The Department of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas are seeking a Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology to lead the Children’s Blood and Cancer Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.
Dell Medical School is the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities. The Dell Medical School’s first class of 50 students started in 2016, with the explicit aim of creating a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation’s leading research universities, the Dell Medical School is creating innovative new models of care delivery, excellence in health care and biomedical research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education.
Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is a state-of-the-art, 248-bed freestanding facility. It is the only dedicated freestanding Children’s Hospital in the region and is a member of Ascension Texas and the Seton Healthcare Family. Serving a 46-county area with a population of 1.9 million, Dell Children’s is the premier health care provider for children and adolescents. The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology division currently includes 8 pediatric hematology/oncology physicians and 12 advanced practice nurses providing coverage in both inpatient and outpatient facilities. Outpatient care is conducted in dedicated clinic space adjacent to the Dell Children’s Medical Center. Skills required include eligibility for Associate to Full Professor at Dell Medical School, board certification in pediatric hematology/oncology, experience running collaborative programs, business skills, demonstrated leadership experience, and interest in innovation and developing new broad based clinical and academic initiatives.
The Chief’s role includes defining and achieving the division’s strategic, clinical, research, and operational goals. Duties will include administrative leadership, clinical care, and academic program development. The Chief will be expected to promote multidisciplinary care of patients as well as research activities within the program. As leader of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program, the Chief will be responsible for collaborative leadership between the guiding institutions, local physician and nursing leadership, as well as administrative partners. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated pediatric hematologist oncologist to direct a growing program and to create lasting working relationships with the new Dell Children’s Medical School.
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