Medical Director, Texas Children’s Hospital Cancer and Hematology Center
Texas Children’s Hospital
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
College / University
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Medical Director, Texas Children’s Hospital Cancer and Hematology Center Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) is seeking an inspirational leader to serve as the Medical Director of the Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center.
The Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center is in a strong era of strategic growth and active transformation. In the 2022-2023 edition, US News & World Report ranked Texas Children’s Hospital No.4 in pediatric cancer. The opportunities for innovation, collaboration and growth have never been more promising.
Working collaboratively with administrative and nursing leadership, the Medical Director will be responsible for leading the coordination, organization, and oversight of all clinical operations rendered by attending physicians, advanced practice providers, and hematology-oncology fellows in the Center. The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized physician, clinically active and specialty trained in pediatric hematology oncology with a distinguished record of achievement in clinical operations, education, clinical care, and research. They will have a collaborative, team-based leadership style, and the ability to build relationships and lead through influence. They must also be operationally savvy, with the business acumen and cultural intelligence to lead within a complex, matrixed environment.
The Medical Director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center will report to the Hematology/Oncology Division Chief in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital
The ideal candidate for the Medical Director position will possess a MD or MD/PhD degree (or equivalent) from an accredited medical school and be Board Certified in Pediatrics and certified in Pediatric Hematology Oncology. They will be a full-time faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics at the rank of Associate Professor or above with 10 or more years of administrative, clinical, and educational experience.
Procedure for Candidacy Texas Children’s Hospital has retained the services of the executive search firm Korn Ferry to conduct this important, national search. Initial applications should consist of two documents. First, a full-length curriculum vitae. Second, a two-page letter of interest describing why you are interested in the role and Texas Children’s Hospital; why you are a good fit for the position based on your experience, and why now is a good time for you to consider the opportunity. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted in confidence, to: Dr. Melissa Bacon at [email protected]