Physician - Gastroenterology Job in Laredo, Texas

Gastroenterologist Opportunity in South Texas

Physician

Gastroenterology

Job Description

Laredo Medical Center, a 326 bed licensed acute care facility, is seeking a quality Gastroenterology physician to join an established private practice in Laredo, TX. You have the ability to use several in-office diagnostic and therapeutic modalities to provide comprehensive GI care.  These include Fibroscan, hemorrhoid band ligation, small bowel video capsule endoscopy, SmartPill GI motility studies, and H. pylori breath testing.

Gastroenterology Consultants of Laredo specialize in the diagnosis and management of adult gastrointestinal disorders, nutritional disorders, liver and gallbladder disorders, and pancreatic disorders. We are proficient in diagnostic and therapeutic upper endoscopy and colonoscopy and in colorectal cancer screening.

Highlights:

  • Great opportunity to join an established practice in South Texas that has been in in practice for 20+ years
  • Partnership opportunity available
  • Joining two other GI physicians (20+ years of experience) and three APPs
  • Candidate would be joining the busiest GI practice in Laredo
  • Anticipated call will be 1:3
  • ERCP training preferred, but is not required
  • Easy drive from the practice to the hospital
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus, but not required
  • Mix of inpatient/outpatient procedures
  • Must be board eligible/board certified

 

A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:

  • Competitive Base Salary(Based on MGMA guidelines)
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Relocation Expenses
  • No state income tax

 

Laredo, TX - Located deep in the heart of South Texas, Laredo offers the perfect blend of culture, language, culinary influences and
ambiance that provides a perfect community to grow and raise a family.

  • One of the safest areas to live in Texas
  • One of the fastest growing cities in the nation
  • Laredo International Airport
  • Low cost of living
  • Award winning schools districts (private & public)
  • Exceptional Tex-Mex cuisine
  • Numerous outdoor attractions: start parks, birding, hiking & biking trails, beautiful golf courses that are open 363 days a year
  • About 2.5 hours drive to San Antonio
Job ID:
Employment Type: Full Time
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

Laredo Medical Center (LMC) is a state-of-the-art, 326-bed acute care facility serving fast-growing Laredo (population 200,000) and the surrounding area. Laredo Medical Center, which is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) and has been serving the healthcare needs of its community for more than 110 years, is an integrated delivery system featuring a wide array of sophisticated medical care in an attractive, welcoming environment. LMC is the area's only heart hospital, offering complete diagnostic and interventional cardiology services. Its cardiology unit includes two open heart operating rooms, a recently upgraded cardiac cath lab (with a second scheduled to open mid-2007), and inpatient cardiac rehabilitation services. LMC is the area's only accredited Chest Pain Center. The Sanchez Cancer Center, the Family Birth Center, and the Sleep and Seizure Disorder Center are other centers of excellence at the 650,000-square-foot complex, which is located on a 50-acre campus near downtown Laredo. The facility includes two medical office buildings.

    Laredo Medical Center offers:
  • Inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services for our regional delivery area from birth through the senior years.
  • A one-stop health care facility, designed with the kind of convenience that allows you to coordinate tests and physician appointments for the same visit.
  • 24/7 emergency and trauma care Cardiac services, including: heart catheterization, balloon angioplasty, open-heart surgery, and heart valve replacement.

Laredo is located on the north bank of the historical Rio Grande River (or Rio Bravo, as it is known in Mexico). The community boasts an outstanding school system, the Laredo Independent School District, an educational partner with the City of Laredo and the larger global community, with focus on developing and educating students by providing a relevant and challenging curriculum through innovative programs.

The town has experienced continuous growth over the years. Between 1960 and 1990 Laredo's population has more than doubled. This is attributed to Laredo's growing importance as a manufacturing and trading center on the Texas-Mexico border, which has drawn increasing numbers of people from the surrounding region. 

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Location

Laredo Medical Center
Laredo Medical Center
1700 East Saunders Laredo, TX 78041

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