The Department of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is seeking a third board certified or board eligible Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist. The candidate will join two full time partners in providing inpatient and outpatient service at Covenant Children’s Hospital, a free standing children’s hospital, and at University Medical Center (UMC). In addition, the candidate will participate in the activities of the Texas Tech University School of Medicine Cancer Center.
The Department of Pediatrics strives to provide the highest standard of medical care for its patients, ensure excellence in the education of medical students and resident physicians, and serve as an advocate for pediatric health issues throughout the region and state. Other Pediatric Sub-Specialty Services include: Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, and Urology. Ancillary services include: hospice care, child life therapy, social work, physical and occupational therapy, and music therapy.
Joe Arrington Cancer Center at Covenant Hospital and The Southwest Cancer Center at UMC house outpatient pediatric hematology oncology clinics. Both clinics have undergone major renovation and expansion during the course of the last 3 years. Covenant Children’s Hospital and UMC Children’s Hospital house inpatient care. Together, both health systems are committed to providing comprehensive care through prevention, diagnosis, treatment and support for children and families affected by cancer or blood disorders. We serve over one million people in a large geographic region in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. Faculty physicians and staff promote improvements in the quality of care and services by the use of state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research. Both systems have collaborated with TTUHSC to create a future vision that aims to optimize care and grow service area. This vision has already improved coordination in caring for children with cancer or blood disorders. More information about each hospital can be reviewed at the following links:
Both centers are members of Children’s Oncology Group and the candidate can apply for membership though either or both centers.
Our physicians enjoy a generous benefits package including competitive salary, relocation expenses, and CME/professional development (AAP dues paid by department). Faculty participation in regional and national organizations is supported and encouraged.
Lubbock is a family friendly community offering a mild climate, low cost of living, and high-quality public and private schools. Lubbock and the surrounding communities comprise a population of almost a quarter of a million year round residents. With multiple universities and professional schools, there are diverse entertainment and leisure opportunities to accommodate any tastes.
Interested applicants should submit their application/CV online at:
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Welcome to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, where a dedication to education, patient care and research has made an impact on the health of West Texas and beyond for almost 40 years.
To date we have trained more than 10,000 health care professionals, and we meet the health care needs of more than 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county area stretching from the Texas... Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.
We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked research environment with significant studies under way in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases and rural health. In addition, our location adjacent to Texas Tech University provides a unique opportunity for advancement of knowledge through scientific collaborations.
Beginning in 1969 as Texas Tech University School of Medicine, today TTUHSC is a seven-school university located in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa.