Baylor Scott and White Medical Centerand Texas A&M University College of Medicine seeks an accomplished BoardCertified Intensivist (Surgery, Pulmonary or Anesthesiology) to fill theposition of Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) Medical Director withinthe Department of Surgery at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple.This is a full-time physician leadership rolewith significant clinical responsibilities in the practice of Cardiovascularand Cardiothoracic Intensive Care.
CT ICU Medical Directorprovides medical supervision of the intensivists and professional staff inassociation with the appropriate Department Chairs and assist in oversight ofthe delivery of care throughout Cardiothoracic and Cardiovascular IntensiveCare Unit. This position will work closely with the Associate ExecutiveDirector of Perioperative Services and/or the Nursing Director of Adult ICU's,and serve as chief liaison with the other physicians and Departments thatprovide direct patient care. This position will also serve as a CTICUintensivist that provides direct patient care as appropriate and requested.
CT ICU Medical director candidatesshould possess current certification by their subspecialty board, and have atleast 5-10 yr experience in providing quality of careat a high-volume cardiovascular surgery program. rendered to patients byprofessional staff. The Medical Director provides clinical direction and guidancefor clinical activities of physicians, including medical students, interns, andresidents that may serve in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. Anacademic appointment through the Texas A&M University College of Medicinewill be granted on appointment.
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Divisionpresently consists of 3 cardiac surgeons, 2 general thoracic surgeons, 9mid-level physician assistants/nurse practitioners, and 4 transplant/VADcoordinators. The Division performs over 600 cardiac cases and 300 thoraciccases per year including coronary revascularization, valve repair andreplacements. The Division has several advanced cardiothoracic surgicalprograms, including Heart/Lung Transplantation, mechanical assist device(HeartMate II), TAVR, a Center for Aortic Disease, adult ECMO, and minimallyinvasive and robotic thoracic surgery.BaylorScott & White Medical Center – Temple has ACGME accredited residencyprograms including General Surgery and Anesthesiology. The Department ofAnesthesiology has an advanced fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesiology.
Baylor Scott andWhite is recognized as the largest multi-specialty practice in Texas and one ofthe nation's largest multi-specialty group practice systems.Baylor Scott and White Health serves theentire state of Texas and surrounding states and is the primary tertiary carecenter in central Texas.It employsmore than 12,000 employees, 900 physicians and scientists, and is the primaryclinical teaching facility to approximately 400 medical residents and fellowsin training at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College ofMedicine. Baylor Scott and White healthcare is a collaborative healthsystem with 12 hospitals, 2 additional announced facilities, and 143 clinics atmore than 65 clinic locations, providing care in 46 medical specialties.Founded in 1897, this state of the art teaching hospital is a level 1 traumacenter with 636 beds, including 70 ICU beds. It is consistently ranked asone of the top 100 hospitals and one of the top 15 teaching hospitals in theUnited States by Thomson Reuters.
BoardCertified in Critical Care Medicine (Surgery, Anesthesiology or Pulmonary)
Have a minimum of 5-10 years of successful CT ICU experience at a high-volume cardiovascular surgery program
Have at least 3 to 5 years of leadership experience
Possesses a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas
Strong interpersonal skills and recognition by the medical community
Ability to effectively communicate with the patients/ families, physicians, staff, and the general public
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Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
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