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Emergency Medicine - Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Peterson Regional Medical Center

Company: US Acute Care Solutions
Location: Kerrville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At US Acute Care Solutions, you will have the opportunity to practice compassionate, attentive, and quality care with a group that invests in your growth, while valuing and rewarding your expertise.Our Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners work side by side with our physicians as clinical colleagues, with support through their own local, regional, and national APP leadership. That s because, as the country s leading physician-owned acute care group, we understand how important it is to be supported in leadership by your APP colleagues to focus on what s important: quality patient care. Emergency Department
Annual ED Volume: 31,000
20 ED beds
21% admission rate
4% transfer rate
9-12 hour physician shifts with 27-33 hours of total physician coverage per day, plus two overlapping APP shifts per day
BC/BP in Emergency Medicine
Documentation: Meditech pDoc (version 6.1) with optional (but recommended) Dragon
Trauma Level IV designation
Stroke certified; however, still transfer patients who require lytics and/or arterial thrombectomy

124-bed facility
Named for local businessman Sid Peterson, this private hospital was named one of the Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the nation the only hospital in Texas on the list
Serves a primary service area of 45,000+ people
Hospitalists admit 85% of patients from the Emergency Department
Stroke patients who receive fibrinolytic or who meet criteria for arterial thrombectomy are transferred to San Antonio after consultation with a Tele-Neurologist
Specialty backup includes cardiology, ENT, OB/GYN


  • Financial Benefits
    • Equity ownership for all full-time physicians
    • Industry-leading 10% company funded 401(k)
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage
    • Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)
    • Annual CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)
    • Medical Malpractice with tail and litigation support
    • Pioneering Paid Military Leave
    • Groundbreaking 100% Paid Parental Leave
    • Student loan refinancing
    • Intangible Benefits
      • Location flexibility and career stability of a national group
      • National Clinical Governance Board (NCGB) of internally elected clinicians
      • Clinical Management Tools (CMTs)
      • Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME)
      • 24/7/365 live physician support
      • USACS Orientation and Assemblies
      • Professional Development Programs including: Scholars (Leadership Training),
      • Efficiency Academy, and Engagement & Experience AcademyCommunity
        Medical professionals in Kerrville enjoy a lifestyle that blends all the best aspects of rural, suburban, and urban life. With excellent housing, real estate costs, and state- and nationally-distinguished schools, Kerrville is the perfect hometown for families. Outdoor recreational activities such as flying, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, triathlons, and photography abound in this beautiful area of the Texas Hill Country. Since both San Antonio and Austin are within a one- to two-hour drive, Kerrville is a perfect choice for physicians who want to practice in a smaller community with metropolitan amenities nearby.

Keywords: US Acute Care Solutions, San Antonio , Emergency Medicine - Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Peterson Regional Medical Center, Healthcare , Kerrville, Texas

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