Pediatric Gastroenterology Position in San Antonio, TX (J-027269)
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Methodist Children's Hospital, San Antonio, TX
Methodist Children's Hospital opened in 1998 as the only hospital in San Antonio and South Texas designed and built especially for children. Colorful images and artwork enhance every window and wall to create a welcoming, child-focused environment that includes a two-story tree house in the lobby, play rooms on every floor, and an outdoor play area. The Methodist Children's Hospital offers 24-hour pediatric emergency room, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, pediatric operating suites, and special outpatient clinics for children with complex illnesses.
Methodist Children's Hospital features the region's only blood and marrow stem cell transplant program offering home for children with leukemia, sickle cell anemia and immunodeficiency syndromes such as SCIDS (severe comprised immune deficiency syndrome). In addition, Methodist Children's Hospital has a complete unit devoted to hematology, oncology and transplants.
The Methodist Children's Heart Institute features a multidisciplinary team of experienced board-certified pediatric cardiologists dedicated to complex congenital cardiac and thoracic diseases, from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood. With six cardiac catheterization suites, the Methodist Children's Heart Institute is the only hospital in South Texas providing interventional and diagnostic procedures including PDA coils, balloon septostomies, balloon dilations and ASD device closures. Cardiothoracic specialty areas include neonatal and infant heart surgery, single ventricle and hypoplastic left heart syndrome, arrhythmia surgery, beating heart surgery, cardiac failure and mechanical support.
Hospital Fast Facts:
Job SummaryMethodist Pediatric Practice is actively seeking a BC Pediatric Gastroenterologist physician in one of the fastest growing cities. San Antonio ranks as the 7th largest city in the U.S. and continues to grow as young professionals and businesses take notice of the abundant opportunities the city has to offer.
• Pediatric Multi-specialty clinic that includes: GI, Neurosurgery, Hem/Onc and Congenital Heart Surgery.
• Group consist of 2 physicians and 1 NP
• High Volume clinic
• On average physicians see 80 to 100 patients per week
• Hospital Call coverage on a rotating basis with 2 to 3 other providers.
• Call coverage is on a weekly basis and usually does not require overlapping clinic visits.
Facts about Methodist Children’s Hospital:
• The FIRST-in San Antonio AND South Texas- Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) certified by The Texas Department of Health Services.
• 7 Pediatric Operating Suites
• State of the art GI labs
• Special Outpatient Clinics for Children with complex illness
• Program performs over 1000 endoscopic procedures a year
• New dedicated Children’s Imaging Center
Will I be able to grow a successful practice?
The San Antonio MSA has grown by 11.75% between 2010 and 2016 and is predicted to increase an additional 8.12% by 2021. San Antonio is also projected to welcome 1.1 million new residents by 2040 and demographically represents what the US will look like in the future. This type of growth gives you every advantage to be successful!
What does San Antonio offer?
The city offers more than just great Tex Mex cuisine; in fact it has become a foodie’s dream. Plus, there are over 240 parks and 150 miles worth of walking, hiking and biking trails to help burn off all the delicious food SA has to offer. In case you have not heard, San Antonio is a great place for families as it is home to major theme parks, several museums and the only Smithsonian outside of the Nation’s Capital! The list of amenities goes on and on; the best thing you can do is contact me for more information!