New Orthopedic Opportunity - South Texas!
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Valley Regional Medical Center, Brownsville, TX
FACILITY: The 214-bed licensed Valley Regional Medical Center (www.valleyregionalmedicalcenter.com) is a $60 million state-of-the-art acute care hospital. VRMC accommodates patients with the latest technology and care delivered in a pleasing, hotel-like environment. They serve a catchment area of 500,000+ and since there is no tertiary care center, VRMC sees a variety of interesting cases. VRMC is a Level III Trauma Center and offers many sophisticated services such as Emergency Care, Stroke Certified Center, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neurosurgery, Cardiac Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery. The latest in Radiology technology is offered. Two Cath Labs. The Women’s Pavilion specializes in obstetrics and neonatology and offers labor and delivery suites, cheerful, homelike birthing rooms and newborn nurseries, a 10-bed NICU and a Transport Team available 24-hours/day. VRMC delivers over 2,000 babies annually.
COMMUNITY: "The city on the border by the sea", Brownsville (www.brownsville.org) is a truly international community set in a semi-tropical paradise of blended cultures, exotic music, flavors and ever-blooming natural beauty. Residents of Brownsville (150,000 population) enjoy an exciting cultural and performing arts scene plus acclaimed museums and galleries. Its sunny days and climate accommodate active lifestyles with abundant recreational opportunities, including challenging golf courses, scenic parks, the white sandy beaches of South Padre Island and world-class bird watching. Ranked as one of the Top Ten Most Affordable U.S. cities, Brownsville residents enjoy a cost of living that is 30 below the national average. Come embrace the culture, history, food, language and location!
** Texas has tort reform and no state income taxes!
Job SummaryHCA Healthcare is seeking a BE/BC general orthopedic surgeon with emphasis on sports or total joint training or experience to join Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas.
Valley Regional Medical Center will offer financial assistance in the form of a competitive salary and start up support to help the incoming surgeon start a private practice to help serve the large orthopedic needs of the community.