University of Texas Health, San Antonio seeks a Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology. UT Health San Antonio offers education and patient care at University Hospital which includes the only Level I Pediatric Trauma center in the region; a Level IV NICU; and maintains a Maternal Level IV ranking. UT Health San Antonio will be opening a Women’s and Children Center in 2022 to include 300 new beds in a new 12-story, $500M tower. In addition, University Hospital is undergoing a multi-million dollar expansion to their existing Sky Tower to include new heart and vascular space. University Health System has committed to investing nearly $40 million in major expansions to the Heart and Vascular Institute.
University Children’s Health Heart Center offers some of the best outcomes in the nation with a strong team of cardiothoracic surgeons, pediatric intensivists, pediatric cardiologists, cardiac nurses and heart health professionals, providing the highest quality of care. University Children’s Health Heart Center is just one of 3 pediatric heart programs in Texas designated by Optum as a Center of Excellence and is the only program in the region that publicly reports outcomes data through the Society of Thoracic Surgeons database.
The Division Chief will balance commitment to the education, patient care, and research missions of the division. Dually reporting to the Chair of Pediatrics and Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute, this role will expand the national visibility and prestige of the division, which is poised for significant growth in all areas. The Division Chief will play an integral role in the continued development and expansion of the Heart and Vascular Institute, contributing to strategic growth, operational excellence, and clinical advancement of cardiovascular services.
The ideal candidate will offer:
- Clinical background in pediatric cardiology, with an exemplary clinical track record. Must be qualified for a faculty role at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
- Proven ability to foster collegial and peer participation from all disciplines to contribute to a superior clinical service line.
- Strong organizational, management, financial, and budgetary skills.