Seton Family of Doctors at Lockhart is seeking a full-time BC/BE pediatrician to join our growing team in Lockhart, TX. This position will provide acute care services including well child checkups, preventive care, developmental guidance and screenings, immunizations and lab tests. Seton Lockhart Family Center is located in a rural, medically underserved area, and is a designated Rural Health Clinic. Lockhart is 20 miles south of Austin and has a population of approximately 15,000 residents. Our Seton Lockhart Family Health Center is a member of Seton Edgar B Davis Hospital and is comprised of two pediatric practices, a mobile care-a-van that provides low cost healthcare to the vulnerable children of Caldwell County, an urgent care/walk in clinic, and two family medicine clinics. Located at the center of Texas hill country --- just a few hours from Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio --- Austin offers an appealing blend of hometown comfort and high-tech care. Whether you are looking for a vibrant nightlife and live music, recreational areas and activities, family-friendly fun, or educational offerings, Austin is a city that not only calls to you, but gently encourages you to sit down and stay awhile. With cultural diversity, a mild climate (and truly great outdoors), attractive and affordable housing options, and no state income tax, Austin is a feel-good choice for a rewarding way of life.The Seton Healthcare Family is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an 11-county population of 1.9 million. Seton operates 5 major medical centers, including the region's only Level I Trauma Centers for adult and pediatrics and a dedicated children's hospital. The Seton Healthcare Family is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Hiring is contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state of Texas. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to: Teresa Washington/Physician Recruitment/ TWashington@ascension.org
Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals that will be training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas starting in 2016.
One of those training sites is Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, a world-class pediatric medical center with its own Level I trauma center. Another is University Medical Center Brackenridge, which is Ce...ntral Texas’ only Level I trauma center for adults. UMC Brackenridge will be replaced by the new Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas in early 2017. The other two teaching hospitals are Seton Medical Center Austin, the region’s largest medical facility, and Seton Shoal Creek Hospital, the area’s only nonprofit mental health facility.
Seton conducts research in the prevention and treatment of stroke, traumatic injury, epilepsy and cardiovascular disease. It collaborates with employers, commercial insurance companies, community physicians, nonprofit agencies and government entities to create clinically integrated systems of care with providers throughout its 10,000-square-mile service area. We also maintain an active community presence in smaller ways, like providing the Seton Comfort Zone at area events throughout the year.