The Department of Pathology at Texas Children’s Hospital is seeking an individual to assume the role of Director of Pathology Informatics. This individual will provide expert leadership within Pathology and across Texas Children’s health care system to create and maintain a level of systems integration necessary to support safe and effective patient care as it relates to the professional practice of pathology.
Responsibilities will include developing and maintaining a strategic plan for a progressive Pathology informatics program that addresses service objectives defined by the department and the health care system. In addition the role will provide oversight of Pathology results reporting to external systems including the Texas Children’s electronic health record, city, state and federal health care agencies and other entities duly authorized to receive clinical data to ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulatory guidelines; provide and foster training and education for Pathology residents and fellows in informatics and related aspects of management. The Director will be expected to work collaboratively with Texas Children’s Information Services (IS) department and Clinical Care teams to foster a dynamic and constructive partnership. The Director will also be expected to participate, at least on a part-time basis, in a service role consistent with their training and experience in Pathology.
Pathologists at Texas Children's Hospital have primary full time faculty appointments in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. Joint appointments in other departments are available for individuals with independent research interests, and opportunities are abundant for collaborative research at the institution. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.