Pediatric Physician/Faculty

Pediatric Physician/Faculty

The John Peter Smith Pediatrics and Family Medicine Departments have an opening for a Physician/Faculty member to teach within the John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency program in Fort Worth, Texas.  Expected qualifications include: interest and demonstrated competence as an educator; several years practice experience; but would consider recent graduates with teaching or chief resident experience.

The JPS Family Medicine Residency is the largest in the country (22 residents per class with a total of 80 residents and fellows) and was ranked #3 by peers in 2015 by US News and World Report.

This physician will be part of a team of providers teaching and precepting Family Medicine residents, transitional residents and medical students in both the outpatient clinic setting and the newborn nursery.


Position Details Include

  • Outpatient clinic volume is approximately 20-25 patients per day
  • Clinic patient age range: birth to 18 years of age
  • New Born Nursery Volume: Approximately 4,500 births per year
  • No building a practice.  The volume is already here.  
  • Very rewarding patient population.  We have excellent families that love and care for their children. 


Applicant Requirements

  • Must have a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an approved college of Medicine/Osteopathy
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics
  • Must be able to obtain a Texas Medical License


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behavior
  • Must be comfortable working in a large public/county facility
  • Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge in area assigned, and competency in assessment techniques, diagnosis and treatment processes that apply to the assigned medical specialty area
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and oral communication skills to work effectively with other health care professionals and serve as a resource to the community
  • Must be self-directed and take initiative to develop and participate in community activities and medical outreach programs pertaining to the medical specialty area
  • Spanish fluency is preferred


Full Benefits

  • Very competitive salary
  • Generous vacation/PTO time given
  • Malpractice insurance provided at no cost and includes tail insurance
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance options
  • Professional expense allowance
  • Relocation allowance for moves of greater than 55 miles
  • Generous retirement, opportunities to access three tax deferred accounts



Crystal Hernandez

Physician Recruiter



How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the opportunity on this page, please send an email to

Crystal Hernandez, Physician Recruiter


Rebecca Vraa, Physician Recruiter

Please attach your resume and indicate in your email the position(s) of interest.

If you have any questions regarding this information or the application process, please contact Crystal Hernandez.

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