This is a great opportunity to practice in a growing area that enjoys a strong local economy, and is experiencing a huge need for pediatric sub-specialties. It is projected the new practice would be busy almost immediately. Very competitive compensation package.
Edinburg Children's Hospital is a 107-bed, freestanding pediatric hospital opened adjacent to Edinburg Regional Medical Center. Opened in March 2006, it is the only facility of its kind in the Rio Grande Valley. Serving a population of 1.3 million people, Edinburg Childrens Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric facility.
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 womens health, neuroscience, emergency and surgical care, along with specialty programs in transplant, stroke, chest pain, asthma, pediatrics, diabetes, wound care, bariatrics and rehabilitation.
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