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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Division Chief

Company: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Cente
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center is conducting an international search for candidates to serve as Chief of the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to envision and realize the future growth of an already outstanding pediatric NICU program - ranked by USNWR among the best in the nation - within the vibrant and growing UT Southwestern Medical Center, also routinely considered among the nation's finest. The mission of the UT Southwestern Pediatric Neonatology Division is to provide excellent, high value care to neonates while advancing the field through research and innovation and educating future physicians in the care of children in the neonatal intensive care unit. The Division is among the largest in the nation with 50 faculty members who drive forward clinical and scholarly programs in 1) neonatal resuscitation, 2) hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, 3) long-term follow-up care, 4) clinical informatics, and 5) quality and patient safety via multiple national registries. Our faculty deliver services in multiple NICU settings, with a total of 19,000 births and over 3400 NICU admissions annually. In addition to the 96-bed unit at Parkland Memorial Hospital, one of the nation's largest Level IV NICUs and the first in Dallas County, our faculty also serve the 47-bed Level IV NICU at Children's Health, the 47-bed Level III NICU at Texas Health Dallas (THD) Hospital, and the 30-bed Level III NICU at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. Pediatric Neonatology faculty have resources sufficient to meet present and future needs of neonates across the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of more than 6,500,000 and growing. The Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern has a long and rich history that is interwoven with the roots of UT Southwestern Medical School and with the development and growth of Children's Health, our primary clinical partner. The Department is structured into 17 academic divisions, consisting of approximately 350 faculty members and several clinical multidisciplinary programs to cover the full spectrum of child health and disease. UT Southwestern, one of the nation's premier academic medical centers, is located just a short drive from downtown Dallas. The campus integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution's faculty number is more than 2,700 and includes six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 16 members of the National Academy of Medicine, and 13 investigators in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 80 specialties to more than 105,000 hospitalized patients, nearly 370,000 emergency room cases, and oversee approximately 3 million outpatient visits a year. Many are cared for in the three major hospitals on campus: Clements University Hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, and Children's Medical Center Dallas. Applicants will be considered for appointment in one of the UT Southwestern academic tracks at the Associate Professor or Professor level with or without tenure, commensurate with professional accomplishments and status in the field. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of Texas and must be board certified in Pediatric Neonatology. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. Interested applicants should apply online at https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/ (search for Job #689532) and upload a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest. In addition, please submit the CV and cover letter to: Jorge Bezerra, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics Chair, Department of Pediatrics Jorge.Bezerra@UTSouthwestern.edu To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.For COVID-19 vaccine information, applicants should visit UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: .

Keywords: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Cente, Dallas , Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Division Chief, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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