The Division of Ambulatory General Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock is looking for an outstanding pediatrician to join their division. Responsibilities include direct patient care in the general pediatric ambulatory clinics, with the predominant site being in Southwest Lubbock.
Additionally, the pediatrician will provide inpatient care in the family care nursery within the normal rotational schedule of other general ambulatory pediatricians and coverage up to twice a month at our rural school-based clinic approximately 60 miles away. Besides clinical service, there is an expectation for participation in educating future health care providers, conducting research, participating in quality improvement, and engaging in advocacy in settings where normally developing children and children with special health care needs receive high value comprehensive, team-based care that is flexible and responsive to new health care delivery models.
Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Pediatrics. Once Board Certified, it is the expectation, that one would enter maintenance of certification. The selected candidates will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical Non-Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 23176BR
About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Independent since 1969
Like Texas itself, we are an independent and proud institution that is part of a larger union, the Texas Tech University System. As a university separate from Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has been entrusted with a singular charge: to teach the next generation of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, researchers and health care professionals while simultaneously providing the people of West Texas with world-class patient care. We are both an institution of higher learning and a place where people come for life-saving medical care.
The growing institution has campuses in Lubbock, Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Midland and Odessa. More than 10,000 health care professionals have been trained within TTUHSC’s five schools (medicine, nursing, biomedical sciences, health professions, and pharmacy), and it continues to meet the health care needs of the 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108 counties stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.
We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked resea...rch environment with significant studies underway in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases, and rural health.
The AAMC has ranked Texas Tech #1 in faculty satisfaction (Promotion & Tenure, Transparency, Women's satisfaction in the workplace)
Top 10% in the U.S. for diversity
TTUHSC Graduating Medical students are in the top 15%
Clinical Research institute available to faculty-Biostatisticians, research nurses
Collaboration with two local hospital systems, including a free-standing Children's Hospital