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Physician - Pediatric Nephrology

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

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Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Details

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology
  • Schedule: Weekday clinic
  • Call Schedule: Rotating call 1/6
  • Practice Detail: Established nephrology program
  • EMR System: Athena/Compass
  • Facility: Strictly Pediatric Clinic
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • 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

Dell Children's Medical Group is looking for a Pediatric Nephrologist for our pediatric program.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Dell Children's Medical Center to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:

  • Clinic is located on the main hospital campus
  • Supports two growing inpatient facilities
  • Multidisciplinary team
  • Experienced support staff
  • Generous CME and PTO allowance

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.

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) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required.

Additional Preferences

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.

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Why Join Our Team

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations in Central Texas and four teaching hospitals, including Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center. Join us and create a career path you will love.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

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