Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as Division Chief and lead the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at CHRISTUS Children’s in San Antonio.
The division currently consists of 10 pediatric hospital medicine physicians with a highly successful fellowship program. The position will have dedicated administrative time to develop and grow the division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. The position is employed by Baylor College of Medicine and offers a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid relocation.
The successful candidate would be board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hospital Medicine and must be eligible for academic rank of associate professor or full professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Excellence in clinical care, quality, teaching, team building, and scholarly achievements are required. The Division Chief is responsible for overseeing the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and developing an outstanding team of physicians to follow the vision of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, which is to provide excellent service to sick children, families and referring physicians and facilities. It is expected that the Division Chief devote time to administrative responsibilities. Experience in administrative leadership and mentoring junior faculty is highly desired.
Provides strong leadership to the division to provide the most outstanding medical care, quality, research and education.
Develops long-range plans for the division.
Recommends division appointments and promotions to the Chair of Pediatrics.
Stimulates and supports research studies in the division.
Demands the highest quality of medical care for patients.
Demonstrates and demands the highest ethical and professional behavior.
Helps to manage budgets and maintain positive financial performance for the division.
About CHRISTUS Children’s:
Serving as a focal point for pediatric services throughout the community, CHRISTUS Children’s in San Antonio, Texas is a world-class children’s hospital – both inside and out. In February 2013, The CHRISTUS Children’s finalized an agreement with Baylor College of Medicine, ranked as the #6 medical school by U.S. News & World Report in 2020-21. Baylor College of Medicine recruits, employs and oversees physicians at the Children’s Hospital.
CHRISTUS Children’s is the culmination of the vision of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word and the CHRISTUS Health System leadership. The organization now employs over 1,000 staff members, including a 400-nurse team who earned Magnet designation in 2018.
About San Antonio: The Alamo City is one of Texas’ most historic and charming metropolitan areas, blending Old West history, Spanish heritage, and all the energy of a big city yet with the warm, welcoming feel of a small town. Residents are drawn to San Antonio by its housing prices, which are comparatively lower than other large U.S. cities, along with the area’s sunny weather and mild winters, rich diversity, excellent public and private schools, abundance of green space, professional sports, top-notch restaurants, two major amusement parks, shopping, nightlife and entertainment, and a strong regional economy, plus easy access to a major airport.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We gladly provide equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.
For complete details and consideration, please contact:
Elumalai Appachi, M.D. MRCP(UK), DCH, FAAP
Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine