Neurology Hospitalist Opening in one of the Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.
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Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, TX
Chartered in 1955, Methodist Hospital is the pioneer facility of the now world-renowned South Texas Medical Center. Opened in 1963, Methodist Hospital has grown to be the flagship facility of the Methodist Healthcare System, San Antonio’s largest and most preferred health care provider. Methodist Hospital maintains this excellent reputation with a commitment to the hospital’s value statement that defines quality as meeting the customer’s needs by exceeding their expectations. With nearly 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.
Methodist Hospital is San Antonio’s largest private hospital, as well as the largest provider of health care to rural communities in South Texas and international patients from Mexico.
In late 1998, Methodist Hospital opened the Gamma Knife Center, the only one of its kind in San Antonio and South Texas. The Gamma Knife offers new radiosurgical technology designed exclusively for the non-invasive treatment of malignant and benign brain tumors, vascular malformations, and other neurological disorders.
Methodist Hospital offers many advanced imaging technologies that provide clear, detailed x-rays so physicians can diagnose and treat their patients’ diseases. These tools include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), 3T magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), cerebral angiography and picture arching and communications systems (PACS). PACS captures images through the computer instead of on x-ray film. As a result, physicians with the PACS software installed on their computers can view x-rays in their office, from several locations within the hospital and even from home, providing faster and more convenient access to their patients’ x-rays.
Approximately 2,000 physicians representing virtually all medical specialties comprise the Methodist’s medical staff. It also maintains one of the highest nurse-to-patient ratios in the Southwest.
Hospital Fast Facts:
Job SummaryMethodist Physician Practices is seeking a BC/BE Neurohospitalist to join a dynamic group in San Antonio, TX. In this role, you will focus on inpatient care.
• Schedule in Monday-Friday
• 1-4 or 1-5 weekend call and on average 7-9 calls per month (including weekend call)
• No outpatient responsibilities
• Basic EEG reading
Facts about Methodist Hospital:
• Comprehensive Stroke Center
• 87 Dedicated Neuro Beds
• Neuro Intensive Care Coverage
• Neuro Interventional Radiology Team
• DaVinci Surgery
Did you know these facts about San Antonio, TX?
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!
San Antonio was recently named by U.S. News and World Report as the #2 best place to live in Texas and #14 in all of the US!
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!