Pediatric EM - Director - Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

US Acute Care Solutions
Austin, Texas
Jun 17, 2021
Jun 17, 2022
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type


As a medical director at USACS, you will be responsible for collaborating with the hospital and nursing leadership while offering support to your physician staff. You will serve as a leader both within the emergency room, and as a leader within the organization. Through our model of shared ownership, you will influence on broad company decisions and help facilitate the development of new leaders.

With USACS, you'll be part of a team unique in today's industry. USACS provides physicians with ownership, unparalleled benefits and the opportunity to practice within a values-based model emphasizing quality, long-term wealth building a culture of shared ownership. USACS physicians enjoy the security and resources of a large, national group without sacrificing the advantages typically found in local EM groups.

Prior experience is required to be considered for this position.

  • Oversee the operations of the PED in collaboration with nursing leadership and hospital administration
  • Supervise the PEM staff, per the bylaws, policies and procedures of the institution
  • Represent the PED in the community and within the hospital medical staff

  • Pediatric acute care hospital in Austin, Texas
  • Affiliated with The UT Austin Dell Medical School, member of Ascension Health
  • Located along I-35
  • Centerpiece of the Mueller development, the site of Austin’s former airport
  • The $200 million, 480,000 sq. ft. facility has 248 beds and a 12-suite surgery center
  • State-of-the-art hospital serving children in 46 counties throughout Central Texas
  • The most pediatric specialists and specialty programs in Central Texas
  • Access to the specialists you need, when you need them
  • Expansion into advanced congenital heart disease and cardiology
  • Special delivery unit for mothers of infants who will need immediate surgery after birth
  • In the process of building a northern campus in Avery Ranch neighborhood of Austin (this abuts the city of Round Rock) to better serve growing community


Austin is the capital of Texas, but it is better known to many as the “Live Music Capital of the World.” With vibrant entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings, it's no wonder that Austin is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan regions in the nation. Nature trails, lakes, parks, and wilderness preserves offer exceptional recreational opportunities. The Austin area’s high-tech industry blends seamlessly with popular events such as the Austin City Limits Music Festival, SXSW, and the Formula One United States Grand Prix. The University of Texas, one of the largest universities in the nation, offers world-class arts and sporting events year-round. We are most recently home to Austin FC (an MLS expansion team).

Emergency Department
  • ED Volume: 41,000
  • Provides the highest level of pediatric emergency medicine care in a 46-county area
  • Trauma Designation: Level I
  • ED Beds: 45
  • Patients/Hour: 1.9 – 2.4
  • Admission Rate: 12% to 14%
  • Coverage: 8- and 9-hour shifts with 8-63 hours of physician coverage and 8,10, 12-hour shifts totaling 8-20 hours of APP coverage per day
  • Physician Qualifications: BC/BP in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or EM
  • APP Qualifications: BC PA or PNP-Acute Care/FNP with 2 years Peds ED/CC/UC experience
  • Documentation: Cerner/CPOE and PowerNote
  • RN training (PALS, ACLS, TNCC, Magnet, Pediatric SANE etc.)
  • Dell Children’s Medical Center is also the primary clinical site for The University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship with 12 fellows it is one of the largest programs in North America
  • Fellows received individual mentorship and conduct research, quality, administrative and advocacy projects.


Hospital Details:

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

4900 Mueller Boulevard
Austin, TX 78723

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