Potentially Lucrative Geriatrics physician Practice within Two Hours or Houston AND San Antonio!
Here is an exciting opportunity to be busy from day-one with a full time Geriatric practice in one of southeast Texas' nicest locations. Searching for additional board certified/board eligible Geriatricians with American medical degrees to bolster its staff in the hospitals senior care center.
There is a dedicated senior care center for patients 65 years of age or older. Work with 3 board certified Geriatricians. Virtually no overhead, 1:4 call anticipated. Full-spectrum practice. Full-service senior care center provides education, chemotherapy, medication management, lab and diagnostic testing, rehab, home care and preventative health services. Direct admissions to Hospital; clinical records linked to Hospital system; IV therapy available. Experienced, licensed nursing staff. Service area of over 200,000 people.
WE offer a comprehensive recruitment package that may include; cash collections guarantee for the first year, sign-on and/or commencement bonus, relocation and CME expenses, practice start-up and marking assistance, medical education stipend, medical education loan repayment or Tail Coverage assistance.
Is licensed for 193 inpatient beds, has a medical staff of more than 238, and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). We are now licensed for 308 total beds between two facilities. A full-service heart program was established, and a new ICU, Transitional ICU, and Day Surgery Center were completed. More recently, added a 64-slice CT scanner to the Radiology Department to aid in the detection of heart disease and to use in Trauma cases when medical attention is needed in the most critical, “Golden Hour". Was the first hospital in the Texas Crossroads to receive Level III Trauma designation. In 2010 we purchased the Da Vinci robot and completed the year with over 250 cases. In 2011 our imaging services were expanded to include the Philips 1.0 Tesla Open Concept MRI.
Known as the South Texas Crossroads, is one of the oldest cities in Texas. Five major state highways cross in the area, which is conveniently located just 30 minutes from the welcoming beaches of the Gulf Coast, and within a two-hour drive of the state’s largest metro areas—Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Corpus Christi.
With a population of 60,000 (80,000 in the county) and a retail trade area of over 250,000, it is a cultural, historic and economic hub for the surrounding seven counties. Residents enjoy the best of both worlds as the community combines the best of city living while surrounded by the majestic beauty of Texas’ rolling plains. Has all the amenities of larger communities including great shopping with local, regional and national merchants, an acclaimed symphony, Community Theater and Ballet Theater, museums, a 12-screen cinema complex, 27-hole public golf course, the Texas Zoo, and more.
The community and its surroundings are an outdoor enthusiast's paradise with hunting, fishing, bird watching, swimming and water sports available year-round and just a short drive away. Just a few miles outside is, Saxet Lake Park offers fishing, swimming and picnic areas in a lovely 95-acre park setting. Just a few miles further south of town, families from throughout the state enjoy a wonderful variety of outdoor recreation opportunities at Coleto's 190-acre park and reservoir.
Please only apply if you are a physician!
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