Non Invasive Cardiologist Needed in Georgetown, TX
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Heart Hospital Of Austin, Austin, TX
Heart Hospital of Austin is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. Heart Hospital of Austin —home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world—is a 58- bed hospital with a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department, an advanced Executive Wellness Program, five operating rooms (ORs), including two hybrid ORs, three catheterization labs and two electrophysiology labs. It is one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Healthgrades awarded Heart Hospital of Austin, in conjunction with its parent campus, St. David’s Medical Center, the 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve. Heart Hospital of Austin has been named one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics for nine years and to Truven's list of 100 Top Hospitals for four years, in conjunction with St. David’s Medical Center.
Job SummaryThe primary goal of the Georgetown cardiologist is to provide excellent patient care for the patients in Williamson County. The cardiologist will see clinic patients in our Georgetown office at least four days per week and possibly some outreach depending on the demand for services. Additional responsibilities include hospital consults, reading inpatient and outpatient studies: nuclear stress test, echos, stress echo, transesophageal echo, and cardioversions. This physician should be boarded or board eligible in echo and nuclear.
The cardiologist will provide hospital coverage at Georgetown Hospital, which is adjacent to the office. Georgetown Hospital is a 98-bed facility with a hospital census between 2 to 10 patients daily.
The physician will be taking over the practice of a retiring cardiologist and will be working in this two-physician office with Dr. Robert Denyer.
Call Responsibilities - The cardiologist would be responsible to take call approximately one night per weekday (Monday-Thursday) and 1 in every 6 weekends as part of the seven-physician Williamson County call group. There are three hospitals (Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Round Rock Medical Center and Georgetown Hospital) in the Williamson County call group. As with all jobs within Austin Heart, the job responsibilities may change over time in order to meet the demand for services and other market conditions.