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OPPORTUNITY:
HCA Healthcare is seeking a BE/BC Gastroenterologist to join a private practice in the South Texas city of McAllen, Texas. The practice currently has two GI's and two nurse practitioners, and is looking to add a third GI due to very heavy volume. There is a large physician deficit for GI in McAllen - the incoming GI will be busy from day one - current practice wait list is several months. The practice also has the equipment available to see virtual colonoscopies!

The incoming GI will see primarily bread and butter GI work. ERCP training or experience would be nice, but is not required. Spanish is not required of the position. Call will be 1:3 - operates as a one week on, two weeks off call model, with NP's handling consults. Practice willing to sponsor H1B physician candidates seeking visa support.

Practice will offer a production based model contract with initial base salary support. Benefits include health, malpractice coverage, dues, 401K, profit sharing plan, and CME. Partnership track is available with negotiable timeline to partnership.

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FACILITY:
Rio Grande Regional Medical Centers recent $65 million expansion added a five-story tower which increased from 201 to 320 patient beds. A complete updating of the entire facility includes the addition of the latest in diagnostic and treatment equipment and technology to maintain the hospitals leading role as a healthcare provider. Established and supportive Womens Services. Pediatric Pavilion, Level III trauma center, cath lab, cardiovascular and vascular procedures and the only Accredited Chest Pain Center in the Rio Grande Valley. First and only hospital in the Valley performing Pediatric Open Heart Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Intervention, Pediatric Electrophysiology. The hospital has been rated among the top 5% of all hospitals in the country for overall clinical performance. (www.riohealth.com)

COMMUNITY:
The Rio Grande Valley offers a superb quality of life coupled with a low cost of living. This dynamic makes it easy to enjoy a very comfortable lifestyle in the lap of tropical luxury. This is a place which blends warm, personal charm and a laid-back pace with all of the modern amenities and conveniences of a dynamic and emerging cosmopolitan community. Here families, singles, professionals and retirees enjoy a safe, friendly environment with access to great year-round weather, beautiful beaches south of Padre Island and wildlife preserves, plus the cultural excitement of Mexico just moments away. The hallmark of the area is the welcoming multicultural atmosphere coupled with the beautiful climate and natural surroundings.

McAllen, Texas (pop. 100,000+) maintains the benefits of a tranquil community thriving in a tropical setting while drawing on the energy and vitality of the metropolitan market area which it anchors. The Valley itself counts on a population of over 1 million residents, with hundreds of thousands more living directly across the border in Mexican sister cities. (www.McAllen.org) (www.livability.com/tx/mcallen/tx/photos-video)
HCA stands for the best practices of medicine, using our reach, scale and stability to transform healthcare and help communities thrive.

One of the nations leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include more than 250 hospitals and freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.