Director of Pediatric Cardiology Services in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital

Director of Pediatric Cardiology Services

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 02531-107343

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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Here at Methodist Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401k Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program


We are seeking a Director of Pediatric Cardiology Services for Methodist Hospital – Children's.  The Director is expected to lead together with the Clinical Director the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute. The Director plans, directs and supervises the operations of assigned areas. This include, but not limited to, the management of staff, budgeting, equipment and services for these areas or areas critical for the function of the Heart Institute (such as operative, clinic, office space, outreach, quality of care and related services, and family-patient non-clinical support).  He/she is responsible for the quality of services for all the physician groups affiliated with or providing services to the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute, process improvements, and maintaining high standards of customer service for both internal and external customers to include physicians and their staff, patients/family members and the public.  We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!


What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Works in harmony with the Clinical Director of the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute for Programmatic operations and clinical activities for Pediatric Cardiovascular Services.
  • Oversees strategic direction and implementation of program initiatives of the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders for the service line to achieve programmatic goals that support the function of the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute including, but not limited to, operative, clinic, office space, outreach, quality of care and related services, and family-patient non-clinical support. 
  • Promotes cohesiveness within the department by developing relationships with staff and physicians.
  • Maintains regular line of communication with multidisciplinary team members and clearly outlines vision and goals for program.
  • Leads development of robust marketing and outreach strategy, including web site development and symposium planning.
  • Directs assigned staff and provides them the support, training and tools necessary for them to achieve their job and meet the department’s quality of service goal.  Develops staff through feedbacks, coaching, training and mentoring.  Maintains staff records competencies and ensures that all team members meet or exceed department specific, educational requirements.
  • Proactively determines staffing and hiring needs and plans accordingly.  Maintains payroll and ensures timely reporting.  Calculates and monitors productivity, modifies staffing when necessary, and adjusts procedure schedules to enhance efficiency as authorized by the Cardiology Section Committee.
  • Responsible for actively pursuing knowledge and ensuring compliance with JCAHO and all other regulatory bodies.
  • Meets yearly budgets.  Assists the Vice President in evaluating and projecting payroll, equipment, and supply costs for all areas supervised.  Assists the Vice President with researching and evaluating all equipment purchases to ensure alignment with departmental budget and continuous delivery and improvement of services.
  • Understands and enforces system, department and hospital policies and procedures as well as established rules and regulations.
  • Promotes the Pediatric cardiac service line by interacting with key customers such as patients/families, physicians, physician’s offices, and other system or facility departments assuring that their needs are met.  Promotes a positive image of Pediatric Cardiology Services.


What qualifications you will need (one of the following:


  • (Non-RN)- Bachelor’s degree AND 2 years management experience in a Cardiac service area.
  • RNs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Management of Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent degree in a healthcare field REQUIRED. MBA strongly preferred.

Since opening in 1998 as the first and only hospital in San Antonio and South Texas designed and built just for children, Methodist Children’s Hospital has set the standard for treating the children of South and Central Texas. The hospital has built a strong reputation for its outstanding pediatric services in many specialty areas including pediatric heart surgery, pulmonology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, newborn and pediatric intensive care, oncology and emergency services.

Our new tower is part of a landmark expansion that increased the footprint of the Methodist Hospital campus by 445,000 square feet. It includes 150 rooms and a dedicated children’s imaging department with new, state-of-the art technology. The Level IV NICU, the region’s largest with over 90 beds, has board-certified neonatologists in-house 24/7 to provide the highest level of neonatal care available. The hospital is among the nation’s top three providers of blood and marrow stem cell and cord blood transplants for children and is the largest BMT program in San Antonio. In addition, Methodist Children’s Hospital continues to be nationally recognized for the strongest quality record for patient safety. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Children’s Hospital under Locations.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.






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