Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Dell Children's Medical Center
Company: The University of Texas at Austin
Posted on: June 24, 2022
DescriptionThe Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at
Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMCCT)
are seeking experienced pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists to join
the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease.
Candidates will possess experience in caring for children with
complex congenital and acquired heart disease and adults with
congenital heart disease. Primary responsibilities will include
oversight and provision of direct care to patients prior to,
during, and after cardiac surgery. Other responsibilities include
developing and implementing care protocols, overseeing the QI
registries pertinent to Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia and to oversee
education, quality assurance and ongoing performance improvement
initiatives. Candidates will also participate in coordinated
outreach efforts for the Center.
A successful candidate will have an appointment within the
Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care at Dell Medical
School, and regular participation in educational activities with
medical students and residents will be expected. Opportunities for
collaboration with medical and adjunct specialties will be
encouraged to allow for the pursuit of innovative program
development and clinical research initiatives.
Candidates will be board certified by the American Board of
Anesthesiology in Anesthesia and Pediatric Anesthesia with
additional formal training in Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia.
Dell Medical School, the first new medical school to be built at a
tier one research university in nearly 50 years, welcomed its
inaugural class in 2016. The school is committed to redesigning
academic medicine and revolutionizing how people get and stay
healthy, by educating leaders, developing new models of care, and
advancing innovation from health products to health care
DCMCCT, a member of Ascension Texas and the Seton Healthcare
Family, is a tertiary children's hospital with 248-beds serving
46-counties that includes 24 pediatric critical care beds and 22
pediatric intermediate care beds in a mixed PICU/PCICU unit and a
robust ECMO program. There are approximately 1,800 admissions to
the ICU annually. It is the only freestanding pediatric facility in
the region with a level 1 pediatric trauma center, a level 4
epilepsy center, and a level 4 neonatal intensive care unit.
Austin has been designated by US News & World Report as one of the
top ten "Best Places to Live" for several years. This growing
metropolis is considered "the live music capital of the world," a
high-tech growth hub, and home to one of the largest state
universities in the country.
Seton Healthcare Family is a member of Ascension Health, the
largest not-for-profit health network in the nation.
- Medical degree from an accredited medical school.
- Meets applicable credentialing and privileging standards for
his/her specialty. Currently Board certified.
- Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas
(or the ability to obtain prior to appointment).
- Demonstrated clinical teaching, evaluation, and communication
- Ability to influence/motivate others at all professional and
- Must be an innovative self-starter with a commitment to
- Must possess tenacity, self-motivation and initiative necessary
to perform as part of a team for both established and new programs;
demonstrates behaviors of a team player.
- Eligible for appointment as an assistant professor or higher in
the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.
Application InstructionsEqual Employment Opportunity StatementThe
University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state
laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The
University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all
persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or
veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities,
Keywords: The University of Texas at Austin, Austin , Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Dell Children's Medical Center, Healthcare , Austin, Texas
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