Ascension Texas
October 5, 2020
Job Type
Work Setting
Remote / Home-based


Ascension Texas is looking for an experienced physician to serve as our Medical Director over the Dell Childrens Health Plan.  Preferred Candidates will have atleast 2 years of proven clinical experience in Primary Care or Pediatric Medicine, coupled with a strong knowledge base of Utlization Management and Medicaid.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, is a faith-based non-profit healthcare system founded in 1902 by the Daughters of Charity. Called to be a sign of God’s unconditional love for all, Ascension Seton strives to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Seton Family of Hospitals-TX, you will have the opportunity to plan and direct medical policies and programs. Define and achieve financial targets in support of business goals; evaluate organizational functions and structure to best determine the allocation and utilization of services.


  • Facilitates strategic clinical relationships with physicians. Works with leadership to develop a strategic plan for growth of clinical practice.
  • Ensures that clinical programs are in compliance with governmental and regulatory requirements.
  • Implements utilization review and quality improvement systems. Implements educational programs and offerings.
  • May provide medical services to patients in an assigned area.
  • Prepares annual operating budget for assigned service areas.
  • Consults with planning and operations leadership in new program development. Supervise any assigned medical/resident programs.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board .
      • Podiatrist credentialed from the Texas Department of Licensing & Registration (TDLR).


  • Diploma
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • 2 years of clinical practice preferred
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