Assistant Professor – CHofSA Pediatrics – Rheumatology

first_imgBaylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:About The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio:We have transformed into a world-class children’s hospital – bothinside and out. In a typical year, we project that we will haveprovided inpatient care to 5,000 children, emergency care to 80,000patients (including our downtown campus and our freestandingpediatric emergency center at Westover Hills), and 73,000outpatients.The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio employs over 600 alliedhealth professionals, plus 400 nurses. The Joint Commissionlicensed us as the first freestanding children’s hospital in SanAntonio on September 18, 2012.Early February 2013, The Children’s Hospital of San Antoniofinalized agreements to collaborate with Texas’ top pediatricmedical providers, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’sHospital.About Baylor:Baylor College of Medicine ( www.bcm.edu ) is recognized as one of thenation’s premier academic health science centers and is known forexcellence in education, research, healthcare, and communityservice. BCM is currently associated with multiple educational,healthcare, and research affiliates.SummaryThe Section of Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics atBaylor College of Medicine has an opening for a full-time facultyposition at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. This positioncomes with a faculty appointment within the Department ofPediatrics, a competitive salary, and a full benefits package. Thecandidates’ credentials and experience will determine the rank ofthe academic appointment. Responsibilities include admit, evaluate,diagnose, consult and provide treatment to infants, children’s,adolescents with proven or suspected acute and chronic, rheumaticdiseases or disorders of the joints, muscle, muscle strains, commonathletic injuries, and collagen disease. May provide care topatients in the intensive care setting in conformance with unitpolicies. Assess, stabilize and determine disposition of patientswith emergent conditions consistent with medical staffpolicy.Minimum QualificationsMinimum Education: M.D./D.O. degree, or equivalent successfulcompletion of an accredited fellowship in pediatricrheumatologyMinimum Certification/Licenses: Licensed by the Texas MedicalBoard (or eligible for same); Board certification in pediatricrheumatology by the by the American Board of Pediatrics (oreligible for same) Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Equal Access Employer.3019CA; CHlast_img read more