Assistant Professor - Gastroenterology - Pediatrics - Gastroenterology (90002432)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7062056 (Ref.No. 2064-en_US)
Posted: October 31, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare, and community service locally and globally. With over 1000 faculty, the department of pediatrics is ranked as one of the nation's largest, most diverse, and most successful pediatric programs. Texas Children's Hospital is leading pediatric medicine locally and internationally. Located in Houston, Texas, the hospital is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. Houston is the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a thriving intellectual and cultural environment that is an international leader in arts, education, healthcare, and cuisine.


Pediatrics - Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition section is seeking an experienced Pediatric Gastroenterologist.


Physicians in the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition treat children suffering from a wide range of intestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.  This Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital program is one of the largest and busiest in the United States. This position will primarily provide out-patient clinical care, in-patient coverage and in-patient consultation at the Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands Campus and related health center locations.  Responsibilities may include an active out-patient program with approximately 7 half-day sessions per week, one half-day procedure sessions and approximate one in four coverage of the in-patient and emergency room consultation services. The position will also involve collaborative clinical activities at least twice a month at Texas Children's Hospital on the Medical Center Campus.

Job Duties
  • Outpatient clinical care for children with all types of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.  One or two sessions per month could be during nontraditional hours (evenings or weekends).
  • There is the potential for outpatient clinical care outside of TCH The Woodlands at related health centers
  • Inpatient care, consultation and emergency room consultation for children with all types of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.
  • General Pediatric Gastrointestinal Procedures (e.g. upper endoscopy and colonoscopy with related therapeutic procedures)
  • Night call for the Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands Campus Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Practice.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum Education: M.D. or D.O., completion of an ACGME approved fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology (or equivalent) and board-eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Minimum Job Experience: Related experience required.
  • Minimum Certification/Licenses/Registration: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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