Assistant Professor (Hematology-Oncology Hospitalist) - Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology Clinical Divisi

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7077722 (Ref.No. 6714-en_US)
Posted: April 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology section is seeking a qualified candidate for a critical Hematology-Oncology Hospitalist role.
Scope of practice:

  1. Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to manage inpatient care of Hematology/Oncology patients. 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.
  2. Oversees junior level personnel including residents and potentially advanced practice practitioners. Supervises care they provide and provides education.

Roles include:

  1. One week of overnight inpatient coverage every four weeks.
  2. Attending on the inpatient (daytime) service teams within the faculty attending rotation (but with overall clinical time balanced between roles).
  3. Performing procedures (bone marrow aspirate/biopsy and lumbar puncture) for patients in various areas around the hospital.
  4. Serving as a "backup" attending in the event a scheduled inpatient attending is unavailable due to illness, etc.
  5. Time is built into the schedule to allow for work on scholarly activity or personal projects.

Minimum requirements:

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





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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