McAllen Hospitalist Group is looking for a Medical Director. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with recruitment and interviewing of all program staff, developing and maintaining positive rapport with hospital administration and board members, participation in the hospital's performance improvement activities, and regular meetings with hospital administration and directors of ancillary departments that support the work of the Hospital Medicine program. Qualifications include Board Certification in Internal Medicine, excellent communication skills, hospital medicine leadership experience, and the ability to spend sufficient time at the hospital outside of clinical hours to fulfill administrative duties.
Ideal candidates will be BC/BE in Internal Medicine. Compensation is competitive and includes full employed benefits package; sign-on bonus and relocation.
McAllen is a city of 165,000 people located in The Rio Grande Valley about 90 miles west of the South Texas Gulf Coast. The Rio Grande Valley is home to over 1.3 MIL residents. One of the fastest growing regions in the U.S., The Rio Grande Valley boasts a stable local economy, various cultural and recreational amenities, and was named one of the top 25 Housing Markets in the country by Forbes Magazine.
McAllen has one of the lowest crime rates of any city in America, with 122 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and ranking it at number 7 on SmartAsset's list of "Safest Cities in America".
McAllen was ranked as the #1 city for Quality of Life based on US News & World Report's 2016 100 Best Places to Live (and was ranked #89 overall).
South Texas Health System is a network of six acute care hospitals and one behavioral health hospital that together provide care for patients throughout South Texas. The hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission and offer a comprehensive range of healthcare services including cardiovascular, maternity and women’s health, neuroscience, emergency and surgical care, along with specialty programs in transplant, stroke, chest pain, asthma, pediatrics, diabetes, wound care, bariatrics and rehabilitation.