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Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Medical Director - Dell Children's Medical Center - US Acute Care Solutions

US Acute Care Solutions

Last Updated: 9/24/21

Job Description


As a medical director at USACS, you will be responsible for collaborating with the hospital and nursing leadership while offering support to your physician staff. You will serve as a leader both within the emergency room, and as a leader within the organization. Through our model of shared ownership, you will influence on broad company decisions and help facilitate the development of new leaders.

With USACS, you'll be part of a team unique in today's industry. USACS provides physicians with ownership, unparalleled benefits and the opportunity to practice within a values-based model emphasizing quality, long-term wealth building a culture of shared ownership. USACS physicians enjoy the security and resources of a large, national group without sacrificing the advantages typically found in local EM groups.

Prior experience is required to be considered for this position.

  • Oversee the operations of the PED in collaboration with nursing leadership and hospital administration
  • Supervise the PEM staff, per the bylaws, policies and procedures of the institution
  • Represent the PED in the community and within the hospital medical staff
Emergency Department
  • ED Volume: 41,000
  • Provides the highest level of pediatric emergency medicine care in a 46-county area
  • Trauma Designation: Level I
  • ED Beds: 45
  • Patients/Hour: 1.9 – 2.2
  • Admission Rate: 12% to 14%
  • Coverage: 8- and 9-hour shifts with 46-54 hours of physician coverage and 8,10, 12-hour shifts totaling 12-20 hours of APP coverage per day
  • Physician Qualifications: BC/BP in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or EM
  • APP Qualifications: BC PA or PNP-Acute Care/FNP with 2 years Peds ED/CC/UC experience
  • Documentation: Cerner/CPOE and PowerNote
  • RN training (PALS, ACLS, TNCC, Magnet, Pediatric SANE etc.)

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas is a pediatric acute care hospital located in Austin, Texas
  • It is affiliated with The UT Austin Dell Medical School and is a member of Ascension Health
  • Located along I-35, the hospital is the centerpiece of the Mueller development, the site of Austin’s former airport
  • The $200 million, 480,000 sq. ft. facility has 248 beds and a 12-suite surgery center
  • This state-of-the-art hospital serves children in 46 counties throughout Central Texas
  • Dell Children’s has the most pediatric specialists and specialty programs in Central Texas
  • Whether it’s pediatric doctors for cancer, heart, brain, or spine, you and your colleagues always have access to the specialists they need, when they need it
  • As a hospital we are expanding into advanced congenital heart disease and cardiology along with a special delivery unit for mothers of children that will need immediate surgery after birth
  • We are in the process of building a northern campus in the Avery Ranch neighborhood of Austin (this abuts the city of Round Rock) to better serve our growing community

  • Support through an APP leadership structure at local, regional, and national levels
  • APP-focused Alignment and Retention Plan
  • Industry-leading and company funded 401k (an additional 10%)
  • Highly competitive financial & benefits package
  • Yearly CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)
  • Groundbreaking Paid Parental Leave
  • Pioneering Paid Military Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage
  • The best medical malpractice including tail coverage
  • Industry-leading professional development programs
  • Location flexibility and career stability of a national group


Austin is the capital of Texas, but it is better known to many as the “Live Music Capital of the World.” With vibrant entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings, it's no wonder that Austin is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan regions in the nation. Nature trails, lakes, parks, and wilderness preserves offer exceptional recreational opportunities. The Austin area’s high-tech industry blends seamlessly with popular events such as the Austin City Limits Music Festival, SXSW, and the Formula One United States Grand Prix. The University of Texas, one of the largest universities in the nation, offers world-class arts and sporting events year-round. We are most recently home to Austin FC (an MLS expansion team). Dell Children’s Medical Center is also the primary clinical site for The University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship and with 12 fellows it is one of the largest programs in North America. Fellows receive individual mentorship and conduct research, quality, administrative and advocacy projects.

Company Details

Canton, Ohio, United States
US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) is committed to protecting and continually improving the quality of patient care. It’s the reason we formed our group and the driving force behind everything we do. Putting ownership in the hands of physicians and patient care at the forefront of every decision we make, we are growing to meet the needs of the changing industry and developing innovative ways to...