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The Driscoll Health System is recruiting a Pediatric Nephrologist to join a robust program engaged in providing the highest standard of patient care for the children of South Texas.
The ideal candidate will be dual boarded in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology and eligible for licensure in the state of Texas. The position offers a sign-on bonus, competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and generous paid time off, holiday pay, CME and retirement plans.
The Division provides a full range of clinical services including living and deceased donor transplantation, acute and chronic hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, plasmapheresis, and CRRT. Driscoll Children’s Hospital owns and operates the only freestanding pediatric hemodialysis units in South Texas, with a 5-station unit in Corpus Christi, and a 4-station unit in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, supported by a team of experienced dialysis nurses, and dedicated dietitians, social workers, and child life services. Driscoll Children’s Hospital is an active member and participant of NAPRTCS, SCOPE, Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium, CKiD, and has recently joined IROC.
About Driscoll Children’s Hospital
Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a non-profit freestanding 191-bed tertiary hospital providing care to children living in the lower 34 counties of South Texas, and is a teaching hospital -Texas A&M University College of Medicine with 45 pediatric residents. A new state-of-the-art Pavilion includes a 22 bed pediatric intensive care unit, and the NICU was recently redesignated as a level IV trauma care unit with 67 neonatal ICU beds. There are specialists on staff covering the full range of pediatric care, and surgical services include Pediatric Surgery, Urology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Plastics, and ENT. Medical services include neonatology, pediatric intensivists, pulmonary, gastroenterology, endocrinology, oncology, pathology, and radiology.
About Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas is a wonderful place to work, live and play! Corpus Christi is a dynamic coastal city with miles of beautiful beaches, world-class sailing and windsurfing. The mild climate allows for year-round outdoor family activities such as golf, cycling, and tennis. The cost of living is low, and there is no state income tax!