Job ID: 290131996
Last Updated: 3/15/2023
1110163 Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist for Academic practice in west Texas
Universal Health Services, Inc.
Northwest Children's Hospital at Northwest Texas Healthcare System is assisting Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Amarillo campus in recruiting a BC/BE Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist for an employed faculty position to include providing services at our hospital.
The Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Residency Program at TTUHSC at Amarillo is a collegial, tight-knit community of residents and faculty with a big mission to train confident and compassionate physicians and deliver evidence-based, family-centered care for a diverse population in an open learning environment. The department enjoys a strong reputation in the region and includes a faculty staff in general pediatrics and pediatric subspecialties including neonatal-perinatal, cardiology, critical care, endocrinology, hematology-oncology, neurology, sports medicine, surgery, and developmental-behavioral.
-Employed position and faculty appointment with TTUHSC Amarillo
-Inpatient Hem/Onc service and consults
-Outpatient Hem/Onc clinic 4 half-days per week
-Competitive salary and compensation plan with full benefits package
-Provide medical education and supervision to pediatric and other residents and medical students
-Conduct and publish peer-reviewed clinical research
-BC/BE in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
-Become board certified within a year of hire date if BE
-Completion of an ACGME-accredited Pediatrics residency program
-Completion of an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Hem-Onc fellowship program
-Exemplary clinical skills, a team spirit, collegiality, an interested in training pediatric residents and medical students
-Clean background and medical license record
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine has three campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, and the Permean Basin. Serving the healthcare needs of over 2.5 Million people in a 108-county area, Texas Tech physicians provide care in a comprehensive range of specialties as well as clinical research and teaching.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the 500,000+ residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. As the Trauma Center for the Texas Panhandle and a certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its Emergency Department each year. Northwest Childrens Hospital is the Panhandles primary pediatric provider, with many pediatric subspecialties available through our partnership with Texas Tech Amarillo. The hospital offers a 35-bed Level III NICU and a 12-bed PICU to serve patients and families. The Childbirth Center at NWTHS is a Level III Maternal Designation facility with care provided by faculty and community OB/GYNs, MFM specialists, 24-hour OB-certified CRNAs, and high-risk OB trained nurses. NWTHS is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's largest hospital and healthcare management companies.
Amarillo, Texas: At 3,672 feet altitude with consistent breezes and low humidity, Amarillo enjoys 270 days of sunshine annually and four distinct seasons. Top-rated schools, upscale neighborhoods with views, and well-appointed country clubs offer families and individuals an exceptional quality of life. Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the United States. World-class skiing and snowboarding can be found in Taos, NM, only a 5-hour drive away. Amarillo boasts a vibrant cultural arts scene including a symphony, ballet, opera, museums, and art galleries. Sports teams, diverse restaurants and cuisine, great shopping, annual festivals, and a historic, revitalized downtown with a brand-new baseball park and minor league team combine to present a variety of entertainment options. With a metro area population of 300,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities!
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