Pediatrics - Nephrology Physician Job with Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, TX

Pediatric Nephrologist

Driscoll Children's Hospital Corpus Christi, TX 78411
  • Full-Time
  • Negotiable
  • Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • No
  • Yes
  • 09/25/2023
  • 975544

Pediatric Nephrology

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!    It is a dynamic coastal city that offers great schools, K- 12 (five independent school districts within the city) and higher education, Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi and Del Mar College and Coastal Bend College.  The cost of living is low and there is no state income tax.  Corpus Christi is currently ranked as one of the most affordable places to buy a home in the USA.  The mild climate allows for year-round outdoor fun.  Enjoy the beaches, parks, hiking/biking trails, shopping, dining, festivals, sporting events and more!

About Driscoll Children's Hospital  Rio Grande Valley  

The new eight-level hospital will be located on the campus of Doctors Hospital Renaissance Health, making it the only designated, freestanding children’s hospital in the Rio Grande Valley.  Through the vision and generosity of its founder, Clara Driscoll, Driscoll Children’s Hospital opened in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1953.  The new location will further the mission to provide medical care to all children of South Texas by providing the following pediatric services: pediatric specialists, acute inpatient and outpatient surgery, emergency services, Level III NICU, PICU, Rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, imaging, laboratory and child life program. 

About Edinburg, Texas

Enjoy living in a charming and historical city with a variety of interesting and unique activities!  Ranked by Forbes as “best performing and fastest growing areas in the nation”.  There are five different educational institutions nearby-The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, The University of Texas-Brownsville, Texas Southmost College, Texas State Technical College and South Texas College.   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.

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