Surgical First Assist Needed for Pediatric Congenital Heart Program
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Medical City Children's Hospital, Dallas, TX
Medical City Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric hospital that serves as a regional referral center specializing in inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and specialty pediatric services. A dedicated pediatric and neonatal transport team transports patients by helicopter, airplane and ambulance from across Texas and neighboring states. Medical City Children's Hospital was the first hospital in North Texas to be recognized as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for excellence in nursing care.
* 46-Bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
* 10-Bed Level III Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
* 66-Bed General Pediatric Unit
* 10-Bed Congenital Heart Surgery Unit (CHSU)
* 10-Bed Pediatric Emergency Room with 2 Pediatric Express Care Rooms
* Child Life Services
* Comprehensive Diagnostic/Radiology Services
* Outpatient Specialty Center/Pre-Operative Preparation and Teaching
* Inpatient Medical/Surgical Care
* Rehabilitation Services
* Transport Team
* Social Work
Job SummaryKnown in Dallas as “The City Just for Kids,” Medical City Children’s Hospital has an unwavering focus on patient care and offers world-renowned excellence in comprehensive pediatric services. Since 1996, our specialists haven’t let anything distract them from serving children. As a result, we’ve helped thousands of children from more than 75 countries. We are a comprehensive children’s hospital with specialists in virtually every pediatric subspecialty.
Medical City is the only facility in north Texas where fetal diagnosis, maternal, neonatal and pediatric transport, high risk delivery stabilization in the NICU, corrective surgery, state of the art postoperative monitoring and care and long term follow-up of patients with complex congenital heart disease can all be delivered under one roof.
The Congenital Heart Surgery Unit (CHSU) accommodates around 400 children annually who undergo heart operations performed by Dr. Eric Mendeloff. 30% of our cases are neonates and 58% are under the age of 2 years. Cases range in complexity from palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome to closure of atrial and ventricular septal defects. Highly specialized care in the CHSU is provided by subspeciality-trained physicians and an excellent group of long term nurses and respiratory therapists. This focus on pediatric cardiac care has resulted in superlative patient outcomes that exceed national norms. The heart program’s success has attracted referrals from across the country. With the addition of a second Congenital Heart Surgeon to our already robust program, we anticipate growth that will require a another member for our surgical team.
All candidates are preferred to have surgical experience in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery however those with solid experience in pediatric surgery from a variety of subspecialties should also apply.
Positions are employed and offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits packet.
Our hospital has immense current capabilities and is positioned to grow. If you are interested in being a part of an excellent team please contact Lauren De Haven at Lauren.DeHaven@hcahealthcare.com or call 972-401-8725 today for more information.