Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a 495-bed acute care medical center located in Amarillo, Texas, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of west Texas and the Panhandle since 1924. The hospital is currently recruiting a BC/BE Spine Neurosurgeon for a position with our employed multispecialty group Northwest Physicians Group.
Northwest offers the support and resources to build and grow a busy practice in an attractive and growing mid-sized Texas city with high demand for Neurosurgical services and 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.
- BC/BE Neurological Surgery
- Spine fellowship ideal
- Employed position
- O.R. equipped with Stealth navigation system
- Cranial procedures also welcome
- NS call shared with employed partner and community surgeons
- Attractive compensation package with generous base salary
- Productivity and Quality bonuses for added earnings potential
- Full benefits package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, ST & LT 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 and surrounding states 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 the Trauma Center for the 26-county Texas Panhandle 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 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 hospital management companies.
Amarillo, Texas: 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 a metro area population of 300,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities