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Pediatric Hospitalist Job In Harlingen, Texas

Pediatric Hospitalist Opportunity with Block Shifts in South Texas (Rio Grande Valley)

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Company: Tenet Healthcare Profession/Specialty: Pediatric Hospitalist Location: Harlingen, Texas Type of Facility: Hospital Job Type:Private Practice
Job Description

At Tenet Healthcare, the heart of what we do centers on caring with compassion. We are a community built on care. As a leading national healthcare system, our impact spreads far and deep with 60 hospitals and approximately 460 outpatient centers and additional sites of care in 9 different states.

We are actively recruiting an additional Pediatric Hospitalist to join an established private group in Harlingen, TX (Rio Grande Valley).

The group provides services at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, home to a 24-bed pediatric floor and a 14-bed PICU.

·         Private practice opportunity – Available Immediately!

·         Block scheduling of 5-7 days; approximately 14 shifts per month for the pediatric floor

·         In-house from 8:00AM-5:00PM and then on-call from 5:00PM-8:00AM

·         Approximately 14 days of call per month for the pediatric floor

·         Hospital has all private rooms and the ability to transfer patients with higher acuity to the PICU

Candidate Requirements:

·         MD or DO

·         BE/BC with the American Board of Pediatrics

·         Texas licensed or eligible to obtain licensure in the State of Texas

Please note: Unfortunately, we currently cannot sponsor a J1 waiver or cap-exempt H1b visa at this moment.

About Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen

Since 1925, Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen has been providing comprehensive care services for the expanding Rio Grande Valley community. Along with its sister campus, Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville, they have a combined 800+ beds with 3,000 employees and over 450 physicians.

About the Rio Grande Valley

The Rio Grande Valley, one of the fastest growing areas in Texas, is a scenic cultural place like no other. Known as “Texas’ Tropical Playground”, we are located a short 40 minutes from South Padre Island. Residents in the Rio Grande Valley enjoy year-round semi-tropical weather, affordable housing, great schools, and several outdoor activities. This area has one of the lowest costs of living in the nation, no state income tax, and tort reform.

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit a copy of your current CV for immediate consideration.

All inquiries and personal information are kept strictly confidential.

Please, no agency solicitation.

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Community Information

In “the Valley” your talents and skills are greatly needed and can be maximized to their fullest potential. Healthcare is an important and growing industry in the area, and is centered in Harlingen around Valley Baptist Medical Center and the University of Texas – San Antonio’s medical school, the Regional Academic Health Center.

The Valley is your ticket to the tropics at an affordable price – and within America. The combination of a reasonable cost of living; excellent schools; excellent healthcare facilities and churches; and unique attractions draws thousands of people from all across the United States. Many come to think of the Valley as home, thanks to multiple opportunities for career and personal growth without the traffic and crime problems of big cities. Among retirees, a number have made Harlingen, Brownsville, South Padre Island and all points in between their year-round home, while “Winter Texans,” spend six months or more per year in the Valley to escape the icy weather back north.

As a new resident of the Valley, you will always have something to do on the weekend. Texas’ best beach, South Padre Island, is only a 40-minute drive from Harlingen or Brownsville. South Padre Island features outstanding swimming and sunbathing, fishing, sailing, water sports on the Gulf of Mexico or in the bay, hotels, restaurants, shopping and entertainment, not to mention some fantastic sunsets over the bay!

For a change of pace, visit the friendly towns of old Mexico … Harlingen is within a 15-minute drive from the Mexican border. Only 25 minutes away from Harlingen — and just across the Rio Grande — lies the welcoming Mexican tourist/border town of Nuevo Progreso, a favorite for shoppers. Nuevo Progreso is considered to be safe for tourists, and any day of the week you can park your car on the US side, cross the bridge on foot, and enjoy some great shopping and dining within a two block area of the bridge.  

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About Valley Baptist Hospitals

Valley Baptist Health System, with two full service campuses and 800+ beds, is a part of Tenet Health System, a national healthcare organization with 88 hospitals and 36,000 affiliated physicians.

With 3,000 employees and over 450 physicians on the medical staffs, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville and Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen, are focused on safety, quality and high level patient satisfaction.

VBMC is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, and is a full-service, acute care hospital with specialized services including:
24-Hour Emergency Care

Cardiovascular Services


Women and Children's Services

Established in 1923, VBMC - Brownsville has 243 beds, 302 physicians on Medical Staff and a wonderful place to enjoy a work/life balance.

Established in 1925, VBMC - Harlingen has 586 beds, 375 physicians on Medical Staff and is also a wonderful place to enjoy work/life balance.  

The Rio Grande Valley, one of the fastest growing areas in TEXAS, is a scenic cultural place like no other.  Known as Texas' Tropical Playground, we are located a short 40 minutes from South Padre Island.

  • Year-round semi-tropical weather
  • No state income tax / Tort reform
  • Lowest cost of living in the U.S.
  • Great schools / Affordable housing
  • New medical school (UT-RGV) opening fall 2016
  • Golfing, hunting, birding, fishing, boating
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