Critical Care – Physician

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline-CC

Corpus Christi, TX

Job Description

  • 567 bed hospital
  • Level II trauma center
  • 80 bed ICU
  • Average census: 35-45 (without surges)
  • Multiple services that are managing patients independently
  • Day: 2 Physicians and 4 NP/PA 7a-7p
  • Night: 1 Physician and 1 NPPA 7p-7a
  • EM & FM residency programs on site
    • EM residents work alongside ICU providers, while FM residents are observing
    • Open ICU-Pulm, Trauma and Surgical physicians will see their own patients in the ICU
  • ICU Physicians cover codes for the hospital
  • Two ICU’s: MICU and Neuro ICU and Trauma/Surgical ICU
  • Neurosurgery 24/7
  • Sub-specialties on backup: General Surgery, Ortho Surgery, Gastro, Neurology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Hema/Oncology, Psychiatry (occasionally)
  • Required procedures and 2 years for case logs for each: Chest tubes, Thoracentesis, Paracentesis, Lumbar puncture, and Bronchoscopy
  • EMR: Meditech


  • FT and PRN positions available


  • FT and PRN positions available
  • Must have Acute Care certification or PAs must have at least 2 years ICU experience

Facility Information

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline is part of South Texas largest hospital system, CHRISTUS Spohn Health System. The health system is consistently ranked as a healthcare leader in the area and has received national recognition for several pioneering programs, including cardiac care, clinical excellence and oncology. CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline services include brain care, cancer services, primary care, women's care, cardiology services, wound care, and much more.

Community Information

Corpus Christi is the 8th largest city in Texas. It offers a friendly city with a relaxed resort town vibe. The area has over 113 miles of stunning Gulf Coast beaches. Corpus Christi offers many options for public and private schools, plenty of local amenities, and low cost of living. Corpus Christi is only 2 hours south of San Antonio and a little over 3 hours south of Austin.

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