***FILLED*** Pediatric Nephrology Opening – Texas

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Texas Children's Hospital
Published
August 29, 2018
Location
Houston Metro Area, Texas
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We’re seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Nephrologist for an exceptional new opportunity joining Texas Children’s Hospital at their rapidly expanding campus at The Woodlands.  Texas Children’s The Woodlands opened their outpatient clinic and ICU in the fall of 2016 in this desirable, growing area of the Houston metroplex and is the second community pediatric hospital in the Texas Children’s system.

Ranked 4th in the nation of Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report out of nearly 200 pediatric institutions, Texas Children’s has been placed on the Best Children’s Honor Roll of best pediatric hospitals for the ninth consecutive year. The hospital’s outstanding reputation for treatment advances has contributed to its current No. 1 ranking in Texas. In fact, over the last decade, no other pediatric hospital in the state has ever achieved an overall ranking as high as Texas Children’s. Inpatient services at Texas Children’s The Woodlands opened in April 2017 with 62 inpatient beds, including 14 PICU, 14 NICU, and 34 acute care beds.

The Renal Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is one of the largest programs in the world and provides diagnostic, therapeutic and long-term care for infants, children and adolescents with all forms of congenital and acquired kidney diseases. Care is provided with an integrated, comprehensive, patient and family centered focus by a team of physicians, advance practice providers, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, child-life specialists, psychologists, and quality of life leaders. Texas Children’s Hospital is a national leader in renal replacement therapy (RRT) for critically ill children with acute renal failure, providing, peritoneal dialysis, acute hemodialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).  Texas Children’s is also one of the few pediatric centers in the United States that offers MARS therapy for children with liver failure or drug ingestions.

Located about 30 miles north of downtown Houston, The Woodlands is one of the premier 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 being a short drive from downtown 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.  

For complete details and confidential consideration for this exciting new position, please contact me at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, or by phone at (877) 440-3832 or cell/text at (214) 850-3094, including nights and weekends.

 

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