Job ID: 379858

Physician - Infectious Disease - Dell Children's Medical Group

Austin, Texas

Regular / Rotating

We Are Hiring

Physician - Dell Children's Medical Group  - Full-Time,Rotating - Austin,TX

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Section at Dell Children's Medical Center is recruiting a full-time Pediatric Infectious Disease specialist with expertise in immunocompromised and transplant medicine. We are a busy and productive Pediatric Infectious Disease practice that includes 3 full time physicians, 1 part-time physician and 4 Advanced Nurse Practitioners. 

Dell Children's Medical Center is a pediatric acute care hospital with 220 beds including 30 in Level 4 NICU and 24 beds in CCU and PICU. We are also the only Level I pediatric trauma center in the Central Texas region and affiliated with The University of Austin Dell Medical School. 

As member of Ascension Health Systems, one of the largest Catholic healthcare system in the nation, this would be an outstanding opportunity to join a vibrant and growing academic and clinical medical community in Austin, Texas.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, is a faith-based non-profit healthcare system founded in 1902 by the Daughters of Charity. Called to be a sign of God’s unconditional love for all, Ascension Seton strives to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Seton Family of Hospitals-TX, you will have the opportunity to provide medical services to patients in an assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.
  • Provide clinical consultation on inpatient service, Infectious Disease clinic, and formulation of the immunocompromised Infectious Disease service in conjunction with Hematology Oncology, Renal, Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology programs
  • Provide teaching rotations for Pediatric Residents/Medical Students from Dell Medical School as well as other institutions. 

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board .  
    • Board certified/ Board eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, strongly preferred 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required

Work Experience:

  • Expertise in immunocompromised medicine and transplant medicine

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
 
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
 

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Questions?

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.