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Physician, Neurosurgical Spine Surgeon

We Are Hiring

Ascension Seton - Seton Spine and Scoliosis Center is seeking a full time Spine Surgeon to join our elite team. 

Why Join Ascension?

About Ascension Seton

  • As a member of Ascension Seton, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are struggling or affected by poverty.

  • We share best practices and knowledge across our smart network as a member of the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country.

  • Ascension Seton includes more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

  • Dell Children’s, part of Ascension Seton in Austin, TX is a world-class pediatric center with its own Level I trauma center and only Level IV NICU in Texas. 

About Austin

  • It is the state capital and home to a major university as well as an influential center for politics, technology, music, film and food scene.

  • Austin is known as the Live Music Capital World because on any given night, one can find over one hundred venues showcasing a wide variety of live music performances.

  • Also known as one of the healthiest/ physically fit cities in America, you will see joggers, cyclists, and walkers committed to cardiovascular health on a daily basis.

  • The many parks and lakes offer a multitude of outdoor activities, including swimming, hiking, paddle boarding and fishing. 

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

 

What You Will Do

Texas Spine and Scoliosis Center, a spine center of excellence, is looking for a fellowship-trained, experienced spinal deformity surgeon with special focus on: scoliosis, complex degenerative spine reconstruction, revision spine surgery, and possibly pediatric deformity. The candidate should be either a spine-fellowship-trained orthopedic or neurosurgeon, with additional training and experience in spinal deformity surgery. The current spinal deformity surgeon performs over 90% spinal deformity surgery with a large catchment and very long wait-time for an appointment. The practice is seeking a surgeon to complement the existing complex scoliosis care at a regional center of excellence. Ample opportunity exists to build a practice via spine-only trauma and consult call at any of 4 level-II trauma centers within a 20 minute drive. This is an established spinal deformity program that has an active research program with a PhD research scientist on staff.  Our physicians are on the faculty of the University of Texas, Dell Medical School and provide the primary spine rotation for the orthopedic residency

This practice offers exceptional opportunity for autonomy and rapid professional growth with numerous publications, nationally recognized staff and faculty affiliation with The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.  Texas Spine and Scoliosis is a regional center of excellence that is affiliated with a tier-one research university, welcoming its inaugural class in 2016.  The school is committed to redesigning academic medicine and revolutionizing how people get and stay healthy, by educating leaders, developing new models of care, and advancing innovation from health products to health care delivery. 

Located in the Texas capitol, surrounded by the 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.

Ascension Medical Group, a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health network in the nation, 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 a Level I Trauma Center for adult and pediatric patients and a dedicated children's hospital. 

 

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board  

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
 
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
 

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 374071
Category: Physicians
Ministry: Ascension Seton, TX
Location: Austin, TX

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