Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care
Dell Medical School
Apr 11, 2018
Open until filled
The Dell Medical School
in conjunction with
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
is seeking Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
physicians to be part of the Texas Center for Pediatric and
Congenital Heart Disease. These physicians will work
collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to serve the growing
need of the regional pediatric population in Central Texas to
deliver world class pediatric heart care.
Candidates will possess experience in caring for children with
complex congenital and acquired heart disease in a Pediatric
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Primary responsibilities will include
oversight and provision of direct care to patients in the mixed
PICU/PCICU as well as the critical care team responsible for taking
care of these patients. Candidates will also participate in
coordinated outreach efforts for the Center.
A successful candidate will have an appointment within 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
Candidates will be board certified by the American Board of
Pediatric Critical Care with additional training in Pediatric
Cardiac Critical Care (not required if dual boarded in Cardiology).
Hiring is contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state
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, 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.
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.
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- Meets applicable credentialing and privileging standards for
his/her specialty. Board certification or board eligible within two
(2) years of completion of training.
- 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 in
the Department of Pediatrics.