Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Neurologist to join a thriving practice with a growing patient base.The joining physician will be busy from day one.This is a well-established program with 3 Neurologists, 5 dedicated Neurology nurses, 2 medical office specialists a medical assistant and 3 EEG technicians. Our patient population is diverse with rare disorders and common conditions to keep every day interesting and challenging.
The practice is based at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, a nonprofit freestanding, 189-bed tertiary care Children’s Hospital serving the lower 31 counties of South Texas.The hospital also has five satellite clinics throughout the catchment area with air transportation provided to those clinics.The population served is over 2 million and is one of the youngest and fastest growing in the USA.The hospital provides comprehensive pediatric services including NICU, PICU, and more than 40 pediatric subspecialists.The hospital maintains a teaching affiliation with Texas A&M University Health Science Center and has its own pediatric residency (45 plus residents) and pediatric anesthesia fellowship programs. The subspecialty practices at Driscoll Children’s Hospital are a true hybrid of academic and private practice models with challenging clinics, teaching responsibilities for Pediatrics residents as well as medical students from three different schools and excellent clinical research opportunities.
Texas is a wonderful place to work, live and play.Tort reform has made Texas an attractive practice location because of the low number of lawsuits and reduced cost of malpractice insurance.Texas is the second largest state in size and population and the second fastest-growing state in the Union.Corpus Christi is a dynamic coastal city with miles of beautiful beaches and world-class sailing and windsurfing.The mild climate allows for year-round outdoor family activities such as golf, cycling, and tennis.The cost of living is low, and there is no state income tax.In short, this opportunity allows for a great combination of rewarding work along with a quality lifestyle.
Highly motivated candidate with strong clinical experience, plus proven skills and values that will complement a highly successful clinical practice. Candidates should have excellent clinical training and be Board Certified or eligible in Pediatric Neurology.
Additional Salary Information: The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. This opportunity allows for a great combination of rewarding work along with a quality lifestyle.
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About Driscoll Children's Hospital
Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a 189-bed pediatric tertiary care center with pediatric specialists representing 32 medical and 13 surgical specialties offering care throughout South Texas, including Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Victoria, and Laredo. Through the vision and generosity of its founder, Clara Driscoll, Driscoll Children’s Hospital opened in 1953, becoming the first, and remains the only, free-standing children’s hospital in South Texas. In 2016, Driscoll had almost 171,000 patient visits, including nearly 38,000 patients seen at South Texas’ first emergency room created specifically for pediatrics.