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Physician - Pediatric Rheumatology

Employer
Ascension Texas
Location
Austin, Texas
Closing date
May 30, 2025

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Details

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
  • Subspecialty Interest: Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Call Schedule: 1 in 4 call
  • Practice Detail: 1 CMA per Physician, 1 Clinical RN per location and 2 infusion RN's at each infusion location. We also have an RN, BSN serving as the Clinical Staff Supervisor overseeing all clinical staff in both locations.
  • EMR System: Athena
  • Facility: Central Austin on the Dell Children's Medical Center located inside Strictly Pediatrics Building and the new North Dell Children's Medical Center Campus Medical Office Building (DCN MOB) both clinic locations offer infusion services.
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Visa Eligibility: No

Benefits

  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Various health insurance options & wellness plans
  • Retirement benefits including employer match plans
  • Long-term & short-term disability
  • Employee assistance programs (EAP)
  • Parental leave & adoption assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.

Responsibilities

Ascension Seton is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Rheumatology for our Dell Childrens Medical Center team!

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Seton to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:

  • Dell Children's Medical Group Rheumatology has three attending physicians and one PA (looking to add a fourth attending). Our goal is to have four Pediatric Certified Rheumatologists in clinics covering Central Texas from Buda to Cedar Park.
  • We offer embedded physiology and psychiatry in our clinics.
  • Ultrasound in the outpatient clinic for joint injections and two locations with dedicated Rheumatology infusion suites.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

About Ascension Seton

  • As a member of Ascension Seton, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are struggling or affected by poverty.
  • We share best practices and knowledge across our smart network as a member of the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country.
  • Ascension Seton includes more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.
  • Dell Children's, part of Ascension Seton in Austin, TX is a world-class pediatric center with its own Level I trauma center and only Level IV NICU in Texas.

About Austin

  • It is the state capital and home to a major university as well as an influential center for politics, technology, music, film and food scene.
  • Austin is known as the Live Music Capital World because on any given night, one can find over one hundred venues showcasing a wide variety of live music performances.
  • Also known as one of the healthiest/ physically fit cities in America, you will see joggers, cyclists, and walkers committed to cardiovascular health on a daily basis.
  • The many parks and lakes offer a multitude of outdoor activities, including swimming, hiking, paddle boarding and fishing.

About Ascension Medical Group
When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

Requirements

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Required Credential(s):

- Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board.

Education:

- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.

Additional Preferences

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