Baylor College of Medicine is seeking 3 full-time faculty members to join our team in the Department of Pediatrics Section of Gastroenterology at the CHRISTUS Children's Hospital of San Antonio. We have needs for a General Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Advanced Endoscopy Gastroenterologist, and a physician Specializing in Motility Disorders. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics (rank is determined by individual accomplishments), a competitive salary, and full benefits package.
About The Children's Hospital of San Antonio:
Serving as a focal point for pediatric services throughout the community, CHofSA is a world-class children's hospital - both inside and out. In February 2013, The Children's Hospital finalized an agreement with Baylor College of Medicine, highly ranked medical school by the U.S. News & World Report. Baylor College of Medicine recruits, employs and oversees physicians and advance practice practitioners at the Children's Hospital.
About San Antonio:
The Alamo City is one of Texas' most historic and charming metropolitan areas, blending Old West history, Spanish heritage, and all the energy of a big city yet with the warm, welcoming feel of a small town. Residents are drawn to San Antonio by it's housing prices, which are comparatively lower than the other large U.S. cities, along with the area's sunny weather and mild winters, rich diversity, excellent public and private schools, abundance of green space, professional sports, top-notch restaurants, two major amusement parks, shopping, nightlife and entertainment, and a strong regional economy, plus easy access to a major airport.
Clinical responsibilities include ambulatory and inpatient care, consultative services, and performance of general GI procedures. The candidate is expected to participate in the supervision and education of medical students, residents, and fellows in Gastroenterology. The section has also established the first of its kind Advanced Endoscopy fellowship and has successfully trained 5 fellows. The Voelker Clinical Research Center provides assistance for interested faculty who wish to pursue clinical research.
Outpatient clinical care for children with all types of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.
Inpatient care, consultation, and emergency room consultation for children with all types of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.
General pediatric gastrointestinal procedures (e.g., upper endoscopy and colonoscopy with related therapeutic procedures).
M.D., Ph.D. / M.D. / D.O. degree, or equivalent
Completion of an ACGME approved fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology (or equivalent)
Licensed by the Texas Medical Board
Board Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty certification in pediatric gastroenterology medicine (or eligible for same)
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.