Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Dell Medical School
Surgery and Perioperative Care
Aug 20, 2020
Open until filled
Dell Children's Medical Center and The University of Texas Dell
Medical School in Austin, Texas are seeking talented and innovative
pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists to help expand its Center for
Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. Established in 2018, our
center has experienced rapid growth and early success in providing
excellent collaborative patient care and in demonstrating
impressive clinical outcomes.
In 2019, we performed 275 pediatric cardiac cases, including 45
neonatal operations. Our dedicated pediatric cardiac critical care
unit opened in June, and we placed the first pediatric ventricular
assist device in Central Texas in September. In February 2020, we
opened our new operating room with state of the art equipment, and
we will soon be opening our second renovated operating room.
As our Center continues to grow, its mission aligns with that of
Dell Medical School - a commitment 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 delivery.
Candidates should possess experience in caring for children with
complex congenital and acquired heart diseases and adults with
congenital heart disease. Primary responsibilities will include
provision of direct care to patients prior to, during, and after
cardiac surgery, cardiac catheterization, and noncardiac procedures
on patients with cardiac disease. Additional key responsibilities
include teaching, research, and quality improvement/quality
Candidates must be board certified by the American Board of
Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology with
additional formal training in Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology. A
successful candidate will have an appointment within the Department
of Surgery and Perioperative Care at Dell Medical School. Regular
participation in educational activities with medical students and
residents is expected. Exciting opportunities for collaboration
with medical and adjunct specialties is encouraged.
The University of Texas Dell Medical School welcomed its inaugural
class in 2016. 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
24 pediatric critical care beds (PICU) and 24 pediatric critical
care beds (CCU).
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The 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.
To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/63738
- Board certified in Pediatric Anesthesiology.
- Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas
(or the ability to obtain prior to appointment).
- Demonstrated clinical teaching, evaluation, and communication
- Should be an innovative self-starter with a commitment to
- Should be self-motivated, innovative, and take initiative in
performing as a team member in both established and new surgical
- Eligible for appointment as an assistant professor or higher in
the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.