Pediatrics - Gastroenterology (Assistant Professor)

Baylor College of Medicine

Katy, TX

Job posting number: #7261229 (Ref:18504-en_US)

Posted: July 9, 2024

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Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is greater Houston's first suburban pediatric hospital, providing premier tertiary level pediatric care in the community setting. The GI team currently consists of 5 full time pediatric gastroenterologists and 2 part-time NPs who provide outpatient and inpatient clinical care primarily at the West Campus, which is located approximately 20 miles west of the Texas Medical Center in downtown Houston. There is a busy outpatient GI program with comprehensive nursing and administrative support averaging > 500 patient visits per month. Dedicated GI registered dietitians, social work staff, a hospital-based Infusion Center and Radiology Department including Interventional Radiology; all support the needs of our patient-centered care. GI faculty lead and participate in several multidisciplinary clinics that interdigitate with programs based in The Texas Medical Center including the Aerodigestive Program, Eosinophilic GI Disease Clinic, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program with Pediatric Surgery, and the Hepatology Program, to name a few. The West Campus has a high volume of GI procedures with an average of >750 GI procedures per year. Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies are performed in a dedicated GI procedural suite currently supported by 4 RNs, 1 GI Technician and the Pediatric Anesthesia team. The West Campus GI Faculty provide inpatient coverage at the hospital, which is comprised of more than 40 subspecialty clinics, 42 Acute Care beds, 22 PICU beds and 23 EC beds with an average of >3500 hospital admissions per year. The in-patient gastroenterology service is consultative with primary clinical care responsibilities managed by the pediatric hospitalist medicine team.


The Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in partnership with Texas Children's Hospital is recruiting a full-time pediatric gastroenterologist for an exciting position in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital to join a well-established and collaborative team at the West Campus location in Katy, TX ( ).

The preferred candidate for this role will have completed a fellowship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and demonstrate outstanding procedural proficiency, coupled with a notable interest and/or expertise in Celiac Disease. This exceptional opportunity extends to the selected candidate the prospect to make substantial contributions to the growth of our thriving Celiac Program. The role entails leading or advancing our clinical research and quality improvement initiatives, as well as spearheading educational and community engagement endeavors for the Celiac Program. This position will primarily provide out-patient clinical care, in-patient coverage, and consultation at the Texas Children's Hospital West Campus location. Responsibilities may include an active out-patient program with approximately 7 half-day sessions per week, one half-day procedure session and approximately one in > 4-week call coverage of the in-patient and emergency room consultation services. Additionally, there may be occasional outpatient clinic coverage at Texas Children's Specialty Care locations. Faculty at the West Campus location remain active in teaching students, residents, fellows and have a track record of participation in quality improvement and clinical research, including clinical trials.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7261229 (Ref:18504-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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