***FILLED*** New Leadership Opening – Service Director Pediatric Anesthesiology

Texas Children's
January 5, 2018
Houston Metropolitan Area, Texas


We've been engaged to identify a Board Certified Pediatric Anesthesiologist for an exciting leadership opportunity joining Texas Children’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine.

As Service Director for Texas Children’s Woodlands Campus Anesthesiology Service, you will have the opportunity to lead and develop the service located at the second community pediatric hospital in the Texas Children’s system. The inpatient facility opened in April 2017 with 62 inpatient beds, including 14 PICU, 14 NICU, and 34 acute care beds. 7 daily anesthetizing locations are currently active, including 4 operating rooms, 2 MRI scanners, and a procedure suite. The successful Service Director will lead a high quality growing service, working collaboratively with surgical, medical, and hospital leadership to develop new programs and services. Academic rank is according to Baylor policy; and salary will be commensurate with academic rank and experience.

Texas Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked among the nation’s top 4 children’s hospitals for 2017-18 by US News & World Report and is the largest free-standing children’s hospital system in the United States. The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine has 80 Pediatric Anesthesiology physician faculty members, and performs more than 45,000 anesthetics annually in more than 50 anesthetizing locations, representing all surgical subspecialties and non-operating room locations.

Located about 45 minutes north of downtown Houston, The Woodlands is one of the top master-planned communities in the nation, designed to foster the best in career opportunities, neighborhood involvement, family life and recreation. Within The Woodlands are 7,790 acres of green space, 130 neighborhood parks, 205 miles of hike and bike trails, the 200-acre Lake Woodlands, golf, tennis and kayaking. It’s also home to top-notch medical facilities, including Texas Children’s Hospital; excellent schools; approximately 200 restaurants, upscale shopping and more than 21 million square feet of office, research, institutional and industrial space. Ten residential villages each have been designed as small towns, and each has its own range of home styles and price points, along with local amenities. You’ll love the outstanding quality of life here – not to mention that, as a resident of Texas, you’ll pay no state income tax.

In The Woodlands, you’re less than 90 minutes from coastal Galveston, about two and half hours’ drive from Austin, and about three hours from both Dallas and San Antonio. You’ll also enjoy being just 30 miles from Houston, one of the nation’s largest and most exciting cities, home to a wealth of major-league sports events including the 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros, world-class cultural attractions and entertainment, and world-renowned cuisine.

The successful candidate for the leadership position will have a minimum of 5 years’ post-fellowship experience as an attending pediatric anesthesiologist as well as leadership roles in clinical or quality programs. The director will spend at least 90 percent of their time at the Woodlands campus. Candidates must be ABA Board Certified in Pediatric Anesthesiology, and eligible for an unrestricted Texas medical license and appointment to the full-time Baylor College of Medicine faculty.

For complete details and confidential consideration for this exceptional opportunity, please contact Glenda Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com or by phone at (877) 440-3832.


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