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The Department of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is seeking a board certified or board eligible Pediatric Neurology physician. The candidate will join the Pediatric department providing inpatient service at Covenant Children’s Hospital, a free standing children’s hospital, and at University Medical Center. The position includes clinic days at Covenant Children’s Hospital in addition to inpatient and phone consultations. There is opportunity for academic service including committees, educational services, and research. Successful candidates will be expected to teach medical students and residents. Neurology is a required rotation for our residents.
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.
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 growing educational, commercial, medical, and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population is in excess of 300K residents of whom 30K+ are Texas Tech students. Lubbockites enjoy mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low cost of living, unique restaurants, live music, museums, wineries, boutiques, and a drive of less than 25 minutes to anywhere in the city. Lubbock also has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a family- friendly atmosphere.