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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assistant Director in Austin, Texas in Austin, TX at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 2/6/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/6/2024

Job Description

TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physician to help lead our team as assistant facility medical director at St. David's Children's Hospital in Austin, Texas. This Level 4 Trauma Center has 10 ED beds and an annual volume of approximately 29k. This is a separate emergency department, medical-surgical inpatient unit and pediatric intensive care unit for children ages 17 and under. We are staffed with pediatric emergency medicine certified physicians, pediatric hospitalists, advanced practice clinicians, intensivists and other specialists specifically trained to care for children. Excellent specialty back up is available, including pediatric surgery, neurology, urology, ENT and gastroenterology to name a few. We also have pediatric radiologists with capability for a multitude of interventional services. This position offers: W-2 employee status, full comprehensive benefits, monthly director stipend, sign on bonus and competitive compensation with night differential and bonus incentives. Clinicians work 8- and 12-hour shifts, we offer professional liability insurance and tail coverage, candidate referral incentives, and 401K. The qualified candidate will not only be ABEM/ABOEM/ABP certified as well as pediatric emergency fellowship certified or eligible, but also comes with leadership experience.  Austin is so much more than the "Live Music Capital of the World"! The city offers ballet, world-class museums, shopping and a year round outdoor experience like no other. With over 300 days of sunshine, you can go paddle boarding or boating on the beautiful lakes, or take advantage of the many biking and hiking trails. TeamHealth is a physician lead and patient-focused practice. As a physician, you will receive support services, networks of communication, educational resources, and access to join a community of thousands of professionals to share and shape best practices. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources, and collective knowledge for our clinicians who provide the best for their patients. California Applicant Privacy Act:  https://www.teamhealth.com/california-applicant-privacy-notice/

Position Highlights

  • Live and work in Austin
  • Monthly director stipend
  • Sign-on bonus
  • No state income tax
  • W2 employee model with excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k, and supplemental retirement plan
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Excellent compensation
  • Paid professional liability insurance with tail coverage
  • More than 300,000 CME hours available through the TeamHealth Institute
  • Extraordinary network of clinicians and potential career growth opportunities

    St. David's Children's Hospital

    St. David's Children's Hospital is a dedicated pediatric care facility that includes a 10-bed emergency department, 8-bed medical surgical inpatient unit and 6-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). The facility offers a wide array of pediatric services, including pediatric surgery, radiology, anesthesia as well as consult and treatment for cardiology, orthopedics, neurology and urology. The children's hospital is part of St. David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which includes seven of the area's leading hospitals. The organization has received the coveted Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award and is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area.

    Live Music Capital of the World

    Austin, Texas, is a superb place with everything you need to live in paradise! The state capital of Texas is respectfully named after Stephen F. Austin, the founder of Texas. The Texas State Capital offers everyone daily free tours for an unique experience on Texas history. This city is famously known for its eccentric art and music scene which is represented all over the city like Baylor Street and at the many museums. One top Downtown Austin hot spot is the 6th Street district where you can savor some of the nation's best microbreweries and restaurants. Go for a hike in the gateway to the hill country along scenic streams, waterfalls, and the popular swimming hole at Barton Springs Pool. In addition, Lake Travis is one popular lively attraction that offers boating, swimming, kayaking, and even its very own zip-line adventure park!

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