Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgeon
Company: University of Texas at Austin
Posted on: August 6, 2022
DescriptionThe Dell Medical School in partnership with Dell
Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMCCT), is seeking a
Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgeon to be part of the Texas Center
for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. This physician will
work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to deliver world
class pediatric heart care and serve the growing need of the
pediatric population in Central Texas.
This position will assume co-responsibility for the treatment of
complex congenital heart defects in newborns, children, adolescents
and adults. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest for
participation in clinical, research and educational activities.
A successful candidate will have a joint appointment within both
the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care and the Department
of Pediatrics 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
Successful candidates will have completed an additional fellowship
in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, be Board Certified by the American
Board of Thoracic Surgery and be eligible for a valid and
unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of
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
DCMC, a member of Ascension Texas and the Seton Healthcare Family,
is a tertiary children's hospital with 248-beds serving 46-counties
that includes a 24 bed pediatric cardiac care 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, level 4 epilepsy
center and 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.
- Meets applicable credentialing and privileging standards for
his/her specialty. Board certification.
- Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas
(or the ability to obtain prior to appointment).
- Demonstrated leadership, clinical teaching, evaluation, and
- 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 drive the development and maintenance of established and new
- A track record of being able to lead, direct, and influence a
team (regardless of reporting lines). Demonstrates behaviors of a
- Eligible for appointment as an assistant professor or higher at
the University of Texas at Austin.
Application InstructionsApplicants are asked to send a current
curriculum vitae along with a statement of professional interests
to Amy Lincks: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal 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, and admissions.
Keywords: University of Texas at Austin, Austin , Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgeon, Healthcare , Austin, Texas
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