Pediatric Cardiology Job In San Antonio, Texas
Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgeon Opportunity in San Antonio, Texas
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Methodist Physician Practices is seeking an experienced pediatric congenital cardiac surgeon to join their team for a rapidly growing congenital heart program at Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio, TX.
- Board certified in cardiothoracic surgery and congenital heart surgery
- Vast experience with neonatal surgery
- 2+ years of experience required
- Demonstrated exceptional surgical and interpersonal skills; proven success in a collaborative environment
- Highly competitive salary
- Comprehensive benefit package
- Relocation assistance
- Immediate patient and referral base
About Methodist Children’s Hospital & Methodist Healthcare System:
- 202-bed facility with seven operating suites
- 94 NICU beds and a 17-bed pediatric intensive care unit
- Largest congenital heart program in San Antonio for pediatrics and adults
- Congenital heart program enjoys an extensive catchment area and rapidly growing referral base in South and West Texas, with 40% of volume neonates
- First Level IV NICU in San Antonio and one of the largest in the region
- First pediatric aortic heart valve procedure in Texas
- Methodist Healthcare System is a 50-50 co-ownership between Methodist Healthcare Ministries, South Texas’ largest non-public funding source of community health care, contributing $976 million since 1995; and HCA Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. Methodist Children’s Hospital is one of the system’s nine acute care hospitals.
San Antonio is home to 2.5 million people and is experiencing solid economic growth in industries such as bioscience and healthcare, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity and green technologies. San Antonio's MSA is expected to add up to 1.1 million new residents and 500,000 new jobs by 2040. This growing city offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for all ages. San Antonio residents also enjoy a cost of living slightly below the national average due to lower housing costs, as well as no state income tax.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony") is the seventh most populous city in the U.S. and the second most populous city in Texas, with a population of 1.3 million. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000-2010. The city is located in the American Southwest, the south–central part of Texas, and the southwestern corner of an urban region known as the Texas Triangle.
Methodist Children’s Hospital opened in 1998 as the only hospital in San Antonio and South Texas designed and built especially for children. Colorful images and artwork enhance every window and wall to create a welcoming, child-focused environment that includes a two-story tree house in the lobby, play rooms on every floor, and an outdoor play area. The Methodist Children’s Hospital offers 24-hour pediatric emergency room, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, pediatric operating suites, and special outpatient clinics for children with complex illnesses.
Methodist Children’s Hospital features the region’s only blood and marrow stem cell transplant program offering hope for children with leukemia, sickle cell anemia and immunodeficiency syndromes such as SCIDS (severe compromised immune deficiency syndrome). In addition, Methodist Children’s Hospital has a complete unit devoted to hematology, oncology and transplants.
The Methodist Children’s Heart Institute features a multidisciplinary team of experienced board-certified pediatric cardiologists dedicated to complex congenital cardiac and thoracic diseases, from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood. With six cardiac catheterization suites, the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute is the only hospital in South Texas providing interventional and diagnostic procedures including PDA coils, balloon septostomies, balloon dilations and ASD device closures. Cardiothoracic specialty areas include neonatal and infant heart surgery, single ventricle and hypoplastic left heart syndrome, arrhythmia surgery, beating heart surgery, cardiac failure and mechanical support.