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 Medical Surgical ICU
• Intensivists cover days 7am to 7pm
• APP’s 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 APP’s function as intensivist teams

Job Description

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

Program Model

The intensivist service provides 24-hour coverage in the M/SICU. Intensivist physicians work a 7-day block of 12-hour day shifts 7am to 7pm with support provided by daytime APP’s. At 7pm the intensivist and daytime APP’s sign out to the night APP’s who cover until 7am.

Intensivist Schedule

The Intensivist will work two weeks a month, 26 weeks a year
A week of days, Monday through Sunday (7am to 7pm)
A week off
A week of days, Monday through Sunday (7am to 7pm)
A week off
** A one week a month, 14 week a year schedule option also available.


Hendrick Medical Center is the largest hospital facility in Abilene, Texas, and the first name in healthcare for Midwest Texas. Hendrick Medical Center, Level III Trauma Center is licensed for 564 beds, and at capacity fills 340 beds. The Hendrick family of services includes a women’s center, rehabilitation hospital, cancer center, hospice center, NICU and numerous other innovative services.
Hendrick Medical Center is dedicated to significant and continuous expansion and capital reinvestment in facilities, equipment and human resources to ensure the best healthcare for the Texas Midwest.


Abilene is a mid-sized city of 120,000, in Midwest Texas. It is located 150 miles west of Fort Worth. Abilene is home to Dyess Air Force Base and the 7th Bomb Wing. Abilene Regional Airport, is serviced by American Airlines and provides competitive airfares from Abilene to DFW International.


The Intensivists will be employees of Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates, Inc private physician group. Full-time Intensivists receive a comprehensive benefits package, including malpractice and health insurance, employer-contributed retirement funds with 401K option and reimbursable CME. The salary is nationally competitive.

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