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Physician, Pediatric Hematology

We Are Hiring

The Children's Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is seeking a board certified/board eligible Pediatric Hematology Physician to provide excellent care for our pediatric inpatient and outpatient oncology services.

 

About this opportunity:

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team including 8 board certified physicians and 15 nurse practitioners in a collegial work environment.

  • The candidate will enjoy an active inpatient and outpatient clinical and consultative service which manages 120-130 new oncology patients a year.
  • Responsibilities will include providing patient care, sharing call coverage, and providing community outreach education.
  • Additional clinical activities include participation in program development and expansion of the pediatric blood and cancer program.
  • Ideal candidates should have a dedication to clinical excellence and clinical research.

The Children's Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center (CBCC) is the largest pediatric hematology/oncology provider in Central Texas and is a member of the Ascension Seton Family of Hospitals.

About Ascension Seton and Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMCCT)

 

As a member of Ascension Seton, DCMCCT is a 248-bed children’s hospital serving 46-counties. The only freestanding pediatric facility in the region with a Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV epilepsy center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, DCMCCT’s mission is to be a center of excellence for children’s health with a strong alliance of expert personnel, facilities and other specialty resources. Seton partners with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and shares a common vision of transforming healthcare through a focus on quality and value. Through the power of this partnership, providers share a leading role in building the future of health care for Central Texas and beyond. Ascension Seton operates the primary teaching hospitals where DMS undergraduate and graduate students train.

 

Austin has been designated by US News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” for several years. This growing metropolis is considered “the live music capital of the world,” a high-tech growth hub, and home to one of the largest state universities in the country. Seton Healthcare Family is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest non-profit health system.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, is a faith-based non-profit healthcare system founded in 1902 by the Daughters of Charity. Called to be a sign of God’s unconditional love for all, Ascension Seton strives to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Seton Family of Hospitals-TX, you will have the opportunity to

Provides medical services to patients in an assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board .  

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
 
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
 

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 356138
Category: Physicians
Facility: TXAUS Dell Childrens Medical
Ministry: Ascension Seton, TX
Location: Austin, TX

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