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Exciting opportunities in the Pediatrics Department in Amarillo, TX – ranked the #2 fastest growing midsize economy in the US! - Amarillo, TX, USA

Job Description

The Department of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, is growing & has great opportunities in Amarillo! 

Neonatology – We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Neonatologist to join the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team. This position works with 3 other neonatologists and 5 neonatal nurse practitioners. Neonatal care, comprised of 10 shifts per month, is provided at a Level 3 NICU with great collaboration from other service lines. This position offers a mix of inpatient hospital services with academic teaching and training of medical students and residents.  34118BR

Pediatrics – We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible General Pediatrician to join the team. This position offers a mix of outpatient clinic (80% clinical) and academic medical student and resident teaching (20% academic) and mentoring. The weekly schedule will be typically 4 days in clinic, with one day for administrative and teaching duties. The Department of Pediatrics consists of 10 Pediatricians and 5 advanced practice providers, each Pediatrician covers a total of 11 weeks of inpatient and/or nursery and on call services. 31572BR

Pediatric Surgery – We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Pediatric Surgeon to join the team.  This position will provide pediatric surgery services at both UHS-Northwest Texas Hospital and Ardent-BSA Hospital.  There will be 2 outpatient clinic days per week.  Call is shared with another Pediatric Surgeon.  31456BR

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology – We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist to join the team.  This position will provide inpatient Hem/Onc consult service and cover outpatient clinic 2 days per week.  Opportunities to publish peer reviewed clinical research.  31455BR

Pediatric Endocrinology – We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Pediatric Endocrinologist to join the team. This position offers a mix of outpatient clinic (80% clinical) and academic medical student and resident teaching (20% academic) and mentoring. The weekly schedule will consist of 4 clinic days, averaging 12 patients per full day, and 1 administrative day that will include teaching duties.  Call will be split with another Pediatric Endocrinologist.  34120BR

The Department of Pediatrics strives to provide the highest standard of medical care for its pediatric patients with a commitment to ensuring excellence in the education of medical students and resident physicians. TTUHSC Pediatricians provide the highest quality of medical care for our patients, and serve as an advocate for pediatric health issues throughout the Texas Panhandle and State.

Academic rank will commensurate with academic experience and accomplishments, state benefits and more included.  To learn more about Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and our great community in West Texas, see below:

About Us:

Since 1978, the School of Medicine at Amarillo has trained medical students and residents with particular emphasis in clinical care.  Over 70 medical students and over 75 residents receive training on our campus every year.  Because of superior bed-side teaching, a high faculty-to-student ratio, and a wide range of clinical facilities our student and resident educational experiences are highly rated. 

Local hospitals and facilities, including several area nursing homes and many private physician offices, provide training sites.  The Texas Tech Physician Clinics provide over 115,000 visits per year.  Fellowships in geriatrics, women's health, and rural obstetrics add to our student and resident training program. 

Faculty participate in many multicenter clinical trials in cancer treatment.  Our newly established Faculty Clinical Research Unit assists students and residents to collaborate with faculty and to prepare abstracts and case reports.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Community:

Amarillo, TX is a growing city and offers the best in education, entertainment, and medical needs in West Texas. In 2023, Amarillo was named the #2 fastest growing midsize economy due to its diverse economic representation.  The metropolitan population is made up of over 200,000 with an even larger catchment population. Amarillo residents enjoy an easy-going lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, cultural centers, bars, boutiques, and a drive of less than 20 minutes to anywhere in the city.  Amarillo is 30 minutes from the second largest canyon in the U.S.A., called Palo Duro Canyon, and offers unique hiking and camping experiences. Amarillo represents the true Southwest and is just 4-6 hours away from destinations like Santa Fe, Denver, and Oklahoma City.  Amarillo International Airport allows travel to locations around the world.

Contact Email: julie.barclay@ttuhsc.edu
Employer: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Location: Amarillo, TX, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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