Medical Director - Neonatology

 
Position: Medical Director - Neonatology

Location: US-TX, Lufkin

Talent Area: Physician

Shift: 7 on/ 7off - two weekends a month

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Summary:

Texas Children’s is seeking a Medical Director – Neonatology in Lufkin, TX.   The Level II -  8 bed NICU is a new addition and will be managed by Texas Children’s Community Initiatives and supported by Baylor College of Medicine Board Certified/ Board Eligible Neonatologists.

 

Texas Children’s Community Initiatives program has provided neonatal, pediatric and subspecialty and more recently maternal fetal medicine services to community hospitals since 2003.   CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial in Lufkin will be the 12thcommunity hospital partnership and the first in East Texas.

 

Texas Children’s is a recognized leader in the treatment of babies born with complications or prematurely, and this partnership will allow area residents to have the best care for their babies right in their own community.

CHI St. Luke’s Health will have the only NICU in the region managed by Texas Children’s.  



Responsibilities :

  • Assesses, diagnoses, treats, and educates patients
  • Documents information in patient’s chart regarding assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and education
  • Records diagnosis/CPT in an accurate, timely manner to ensure prompt posting of charges per site protocol
  • Provides verbal and/or written information regarding treatment regimens in language that is understandable and appropriate for the patient and/or caregiver
  • Serves as a credible, knowledgeable educational resource for the patient, family, community and other healthcare professionals
  • Participates in site meetings and provides input to address patient care issues or operational concerns


Qualifications:

Baylor College of Medicine requires all new employees to provide either proof of COVID-19 vaccination or to submit an acceptable exemption form that is medical or religious based within 60 days of hire to BCM Occupational Health.

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics and Neonatology
  • Must have or be able to obtain an unrestricted Texas medical license
  • Five years experience required


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