General Surgery Job In McAllen, Texas
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HCA Healthcare is seeking a board certified, Texas licensed general surgeon who is interested in starting a solo private practice in the South Texas city of McAllen. Rio Grande Regional Hospital has a community need for a bread and butter general surgeon. The surgeon will share general call responsibilities with two other surgeons in the community.
Rio Grande Regional Hospital will provide financial assistance, which would include a salary guarantee and practice start up support.
Known as the ""city of palms"", McAllen is the thriving hub of the Rio Grande Valley and home to the vital Texas citrus industry. A long-time crossroads of cultures and economies between the U.S. and Mexico, McAllen has emerged as a top destination for retailers, manufacturers and logistics firms in international trade and manufacturing. Its sunny days and climate accommodate active lifestyles with abundant recreational opportunities, including challenging golf courses, scenic parks, and the white sand beaches of South Padre Island. In this city of 100,000+, residents enjoy a cost of living that is far below the national average, offering affordable housing enhanced by a rich multicultural spectrum of shopping, dining and nightlife options. With no state income tax, tort reform and a low cost of living, Texas offers an ideal place to grow a family and a practice.
Serving area residents since 1982, Rio Grande Regional Hospital (www.riohealth.com) is a full-service acute care hospital offering all major specialties. A recent $65 million expansion added a five-story tower which increased the number of patient beds to 320. A complete updating of the entire facility includes the addition of the latest in diagnostic and treatment equipment and technology to maintain the hospital’s leading role as a healthcare provider. In 2003 and 2004, the hospital was rated among the top 5% of all hospitals in the country for overall clinical performance. Catchment area of 700,000. All specialties are represented.