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Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Physicians

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

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Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine| Texas Children s Hospital Houston

Texas Children's Hospital Austin seeks pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians to provide patient care in the Emergency Center in Houston, TX.

The Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, in association with Texas Children's Hospital, is seeking a Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) physician to provide patient care in the Emergency Centers at our main campus of Texas Children's Hospital, West Campus, and Woodland locations. This position will be a clinically focused hospital experience with the backing and support of one of the premier academic medical institutions in the United States. This freestanding children's hospital will be equipped with modern, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, strong nursing, advanced practice provider and tech support, collaborative partnerships with other services, and a cutting-edge operations system to bolster professional efforts and overall faculty satisfaction.

Position Highlights:

Join our nationally recognized team of pediatric specialists as we seek to hire full-time pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians to provide patient care in the Emergency Center at our Houston, Texas, location(s):

  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate proficiency with EPIC-electronic medical records and document all patient encounters as needed.
  • Renewing and meeting all required licenses and certification requirements.
  • Complete all documentation in a timely manner so that billing and other administrative tasks can happen smoothly to ensure a robust operational system.
  • Maintaining credentialing at all times to ensure the practice is not disrupted.
  • Experience working in a pediatric medical center or specialty care unit that serves complex pediatric cases.
  • The ideal candidate will be comfortable providing coverage level 1 (TCH Houston Medical Center)
  • Clinical duties for PEM physicians are to evaluate, diagnose, manage, consult, and treat all patients who seek care in the Texas Children's Emergency Centers for any problem or complaint.
  • Core privileges include the performance of high stakes and other procedures commonly performed or needing to be performed urgently or emergently.


  • Applicants must have an M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree and be Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
  • The selected candidate for the position must be eligible to obtain or hold an active Texas medical license.
  • Graduated from an accredited Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine Residency and has completed (PEM) Fellowship

About Texas Children's Hospital:

Texas Children's Hospital, a not-for-profit healthcare 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 pediatric and women's health breakthroughs. 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 worldwide 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 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 patient care, and 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 nation's most diverse and successful pediatric programs. Our longstanding partnership with Baylor allows our physicians to feel insurmountable support and 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 of 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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