to care. Through our groundbreaking research, we have pioneered many of the now-standard procedures and therapies related to the diagnosis and treatment of children with cardiac problems.

This approach has led to outcomes that are among the best in the nation, exceeding national benchmarks in nearly every category, year after year. Indeed, we have been ranked the #1 pediatric cardiology and heart surgery center for 7 years straight by US News and World Reports.

The Heart Center s home in Legacy Tower encompasses eight floors dedicated exclusively to cardiac care for children and adults with congenital heart disease and is equipped with the latest technology to ensure every family has access to state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment provided by multidisciplinary specialists who work together to meet your needs. The top floor of the Heart Center is also home to our Adult Congenital Heart Program, providing a seamless transition of care from childhood to adulthood for those with congenital heart disease.

Our uniquely trained team of physicians, who are also academic faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, is composed of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) intensivists, cardiologists, hospitalists, and surgeons who are supported by a dedicated group of ACHD nurse practitioners and nurses We are committed to setting a new standard for the treatment of adults with congenital heart disease.

Position Highlights:

We seek to hire a full-time clinical- Adult Cardiac and Congenital Heart Intensivist at our main medical center located in Houston, Texas.

  • Support quality and safety, maintain clinical excellence and innovation, and serve at a clinical capacity within the division.
  • Schedule consist of 10 weeks of day shifts and 10 weeks of night shifts per year. On days, the provider will cover 7 shifts for the week. Night shifts are rotated every other day for a total of 3 or 4 night shifts per week. All shifts working with 1-2 APPs as front line providers.
  • The average census is 4-6 patients.
  • Primarily treating patients (16+ years of age) with congenital heart disease along with other cardiovascular diseases.


  • Candidates of all experience levels are encouraged to apply.
  • An academic record consistent with appointment as an assistant associate or full professor is desired given TCH s affiliation with Baylor. However, this is NOT required for this position.
  • The ideal candidate will have a pioneer-like spirit that is flexible and comfortable with the challenges of growing and expanding an existing practice within our Medical Center which is unique in the nation in its scope.
  • Applicants must have a Medical School Degree, relevant Residency and Fellowship training, and be Board Certified or truly Board Eligible.
  • Completed residency in Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics or Anesthesiology required.
  • Completed fellowship in Adult and/or Pediatric Critical Care is required.
  • Experience in Cardiovascular or Congenital Heart Critical Care highly preferred but not required.
  • The selected candidate for the position must be eligible to obtain or already hold an active Texas medical license.

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. The ACHD program is supported by the full range of adult medical and surgical consultant services through 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.

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 the work-life balance of our employees.

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