Intensivist

Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates (PCCA), a private practice intensivist group, is hiring intensivists to work at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.

  • Hendrick Medical Center is a 340-bed Regional Medical Center and Level III Trauma Center
  • 24-bed MICU
  • Intensivists cover days 7am to 7pm and nights 7pm to 7am
  • APPs will cover days 7am to 7pm and nights 7pm to 7am
  • PCCA supports the refined multidisciplinary MD/APP intensivist team model of care to provide expanded critical care services. The Intensivist in collaboration with the APPs function as intensivist teams

Description

The medical and surgical intensive care units will be staffed and managed by PCCA and will operate as a true intensivist program, with the intensivist serving as head of the multidisciplinary team, overseeing and managing all ICU patients, and working closely with surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, pulmonary medicine physicians, hospitalists and support staff.

Model

Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates has partnered with Hendrick Medical Center to establish a state-of-the-art, true intensivist service.

The intensivist service will potentially provide 24-hour coverage in the MICU. Intensivist physicians can expect to work a 7-day block of 12-hour day shifts 7am to 7pm and 7pm to 7am with support provided by a daytime APP. At 7pm the intensivist and APP will sign out to the night APP who will cover until 7am.

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