Contributes to the university s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.
Diagnose and provide specialized treatment to critically ill infants suffering from a variety of conditions, including birth defects, injury, and illness; stabilize newborn patients; admit critically ill infants to the unit and manage to discharge; perform procedures, such as endotracheal intubation, ventilator management, surfactant treatment, interpretation of x-rays and head ultrasounds, umbilical lines placement, and peripherally inserted venous catheter placement; coordinate transfers and discussions with other sub-specialty physicians; meet with families to discuss care plans; evaluate morbidity and mortality data; prepare and update protocols for the neonatal intensive care unit and nursery to improve patient care; manage quality improvement procedures and transport protocol; take an active role in the medical education of nurses, respiratory therapist, residents, and medical students; participate in scholarly activities, including research, continuing medical education, and publication.
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.
M.D. degree or foreign medical equivalent. Completion of three year Pediatric Residency and three year Neonatology Fellowship. Must be Board Certified in Pediatrics and Board Certified/Eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Must be eligible to obtain a Texas State Medical License.
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