Neurosurgery in west Texas

Employer
Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location
Amarillo, Texas
Posted
Dec 05, 2019
Closes
Dec 04, 2020
Ref
2017873
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a 495-bed acute care medical center located in Amarillo, TX, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of west Texas and the Panhandle since 1924. The hospital is now recruiting a BC/BE Neurosurgeon for a hospital-employed position. 

Northwest Texas Physician Group, the employed multispecialty group, provides Primary Care, ENT, GI and Neurology, and surgical services in Orthopedics, Vascular, Cardiovascular & Thoracic, and Neurological.  This is an excellent opportunity to rapidly build a successful practice in an attractive and growing mid-sized Texas city with a strong referral base.  And to make a difference in the community by partnering in our mission of delivering the highest quality of care and positive outcomes to patients and families.

Opportunity highlights:

  • BC/BE Neurological Surgery
  • Hospital-employed position
  • Call shared with other community surgeons
  • Rapid practice start-up due to demand
  • Highly attractive compensation package with generous base salary
  • Productivity and Quality bonuses for strong earnings potential
  • Full employed benefits package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability
  • PTO, CME, 401(k), Medical malpractice insurance, 
  • Sign-on bonus and Relocation assistance
  • Loan repayment assistance may also be available
  • Texas has no state income tax and is a tort reform state

Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the 500,000+ residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. With physicians in over 40 specialties, Northwest is known in Texas and throughout the Southwest for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and children’s services. The Heart Hospital at Northwest is the only dedicated, specialty heart hospital in the Panhandle, and an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI.  As a Level III Trauma Center and certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its Emergency Department each year.  Northwest Children’s Hospital is the Panhandle’s primary Pediatric provider, with nearly all Pediatric subspecialties are available through the Hospital and Alliance Regional Health Network. Women’s and Maternity services, Surgical services including the da Vinci Robotic system, Primary Care, and inpatient Behavioral Health care combine with other key specialties to make Northwest the healthcare system of choice in the region.  NWTHS is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the largest and most respected healthcare management companies.   

Amarillo, TX:  At 3,672 feet altitude with consistent breezes and low humidity, Amarillo enjoys 270 days of sunshine annually and four distinct seasons.  Top-rated schools, upscale neighborhoods with views, and well-appointed country clubs offer families and individuals an exceptional quality of life.  Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the United States.  World class skiing and snowboarding can be found in Taos, NM, only a 5 hour drive away.  Amarillo boasts a vibrant cultural arts scene including a Symphony, Ballet, Opera, museums, and art galleries.  Sports teams, diverse restaurants and cuisine, great shopping, annual festivals, and a historic downtown with a brand new baseball park and minor league team combine to present a variety of entertainment options.  With the metro area population approaching 300,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities!    

 

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