University-based Pediatric Critical Care Opportunity in Texas

Northwest Texas Healthcare System
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Facility: Northwest Texas Healthcare System 
Address: 1501 South Coulter Street 
Amarillo, TX 79106 
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Specialty: Pediatrics : Critical Care 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Northwest Texas Healthcare System is assisting Texas Tech University in recruiting a Pediatric Intensivist in Amarillo, TX. 

The position will be with a Texas Tech Physicians, a large university-based multi-specialty group.  The group is comprised of faculty and staff from the Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine, and enjoys a strong reputation throughout the region.  The Pediatric sub-group currently has 26 physicians on staff, including 9 Pediatricians, 12 pediatric sub-specialists, 4 Neonatologists and 1 Pediatric Intensivist.  Care will be provided at the Level III NICU and 12-bed PICU at the Children’s Hospital at Northwest Texas healthcare System.  The position will include typical critical care duties, including vent management, central lines and sedation.  Call will be shared equally on a 1:2 rotation, with coverage at one hospital.

Ideal candidate will be Board certified in Pediatric Critical Care, and have at least five years of previous experience.  Compensation will be competitive and will include a base salary, full benefits package and sign-on bonus.  

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a seven-school University with locations in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas/Ft. Worth, El Paso, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa.  Serving the healthcare needs of over 2.5 Million people in a 108-county area, TTUHSC physicians provide care in a comprehensive range of specialties as well as clinical research and teaching.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the over 600,000 residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. Northwest is known in Texas and throughout the Southwest for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and children’s services.

Amarillo, TX:  At 3,672 feet altitude with consistent breezes and low humidity, Amarillo enjoys 270 days of sunshine annually and four distinct seasons.  Top-rated schools, upscale neighborhoods with views, and well-appointed country clubs offer families and individuals an exceptional quality of life.  Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the United States.  World class skiing and snowboarding can be found in Taos, NM, only a 5 hour drive away.  Amarillo boasts a vibrant cultural arts scene including a Symphony, a Ballet, an Opera, museums, and art galleries.  Sports teams, diverse restaurants and cuisine, great shopping, annual festivals, and a historic downtown combine to present a variety of entertainment options.  With the metro area population approaching 250,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities!

If you have interest in this position, please contact:

Nathan Arnett - In-house Physician Recruiter

866.227.5415 x222

nathan.arnett@uhsinc.com

Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the over 600,000 residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region.  With physicians in over 40 specialties, Northwest is known in Texas and throughout the Southwest for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and children’s services.

The Heart Hospital at Northwest is the only dedicated, specialty heart hospital in the Panhandle, and an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI.  As a  Level III Trauma Center and certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its Emergency Department each year. 

Northwest Children’s Hospital is the Panhandle’s primary Pediatric provider, with nearly all Pediatric subspecialties are available through the Hospital and Alliance Regional Health Network. Women’s and Maternity services, Surgical services including the da Vinci Robotic system, Primary Care, and inpatient Behavioral Health care combine with other key specialties to make Northwest the healthcare system of choice in the region.

Northwest gives physicians the technological and organizational infrastructure to enable them to excel in their specialties, from advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities to programs that encourage continuing professional education. 

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is owned and operated by a subsidiary of UHS, one of the largest and most respected healthcare management companies in the nation. For information on the company, visit www.uhsinc.com

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