The Heart Institute of East Texas is located in beautiful Lufkin, Texas. The HIET has been the leading practice in East Texas since 1982. While currently servicing a very large population, The HIET is expanding into six new communities in East Texas providing nine new ancillary services. Expansion includes The Vein & Vascular Institute, a dedicated CHF Clinic, Wellness Clinic, Rhythm Clinic amongst many other new services. The HIET is recruiting an Interventional Cardiologist to join the practice of 11 cardiologists and 5 APP’s (PA’S/NP’s) voted as Best Small business of the year, “Texas Forest Country” awarded by Governor of Texas. The opportunity includes, but is not limited to:
Extremely Competitive Compensation
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Comfortable Work & Home Life Balance
Regions Leading Physician Group
State of the Art Facilities
Low cost of living in the Pineywoods of East Texas
Close Proximity to Houston
Enjoy the great outdoors! Spend time on Lake Sam Rayburn, hike through Angelina National Forest and camp beneath the stars. Deep East Texas is the ideal location for a quality work/life balance. Live in the country and still be a short drive to the hospital.
Located in the heart of the Texas Forest Country, CHI St. Luke’s Health System provides health care to a 15-county region. The primary service areas are Angelina and Polk Counties, while Cherokee, Houston, San Augustine, and Trinity counties make up the secondary market. The total population for the System’s service area is approximately 500,000. *
Catholic Health Initiatives
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care.
One of the nation’s largest health systems, CHI, is based in Englewood, CO and operates in 18 states and comprises 93 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals: 24 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.
In fiscal year 2013, CHI provided $762 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.
At CHI, we’ve invested in our physician enterprise because we know that our providers are the heart of CHI and the high-quality care we provide to our patients. Our physician enterprise includes CHI’s employed physicians and non-physician providers, and currently makes up 20% of the medical staff providing care in our hospitals. Our highly-talented medical professionals serve our communities, shape our approach to patient care, and manage clinical functions. In short, they make it possible for us to sustain and grow our ministry of care. The mission of CHI is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church by bringing it new life, energy and viability in the 21st century. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we move toward the creation of healthier communities.
CHI - Core Values – Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence serve as our guiding principles. They are the roots, or anchors, from which all of our activities, decisions, and behaviors follow.