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Ascension Health Physician, Pulmonary Critical Care in Austin, Texas

We Are Hiring

Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin is looking for full time pulmonary critical care physicians. You will work in our ICUs managing critically ill patients as well as in the hospital and outpatient clinic seeing pulmonary consults. We make quality care and team communication our top priorities to help our patients recover as quickly as possible.

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension Seton

  • As a member of Ascension Seton, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are struggling or affected by poverty.

  • We share best practices and knowledge across our smart network as a member of the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country.

  • Ascension Seton includes more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

  • Dell Children’s, part of Ascension Seton in Austin, TX is a world-class pediatric center with its own Level I trauma center and only Level IV NICU in Texas.

About Austin

  • It is the state capital and home to a major university as well as an influential center for politics, technology, music, film and food scene.

  • Austin is known as the Live Music Capital World because on any given night, one can find over one hundred venues showcasing a wide variety of live music performances.

  • Also known as one of the healthiest/ physically fit cities in America, you will see joggers, cyclists, and walkers committed to cardiovascular health on a daily basis.

  • The many parks and lakes offer a multitude of outdoor activities, including swimming, hiking, paddle boarding and fishing.

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin is looking for Board Certified/Board Eligible Pulmonary/Critical Care physicians to join the AMG Pulmonary Critical Care Group.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:

  • Great combination of inpatient, clinic and time for you.

  • State-of-the-art Critical Care ICU, including ECMO (both VV & VA), advanced mechanical circulatory support, heart transplant, pulmonary hypertension, and interventional pulmonology, with 24-7 APP support.

  • Single specialty with 10 physicians and dedicated outpatient and inpatient APPs covering two inpatient locations.

  • Full range of office care and diagnostic services for patients with lung disorders such as chronic obstructive lung disease, asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung nodule clinic and lung cancer.

  • Advanced bronchoscopic techniques - 1 Interventional Pulmonologist on the team performing: EBUS, navigational bronchoscopy, navigational transthoracic biopsy, fiducial placement, pleurx catheters, brachytherapy, pleuroscopy and electrocautery, laser, bronchial stents.

  • Convenient office location connected to 524-bed hospital

  • Well-established practice, providing cutting-edge Critical Care in Austin since 1979, with an excellent reputation in the community

  • Large group and busy outpatient clinic

  • Employed by a financially sound health system

  • Front loaded PTO

  • Medical malpractice insurance

  • Excellent Pay and Benefits package

  • Retirement plan with employer match

  • Deferred compensation plan, tax free investment account

  • Paid CME allowance

  • Paid licenses and permits

  • Customized electronic health record, Cerner in hospital and Athena in clinic

  • Big city metro amenities at their finest

  • Outdoor recreation & excellent culture

  • Live music, performing arts & fine dining options

  • Beautiful state parks & water recreation

  • Wonderful school systems and major universities

    You will be employed by the Ascension Medical Group, a division of Ascension Health, one of the largest not for profit acute care hospital systems in the country. You will have a strong stable employer that places a premium on our physicians’ wellbeing.

    Responsibilities:

  • Full time position

  • Participate in on-call rotation for practice, mandatory in-house call

  • Attend daily ICU multidisciplinary team meetings during intensivist rotation

  • Maintain electronic medical records

  • Work as an integrated team of providers

What You Will Need

Required Credential:

Physician MD/DO with Prescriptive Authority and credentialed from the Texas Board of Medical Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Board Eligible/Certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care

Education:

Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required

Work Experience:

Open to new fellows or experienced physicians interested in developing a practice and building a world class center of excellence.

Visa Eligibility

None

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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