The Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an experience General Surgeon to fill their Section Chief position at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, a competitive salary, and a full benefits package. The candidates' credentials and experience will determine the rank of the academic appointment.Job Duties
Responsibilities include admit, evaluate, diagnose, consult and provide surgical (including pre and post-operative) management to patients (six years through adulthood) with congenital and acquired abnormalities and diseases, whether developmental, inflammatory, neoplastic, or traumatic. May provide care to patients in the intensive care setting in conformance with unit policies. Assess, stabilize, and determine disposition of patients with emergent conditions consistent with medical staff policy regarding emergency and consultative call services.Minimum Qualifications
- Minimum Education: MD/DO degree or equivalent. Successful completion of an Accreditation council for graduate medical education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited general surgery or successful completion of an accredited fellowship in pediatric surgery.
- Minimum Certification/Licenses: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (or eligible for same);
- Current certification in surgery or pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery or eligible for same;
- Experience: Demonstrated current competence and evidence of at least fifty (50) surgical procedures (six years through adulthood), reflective of the scope of privileges requested, during the past 12 months or successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency or clinical fellowship within the past 12 months.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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