Compassion is what ultimately drove Tyler Giess into the medical field. While growing up, he had to watch his sister go in and out of various hospitals, all of which gave him a unique understanding of the challenges families face when navigating the healthcare system. It’s this experience, as well as compassion for his loved ones, that inspired him to pursue a degree in Clinical Laboratory Science.
During his studies, Tyler was first introduced to Texas Children’s through his clinical rotations while obtaining his Clinical Laboratory Science degree. After graduation – and having enjoyed his time with the organization so much – Tyler began his career at Texas Children’s as a medical technologist for our Pathology’s Division of Transfusion Medicine & Coagulation. From there, and with the help of our Tuition Assistance Program, Tyler was able to attain a graduate degree.
Previously, as our assistant director of Pathology at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, Tyler was in a role that allowed him to contribute to the health and well-being of children and families. Starting off as a clinical worker and then transitioning to an administrative leader, Tyler has been exposed to many aspects of medical work and knows just how important the experience is for our families.
Having worked on the opening of Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, Tyler knows the kind of hard work and dedication it takes to open a new hospital. That’s why he is now taking that experience and translating it into Texas Children’s most ambitious expansion yet, a new Austin hospital, set to open in 2024. Positioned as the new director of Business Operations & Support Services for this Austin location, Tyler is dedicated to providing world-class health care for the children and women of Central Texas.
If you have the same empathetic spirit and drive to help others as Tyler, review our open positions at TexasChildrenspeople.org and find the right opportunity for you.