Pediatric Emergency Medicine – NP/PA

Driscoll Children's Hospital Rio Grande Valley-PEDS

Edinburg, TX

Job Description

  • Opening May 2024
  • Estimated Annual Volume 10-12K
  • 24 Physician Coverage
  • 8 ED Beds

Facility Information

Coming soon to the Rio Grande Valley! Driscoll Children?s Hospital Rio Grande Valley will be a freestanding children?s hospital. independently operated by Driscoll Health System. It will be the only designated freestanding children's hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. The services and programs offered by Driscoll Children?s Hospital Rio Grande Valley will include: Full spectrum of pediatric specialists including cardiologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, nephrologists, orthopedists, otolaryngologists, and pulmonologists. Acute inpatient and outpatient surgery with pediatric anesthesiologists. Emergency services including a level III pediatric trauma center. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (63 beds) Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (8 beds) Rehabilitation services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Imaging, including MRI with anesthesia, if indicated. Laboratory services Child Life program, which educates patients and caregivers and helps reduce their stress and anxiety during the healthcare experience. Pediatric residency program based in the RGV. Driscoll Children's Hospital Rio Grande Valley will provide pediatric healthcare 24 hours a day, seven days a week. ?

Community Information

Edinburg is located in the Rio Grande Valley, a four-county area. It is the county seat of Hidalgo, the seventh largest county in Texas and is home to the University of Texas-Pan American, the state's tenth largest public university. Edinburg offers a great quality of life, options for top ranked schools, low cost of living, and plenty of recreational activities. Edinburg is 2 hours and 15 minutes south of Corpus Christi and only a little over an hour west of the Gulf Coast. ?

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