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Emergency Medicine - Lead APP - Valley Baptist Medical Center

Company: US Acute Care Solutions
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Emergency Medicine opening in Harlingen, Texas. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe

At US Acute Care Solutions, you will have the opportunity to practice compassionate, attentive, and quality care with a group that invests in your growth, while valuing and rewarding your expertise. Our Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners work side by side with our physicians as clinical colleagues, with support through their own local, regional, and national APP leadership. As the country's leading physician-owned acute care group, we understand how important it is to be supported in leadership by your APP colleagues to focus on what's important: quality patient care.


  • Build a team of highly reliable, high-performing APP clinicians
  • Provide leadership to APP staff
  • Empower your fellow APPs by offering recognition, performance coaching and career guidance.

    Emergency Department

    • ED Volume: 39,000
    • Level II Trauma Center
    • Provides emergency cardiac catheterization and stroke neuro-endovascular care
    • Comprehensive stroke center
    • Cardiac Center of Excellence
    • Extensive specialty coverage including pediatrics
    • ED Beds: 36
    • Admission Rate: 24%
    • APPs 24/7 with MD/DO midshifts, 24 hours coverage with 34 hour coverage during peak volumes
    • Scribe coverage provided during peak volumes
    • Qualifications: BC/BP in emergency medicine required
    • Documentation: Cerner FirstNet with Dynadoc
    • Provides emergency cardiac catheterization
    • ED physicians operate with an efficient "split-flow" ED process and enjoy a simple "one call" system for admissions and transfers.
    • NPs and PAs practice independently in the ED, meaning physicians have no APP charts to sign.


      • Valley Baptist Medical Center has served South Texas with a faith-based mission for nearly 100 years.
      • 586-bed teaching hospital
      • Lead trauma center in the region
      • Only hospital in the area offering comprehensive stroke services, including advanced endovascular neurology procedures
      • VBMC's expanded relationship with the Veterans Administration allows veterans to stay in the Valley, rather than travel to San Antonio, for most of their health care needs.


        Financial Benefits

        Equity ownership for all full-time physicians
        Industry-leading 10% company funded 401(k)
        Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage
        Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)
        Annual CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)
        Medical Malpractice with tail and litigation support
        Pioneering Paid Military Leave
        Groundbreaking 100% Paid Parental Leave
        Student loan refinancing as low as 2.99%

        Intangible Benefits

        Location flexibility and career stability of a national group
        National Clinical Governance Board (NCGB) of internally elected clinicians
        Clinical Management Tools (CMTs)
        Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME)
        24/7/365 live physician support
        USACS Orientation and Assemblies
        Professional Development Programs including:
        Scholars (Leadership Training)
        Efficiency Academy
        Engagement & Experience Academy
        Internal USACS traveling physicians

        Harlingen, TX, is located just 30 miles from the Texas Gulf Coast and the popular beaches of South Padre Island. Harlingen is renowned for its larger-than-life-size murals that brighten the streets of downtown Harlingen and decorate the walls inside local businesses. Picturesque, palm-lined Jackson Street has served as Harlingen's "main street" for more than a century, featuring family-friendly events including market days, walking tours, and family movie nights. In addition to birding, hunting, and fishing, outdoor activities include world-class golf at local country clubs and public golf courses - including but not limited to two 18-hole championship courses at Rancho Viejo Resort and a picturesque 18 hole course along the Laguna Madre Bay at the South Padre Island Golf Club.

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Keywords: US Acute Care Solutions, Harlingen , Emergency Medicine - Lead APP - Valley Baptist Medical Center, Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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