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Estimated Pay $37 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Amarillo, Texas

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Opportunity Details:

Northwest Children's Hospital at Northwest Texas Healthcare System is assisting Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Amarillo campus in recruiting a BC/BE  Pediatric Surgeon for an employed faculty position providing pediatric surgical services at our hospital in Amarillo, TX.  


The Department of Surgery and the Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Residency Program at TTUHSC at Amarillo are a collegial, tight-knit community of residents and faculty with a big mission to train confident and compassionate physicians and deliver evidence-based, family-centered care for a diverse population in an open learning environment. The department of 10 Pediatricians and 5 APPs enjoys a strong reputation in the region and includes general pediatrics and pediatric subspecialties including neonatal-perinatal, cardiology, critical care, endocrinology, hematology-oncology, neurology, sports medicine, surgery, and developmental-behavioral.


and to see what makes Amarillo a wonderful place to call home!


Opportunity Highlights:

  • Employed position and faculty appointment with TTUHSC Amarillo
  • NWTHS is the trauma center for the 26-county Texas Panhandle
  • TTUHSC faculty provides pediatric surgery as well as adult trauma and acute care surgical services to the hospital
  • Hospital surgical services and consultations while on service
  • Shared call with another pediatric surgeon
  • Surgical consultations and follow-up care in the clinic at TTUHSC Amarillo campus 2 days per week
  • Provide medical education and supervision to residents and medical students in surgical rotations
  • Competitive salary and compensation plan with full benefits package


  • BC/BE in Pediatric Surgery
  • Become board certified within a year of hire date if BE
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Surgical residency program
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Surgery fellowship
  • Exemplary clinical skills, a team spirit, collegiality, and interest in teaching
  • Clean background and medical license record

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine has three campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, and the Permean Basin. Serving the healthcare needs of over 2.5 Million people in a 108-county area, Texas Tech  physicians provide care in a comprehensive range of specialties as well as clinical research and teaching. 


Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a tertiary care facility and teaching hospital known throughout the region for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and children's services.  The 58-bed Heart Hospital at NWTHS is the only dedicated specialty heart hospital in the Panhandle, and an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI. As a Level II and the Lead Trauma Center for the 26-county Texas Panhandle and certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its ED each year. Northwest Children•™s Hospital is the Panhandle•™s primary Pediatric provider, offering subspecialty care, a 35-bed Level III NICU and a 12-bed PICU. The Childbirth Center, Inpatient Behavioral Health care, Surgical services in robotics, neurosurgery, orthopedics, ortho trauma, and other key services make Northwest the healthcare system of choice in the region. NWTHS is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's largest hospital and healthcare management companies.


In Amarillo, Texas, you can

  • Experience a place where big skies, working ranches and Texas hospitality intersect with a modern, vibrant economy
  • Grow and thrive in the #2 fastest-growing economy among midsized cities in the U.S.
  • Live at 3,671 feet altitude with 270 days of sunshine, breezes, low humidity, and four seasons
  • Enjoy a high qualify of life in a safe, friendly, mid-sized community of 250,000
  • Drive stress-free to work in 15 minutes or less with no traffic
  • Practice medicine in a business and physician-friendly state and community
  • Maximize your dollar with lower house prices and living costs than other Texas cities
  • Attend award-winning, top-ranked public schools, recipient of National Blue Ribbon awards
  • Hike, bike or ride horses at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon in America
  • Play golf at scenic courses, do a guided hunt, or fish for Walleye at nearby Lake Meredith
  • Take in a cultural arts scene including a symphony, ballet company, an opera, art galleries, museums, and live jazz
  • Entertain the whole family with an outing to our historic, revitalized downtown featuring diverse cuisine, live music and a new minor league baseball park and team
  • Hit the slopes for world-class skiing and snowboarding in Taos, NM, just a 5-hour drive away
  • Jet out for quick get-aways from a modern airport offering direct flights to Texas metros, Denver, and Las Vegas

If you have interest in this opportunity, please apply or contact:


Nathan Arnett

NWTHS Physician Recruiter

949.285.4947 mobile (call/text)

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Posting ID: 846045353 Posted: 2024-05-22 Job Title: Pediatric Surgery Academic