Assistant Professor - Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057909 (Ref.No. 305130CK)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology Clinic section is seeking a qualified nocturnist physician. 

Scope of practice: 

  • Covers inpatient Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant patients for 12 hour shifts in the evening. Attends to patient/nursing needs on admitted inpatients as well as assists with new admissions. May also be called to Emergency Department to assess patients. 
  • Oversees junior level personnel including interns and potentially advanced practice practitioners. Supervises care they provide and provides education as able. 
  • Roles on day shifts include: 
    • Performing procedures (bone marrow, lumbar puncture) for patients in various areas around the hospital. 
    • Assisting with management of admitted oncology patients during the day on dedicated weekend. 
    • Serving as a “backup” attending in the event a scheduled inpatient attending is unavailable due to illness, etc. 
    • Time is built into the schedule to allow for work on scholarly activity or personal projects. 

    Minimum requirement:

  • M.D. or equivalent degree 
  • Board certified or board eligible for Pediatric Hematology- Oncology boards 
  • Prior to employment start date must obtain Texas Medical License and Drug Enforcement Administration registration


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