General Surgery Opportunity - McAllen, Texas
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Rio Grande Regional Hospital, McAllen, TX
Rio Grande Regional Medical Center’s recent $65 million expansion added a five-story tower which increased from 201 to 320 patient beds. A complete updating of the entire facility includes the addition of the latest in diagnostic and treatment equipment and technology to maintain the hospital’s leading role as a healthcare provider. Established and supportive Women’s Services. Pediatric Pavilion, Level III trauma center, cath lab, cardiovascular and vascular procedures and the only Accredited Chest Pain Center in the Rio Grande Valley. First and only hospital in the Valley performing Pediatric Open Heart Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Intervention, Pediatric Electrophysiology. The hospital has been rated among the top 5% of all hospitals in the country for overall clinical performance. (www.riohealth.com)
The Rio Grande Valley offers a superb quality of life coupled with a low cost of living. This dynamic makes it easy to enjoy a very comfortable lifestyle in the lap of tropical luxury. This is a place which blends warm, personal charm and a laid-back pace with all of the modern amenities and conveniences of a dynamic and emerging cosmopolitan community. Here families, singles, professionals and retirees enjoy a safe, friendly environment with access to great year-round weather, beautiful beaches south of Padre Island and wildlife preserves, plus the cultural excitement of Mexico just moments away. The hallmark of the area is the welcoming multicultural atmosphere coupled with the beautiful climate and natural surroundings.
McAllen, Texas (pop. 100,000+) maintains the benefits of a tranquil community thriving in a tropical setting while drawing on the energy and vitality of the metropolitan market area which it anchors. The Valley itself counts on a population of over 1 million residents, with hundreds of thousands more living directly across the border in Mexican sister cities. (www.McAllen.org) (www.livability.com/tx/mcallen/tx/photos-video)
Job SummaryHCA Healthcare is seeking a board certified, Texas licensed general surgeon who is interested in starting a solo private practice in the South Texas city of McAllen. Rio Grande Regional Hospital has a community need for a bread and butter general surgeon. The surgeon will share general call responsibilities with two other surgeons in the community.
Rio Grande Regional Hospital will provide financial assistance, which would include a salary guarantee and practice start up support.