Neurocritical Care Intensivist Physician

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 11/28/2023 Job Number: 126121

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is recruiting for a full time permanent Neurocritical Care Physician in The Woodlands & Willowbrook area Northwest Houston, TX. They are offering a generous compensation and a full benefit package.

Neurocritical Care Intensivist Physician
North Houston, TX - The Woodlands & Willowbrook area
Volume - 12 – 15 patients per day
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurocritical Care

Specialty Physician Group is seeking Neurocritical Care Intensivists to join our team at both campuses.  The physicians will have primary responsibility for a cross coverage program that will support both Hospitals, Neuro Critical Care Patients. One facility currently has a 25 ICU bed capacity and the other has a 32 ICU bed capacity. Both facilities will require Neurocritical Care support to manage on average 12-15 patient encounters per day.  Initially the Neurocritical Care Team will be comprised of two physicians and two NPs that are trained in managing complex neurological illnesses and injuries. Physician candidates will be fellowship trained in Neurocritical Care and will provide 24-hour clinical coverage of the Neuro patients in the ICU.  The care team on each campus will be supported by a dedicated Neurocritical NP, and on-site critical care physician in addition to telehealth and telestroke services.  Candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurocritical Care, and either have a Texas license or be in the process of obtaining one.

They will have expertise in managing the following-
  • Neurocritical intensive care
  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular neurology
  • Other Neuro-critical care patients
Provide Neurocritical coverage that is comprised of supporting patients with the following conditions-
  • Brain and spinal cord trauma
  • Brain (subarachnoid) hemorrhage
  • Encephalitis
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Elevated Intracranial pressure
  • Continuous electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring
  • Post-operative Neurosurgery and Neuro-interventional surgery patients
About Specialty Physician Group:
The Specialty Physician Group - As one of the nation’s leading hospitals and academic medical centers Houston has brought together some of the nation’s leading experts in multiple specialties to serve our patients. As part of the Specialty Physician Group, these specialists not only provide excellent clinical care, but are on the forefront of research, developing leading-edge technologies and treatments, and teaching the medical pioneers of tomorrow. This combination of clinical service, research and academics ensures patients have access to the latest in treatments and technologies while providing the best in comprehensive patient care. Established as a non-profit corporation and certified by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, the group enables physicians to maintain autonomy with respect to their clinical practice while growing their practice within an academic environment.

About the Hospital North Houston:
This new 187-bed, 470,000-square-foot, full-service, acute care hospital offers many of the same services as our flagship hospital. Also, on the $380 million hospital campus,  a medical office building, which opened in March 2016. Medical Office Building 1 includes a breast care center, cancer center & infusion center, orthopedics & sports medicine, rehabilitation services, wellness services, and an outpatient laboratory in addition to multi-specialty physician practices. A second medical office building and 785-car parking garage opened in 2018.  The hospital completed a $250 million capital expansion in 2022 which increased bed capacity to 300, expand the emergency center to 45 rooms and increase the operating rooms to 25.  This is the second phase in the master plan to expand to a 400-bed full-service tertiary care facility.
About The Woodlands Community:
The Woodlands is a dynamic hometown within a natural forest that is known for its balance between man and nature.  A thriving business community and a premier destination for visitors – a place where generations live, worship, work, learn and play. The Woodlands …achieves prosperity by promoting economic development and quality of life …cultivates the relationship between urban needs and the vision of environmental sustainability provides premier services and activities, superior educational opportunities, a diversity of jobs, vibrant public spaces, integrated mobility options, public activities, cultural events and entertainment for all …is a place that welcomes everyone from everywhere to grow and thrive.

About the other Hospital:
Hospital opened in December 2000 to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the growing community in Northwest Houston. The 310 bed hospital has 23 operating rooms, and more than 2,100 employees. The Hospital has been named a Magnet recognized health care facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The Hospital is Northwest Houston's regional leader in robotic minimally-invasive surgeries and specializes in cardiology and cardiovascular services, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and comprehensive cancer services. The Hospital has a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center, Imaging Center, Infusion Center, Sleep Center, Surgical Weight Loss Center and operates the largest Childbirth Center in the greater Northwest Houston area.
For immediate consideration please reply directly to this posting. A-Line Staffing Roxanne Berendt cell# 586-256-1110.

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