Pulmonary / Critical Care Intensivist - Physician

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

Location: Harker Heights, TX

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Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

850 W Central Texas Expy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Provides highest quality acute medical care in a compassionate, patient-centered manner.  Responsible for embracing the cultures of both USACS and the hospital.  Adopts professional standards, produces good results by demonstrating respect and collaborating with all team members.  Displays passion about the USACS mission to care for patients with a servant’s heart and an owner’s mind.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The selected physician must be willing to support clinic growth by building and maintaining positive relationships with referring physicians and others in the community.

  • Clinical duties are performed in an efficient and judicious manner, attending to optimizing the patient’s experience in a manner that yields the highest quality outcomes.
  • Provides the most current, cost-effective medical care for all patients.
  • Opportunity for clinic/outpatient Pulmonary interaction
  • Accountable for contributing to all site-level performance metrics following the work standards of the site. Including, but not limited to: work when scheduled; arrives for clinical shifts and meetings on time; acknowledging personal responsibility when performance falls short and works to improve.
  • Contributes to the team by completing all charting and other requested paperwork on time.
  • Responds quickly and takes immediate action when confronted with a problem.
  • Effectively communicates in a respectful and kind manner with all team members and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates service to others daily.
  • Maintains all required certifications and licenses.
  • Participates in staff meetings and other forums in a collaborative and engaging fashion.
  • Maintains patient privacy and that of peers and medical staff by following all personal electronic device and social media policies (USACS and hospital.)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified / Eligible Pulmonary & Critical Care and in good professional standing.
  • Medical Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE:

Hospital

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights is a full-service acute care facility that opened in June 2012.

  • Two very busy 24/7 cath labs manage everything from STEMIs to peripheral vascular interventions as well as new techniques in interventional PE/DVT management.
  • Imaging and diagnostic services including MRI, 64-slice CT with cardiac package, digital radiology, and digital mammography
  • Women's services including labor and delivery, obstetrics and gynecology, and a Level II nursery
  • Medical and surgical services
  • Acute care services, including cardiology, interventional cardiology, and orthopedics
  • Minimally invasive surgical suites
  • Electronic medical records
  • Helipad
  • Primary Stroke Center

Emergency Department

  • ED Beds: 17, plus 4-bed fast track
  • Patients/Hour: 2.4
  • Admission Rate: 10%
  • Coverage: 9- and 10-hour shifts with 44 hours of physician coverage and 20 hours of NP/PA coverage per day
  • Trauma Designation: Level IV
  • Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation
  • Scribe support for EMR documentation
  • Overlapping shift coverage to get you home sooner
  • Qualifications: BC/BP in Emergency Medicine
  • Documentation: Picis CPOE, PowerNote

Hospital Medicine

  • 40-bed med-surg unit
  • Coverage: 12-hour shifts with flexible 7 on/7 off model; average 15 shifts per week
  • Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation
  • Qualifications: BC/BP in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Open 10-bed ICU; 24/7 critical care coverage provided by dedicated USACS critical care physicians. Limited procedures required.

Community

In the heart of Central Texas, Harker Heights is a growing community adjacent to Temple and Belton. The community was originally planned as a home site for military families; today, elegant, executive-style homes line the community's hillsides. Residents of Harker Heights enjoy easy access to the sights and sounds of Austin, about an hour to the south. Closer to home, Stillhouse Hollow Lake offers beautiful recreational opportunities. Extremely affordable housing and great weather add to the many benefits of this exceptional community. For more information, visit http://www.hhchamber.net

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