Assistant Professor (PEM, POCUS) - Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine (90002424)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7077219 (Ref.No. 6604-en_US)
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), in association with the Texas Children's Hospital, is seeking pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians with fellowship training in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) to provide patient care in the Emergency Centers of Texas Children's - Medical Center, West, and The Woodlands Campuses. 

Continually recognized as one of the nation's premier children's healthcare systems, the Emergency Medicine Section services the largest pediatric emergency center in South Central Texas, treating more than 150,000 patients annually. Modern, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, strong nursing and tech support, collaborative partnerships with other services, and a cutting-edge operations system serve to bolster professional efforts and overall staff satisfaction. Many of our 60+ faculty have specialized training in medical education, point of care ultrasound, global health, advocacy, and research.

Candidates will enter as Assistant Professor, tenure track or non-tenure track, based on experience and qualifications. Salary and benefit packages are competitive. As a POCUS faculty within the section, dedicated time in this position is allocated for POCUS specific quality assurance and education work.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 performance of high stakes and other procedures commonly performed or needing to be performed urgently or emergently.

Many academic opportunities are available. With one of the largest and most diverse PEM divisions in the US, mentorship is readily available for individual faculty to develop career niches in their areas of interest.





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


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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