Faculty Instructor - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Dell Medical School
Surgery and Perioperative Care
Aug 10, 2018
Open until filled
The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin and
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMCCT) seeks
qualified candidates for a one or two year faculty instructor
position in pediatric cardiac surgery. Under the direction of Dr.
Charles Fraser Jr., Dell Children's Medical Center and Dell Medical
School have launched the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital
Heart Disease. This instructor position offers the opportunity to
work with internationally-recognized physician leaders.
Candidates will possess experience in caring for children with
complex congenital and acquired heart disease. Qualified candidates
should also have completed an AGME-accredited cardiothoracic
residency program or an international equivalent. Primary
responsibilities will include provision of direct care to patients
prior to, during, and after cardiac surgery. The candidate will be
looking to advance his/her knowledge in Congenital Heart Surgery
and patient care management.
A successful candidate will have a faculty 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.
Dell Children's Medical Center, 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 32 bed Neonatal
Intensive Care Unit, a 24 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 24
bed dedicated Cardiac Care Unit, and a robust Mechanical
Circulatory Support Program. 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
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
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, Hiring is
contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state of
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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,
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- Medical degree from an accredited medical school.
- Completion of an ACGME-accredited cardiothoracic residency
program or international equivalent.
- Meets applicable credentialing and privileging standards for
- Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas
(or the ability to obtain one prior to appointment), or completion
of all steps of the United States Medical License Exam (USMLE)
prior to starting the position.
- Eligible for faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery
and Perioperative Care.
- Must be an innovative self-starter with a commitment to