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Location: TEMPLE, Texas
Internal Number: 22009212
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Dermatology
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Temple, TX, is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Dermatologist to join our Department of Dermatology.
BSW Temple is an academic referral center in central Texas which trains medical students and residents. As of July 2022, there will be 11 residents and 13 faculty, including one Pediatric Dermatologist. A Dermatopathology Fellowship is offered through the Pathology department. We are currently affiliated with Texas A&M College of Medicine and will transition to Baylor College of Medicine with the establishment of a new Temple BCM campus starting in 2023.
Primary responsibilities are patient care and teaching. Patient care will occur in Pediatric Dermatology outpatient clinics within the Dermatology free-standing clinic and shared call coverage for inpatient consultations at McLane Children’s Hospital. The hospital features 112 patient beds and a 24-hour, level II pediatric emergency department. A level IV, forty-eight bed Neonatal ICU is located nearby on the main BSW Memorial Hospital campus. Opportunities to perform basic dermatologic surgery and laser surgery are available.
The position will involve a significant educational component via bedside, formal and informal teaching of learners including Dermatology residents, rotating Pediatric residents, and medical students. Clinical or educational scholarship is encouraged.
Board certification in Dermatology and Board certification/eligibility in Pediatric Dermatology by the time of appointment.
The ability to diagnose and manage complex pediatric dermatology outpatients and inpatients including those with inflammatory, vascular, infectious, pigmentary, genetic, congenital, and acquired diseases is mandatory.
About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple is a 574-bed multi-specialty teaching hospital with a Level I Trauma designation. In 2018, the hospital was ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and one of the top 15 teaching hospitals in the United States by Thomson Reuters. The hospital has 31 accredited residency and fellowship programs.
About the Community
Temple is regarded as one of the best areas to live and work in Texas and was ranked the sixth most affordable place to live in the U.S. in 2019. In addition to no state taxes, Temple enjoys a robust economy, and a cost of living that’s lower than the national average. Served by four independent school districts and nationally recognized Temple College, the community places a high priority on education. Dubbed the “Wildflower Capital of Texas,” Temple lies along the famous Texas Wildflower Trail and is the demographic center of the state, with convenient access to major cities including Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio.
This is an excellent opportunity to educate, motivate and mentor future dermatologists, pediatricians, and other physicians in a pleasant academic setting which will support and appreciate you. Our faculty will become your friends. The patient population is quite diverse, with opportunities to serve the medically underserved and those from other cultures. The waiting list for Pediatric Dermatology patients is 4-6 months long, and unmet opportunities abound at McLane Children’s Hospital, and, for a pediatric dermatologist, a more equitable compensation package than private equity could offer.
Contact Deborah Dixon, CPRP, Sr. Physician Recruiter, Deborah.Dixon@bswhealth.org
Our competitive benefits package includes the following:
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- 457(f) savings plan with employer contribution
- CME reimbursement and paid time off
- Excellent Relocation Assistance packages
- Doctorate Degree in Medicine
- Licensed to Practice Medicine in the state of Texas by the Texas Medical Board
- Where Applicable- Employee shall be currently board certified in his or her specialty or demonstrate active pursuit of board certification as defined by the appropriate specialty board of the American Board of Medical Specialties or the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists
Five of our hospitals made Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals list, indicating they are in the top 5% in the nation for overall clinical excellence.