DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
PEDIATRIC GENERAL SURGEON
UT Health Medical School / Memorial Hermann Hospital Katy is part of a full-service, non-profit academic health system serving Houston and surrounding areas of Southeast Texas. Our campus is located in the Texas Medical Center. Our campus includes a state-of-the-art Children’s hospital, outpatient facilities, and research facilities. Our department’s continued expansion has created an excellent opportunity for additional fellowship-trained Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Surgeons to join our twenty-one provider group.
Under the direction of the chairman you will function primarily in the Pediatric General surgery unit, inpatient /outpatient clinic setting, with rotation to the MHH Katy & Children’s MHH OR, inpatient floor, Emergency Room, LBJ, MD Anderson, Women’s Hospital, MHH SW, and UTP outpatient clinics. In this position you will require 10-12 hour shift coverage that may include early morning and evening shifts, including possible Saturday and Sunday rotations. This role requires strong clinical assessment skills for pre- and post operative assessment including history taking and physical examination and for evaluation of children with various acute and chronic conditions. You will facilitate all daytime consults, performing procedures and admission of patients. While in the inpatient role, you will participate in the daily care of inpatients, including discharge planning and facilitation of post-operative follow-up. Solid communication, triage assessment and clinical judgment skills are required. Collaboration with specialized doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, outpatient administrative staff and inpatient staff is necessary. Effective communication skills are essential. In this role you may also include telephone triage and follow-up telephone evaluation of post-operative patients and/or emergency room patients. You will participate in scholarly activities involving the development of educational materials, performance improvement projects and research studies.
The main clinical venue is Children’s Memorial Hermann hospital which is part of one of the largest health delivery systems in Texas. We offer integrated, family-centered care to children each year in our pediatric hospital, specialty clinics and primary care practices in located in Houston, Texas. Children’s Memorial Hermann is a 250 bed, full service children’s hospital located in the Texas Medical Center. The hospital is connected to the medical school and the clinics fostering collaborations in both the clinical and research arena.
This unique opportunity also offers:
- Minimally invasive and Robotic surgery.
- A world class fetal intervention program
- A large level III/IV intensive care nursery
- Region-wide referral of neonates from multiple affiliated NICUs
- Opportunity to develop programs in many areas of pediatric surgery.
- A robust research opportunity in regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies.
- Strong collaborations with multiple surgical and medical specialties.
Qualified candidates must possess a strong commitment to patient care and resident/medical student education. There are excellent opportunities for basic and clinical research. We have a unique group practice model. We enjoy what we do, and we enjoy working with each other. We have a busy clinical practice that includes the entire spectrum of pediatric surgery.
Please apply online:
Requisition # 21000165
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