Associate Chief of Service (Physician) Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

 
Position: Associate Chief of Service (Physician) Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Physician

Shift: 8a-5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center 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. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Associate Chief of Service, Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll provide high quality, patient-centered Pediatric GI care and services. This position will include clinical and administrative responsibilities. 

 

The Department of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine in partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital is seeking an experienced board certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist to serve as the Associate Chief of Service of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the Medical Center Campus of Texas Children’s Hospital.  Texas Children’s Hospital at the Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility with over 800 beds.  The Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition consists of more than 30 MD faculty with extensive experience in a wide spectrum of clinical endeavors.  Subspecialty tertiary and quaternary expertise is particularly strong on the Medical Center Campus including focused efforts in aerodigestive diseases, eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases, hepatology, hepatobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, intestinal rehabilitation, neurogastroenterology and motility, pancreatology, and transplant hepatology.  



Responsibilities :

  • Work closely with the Chief of Service to expand and continue the development of novel subspecialty advanced tertiary and quaternary programs with an in-patient focus
  • To be an Associate Professor or Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, building subspecialty programs and excellent working knowledge of quality and business aspects of our subspecialty
  • Taking creative approaches to clinical and administrative challenges. 
  • Serve as a physician advocate and liaison to hospital administration with a focus on patient access, patient experience, quality of care, and physician wellness.  
  • Overseeing clinic operations, metrics and planning


Qualifications:

  • MD. or D.O.
  • Must have or be able to obtain an unrestricted Texas medical license
  • Minimum of six years of experience in Pediatric GI is required
  • Board certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Advanced procedural skills, expertise in intestinal rehabilitation and/or transplant hepatology experience would be desirable. 


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