Interventional Cardiologist Needed in San Marcos, 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.
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Austin Heart is the largest cardiology group in Central Texas with over 45 physicians, 20+ midlevel providers and 200 employees. We have been serving the community for over 25 years in our 12 full time offices covering a service area of the size of the state of Maryland. Austin Heart offers comprehensive clinical services including a robust research program.
San Marcos is the largest city (54,000 pop.) in Hays County and has experienced a 30% growth in population over the past six years. Dramatic scenery, clear water, a mild climate, and abundant recreational opportunities combine to make San Marcos a wonderful place to live and work. With San Antonio to the south, Austin to the north, and the beautiful Texas Hill Country to the west, there is never a shortage of recreation, entertainment, and special events. Sports lovers can participate in year-round outdoor activities or choose from the area’s college and professional sports teams. Those who prefer indoor activities will enjoy the many live music and performing arts venues in San Marcos and the surrounding area. San Marcos is home to the state’s third most popular tourist attraction – the Tanger Outlet Center and Prime Outlets – which draw more than 8 million visitors a year.
Austin Heart has the only full-time cardiology practice in San Marcos joining two interventional cardiologists and two general cardiologists. In addition, an EP physician sees patients twice a month in the office. The office is located across the street from the hospital. The San Marcos office has three outreach offices in Kyle, Lockhart and Wimberley.
The primary goal for the new cardiologist is to be part of the community, work with the other Austin Heart cardiologists as a team and support the community (total population 215,000) in Hays and Caldwell Counties.
The cardiologist will see patients primarily at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC). This 113 bed hospital has a broad spectrum of services. CTMC have a coronary interventional program including 24/7 Stemi coverage. Heart surgery cases are transferred to the Heart Hospital of Austin.
The physician will be on call every third day for Stemi coverage at Central Texas Medical Center. General call will be shared with the other San Marcos cardiologists.
This is a wonderful practice opportunity in a growing community with the most prestigious cardiology group in Central Texas. The practice allows for professional growth, quality colleagues, a well-established and successful group practice and a livable lifestyle for you and your family. *hec*