Geriatric Medicine Job In Victoria, Texas
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DeTar Hospital Navarro is seeking a BE/BC Geriatrician to join an established practice in the community:
- Dedicated Senior Care Center for patients 65 years and older
- Full-service Senior Care Center provides education, chemotherapy, medication management, lab & diagnostic testing, rehab, home care & preventative health services
- Direct admissions to hospital; clinical records linked to hospital system; IV therapy available
- Work with an experienced, licensed nursing staff
DeTar Hospital Navarro, the larger of two sister hospitals totaling 305 licensed beds, is a regional referral center boasting comprehensive services including a 64-slice CT, DaVinci robotic equipment, the area's first dedicated Women & Children's Center, Open Concept MRI and Level III trauma designation.
Victoria, TX, a regional commercial center known as "the Crossroads of South Texas" is centrally located between 3 major metro areas
- 2 hour drive from Austin, Houston, and San Antonio
- Population of around 80,000
- Multiple entertainment/cultural attractions including
- The Texas Zoo
- Victoria Ballet Theatre
- Victoria Fine Arts Center
- A local symphony
- Various recreational/outdoor spots
- Coleto Creek Reservoir
- Palmetto State Park
- Lake Texana
- Matagorda Bay
We offer a recruitment package, which may include:
- Commencement Bonus
- Student Loan Assistance
- CME, Medical Licensure, and Relocation expenses
- Marketing expenses and assistance if in private practice
- Medical Education Stipend for physicians still in training
Remember, Texas is a TORT REFORM state with NO PERSONAL INCOME TAX!
Victoria , Texas, known as the South Texas Crossroads, is one of the oldest cities in Texas. Five major state highways cross in Victoria, which is conveniently located just 30 minutes from the welcoming beaches of the Gulf Coast, and within a two-hour drive of the state’s largest metro areas—Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Corpus Christi.
With a population of 60,000 (80,000 in the county) and a retail trade area of over 250,000, Victoria is a cultural, historic and economic hub for the surrounding seven counties. Residents enjoy the best of both worlds as Victoria combines the best of city living while surrounded by the majestic beauty of Texas’ rolling plains. Victoria has all the amenities of larger communities including great shopping with local, regional and national merchants, an acclaimed symphony, Community Theater and Ballet Theater, museums, a 12-screen cinema complex, 27-hole public golf course, the Texas Zoo, and more.
Victoria and its surroundings are an outdoor enthusiast's paradise with hunting, fishing, bird watching, swimming and water sports available year-round and just a short drive away. Just a few miles outside of Victoria, Saxet Lake Park offers fishing, swimming and picnic areas in a lovely 95-acre park setting. Just a few miles further south of town, families from throughout the state enjoy a wonderful variety of outdoor recreation opportunities at Coleto's 190-acre park and reservoir.
From a growth standpoint, in August of 2010, Caterpillar announced that it has selected Victoria as the location for the company's new state-of-the-art hydraulic excavator manufacturing facility. The facility is expected to begin production in mid-2012.
In 2007, a 159 million dollar bond was passed to improve Victoria schools. Funds were allocated for 2 new high schools, 1 new middle school, 2 new elementary schools and a District Event Center. The is now the largest public school system in the Golden Crescent region with 15 elementary schools, three middle schools, a two-campus high school as well as a magnet high school, 103 total buildings, 14 athletic fields and more than 2,200 employees. Also in place within the VISD system are Magnet School programs, including a Montessori program, programs for gifted students, a campus at Devereau Foundation for those students with exceptional needs, one alternative program campus as well as a vocational education campus that offers classes in welding, computer networking, food management and production, cosmetology, auto repair and building trades.
Serving a seven county service area from its location in Victoria, DeTar Hospital Navarro is a major medical resource for its region. More than 22,500 people utilize the services of DeTar Hospital Navarro and its sister facility, DeTar Hospital North every month.
In addition to everything expected from full-service acute care hospitals, the DeTar hospitals also provide an Emergency/Trauma Department, Urgent Care Centers, Rural Medical Clinics in surrounding communities, a Health Wellness Center, a Senior Care Center, an Occupational Medicine Center, inpatient & outpatient rehabilitation, a Sleep Disorders Center and now the new Women & Children's Center. DeTar Hospital Navarro is licensed for 193 inpatient beds, has a medical staff of more than 238, and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO).
DeTar Hospital Navarro was the first hospital in the Texas Crossroads to receive Level III Trauma designation. In 2010 we purchased the Da Vinci robot and completed the year with over 250 cases. In 2011 our imaging services were expanded to include the Philips 1.0 Tesla Open Concept MRI