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UT Health Staff Physician-LBJ (Nocturnist Hospitalist), Internal Medicine - McGovern Medical School in North Houston, Texas

Staff Physician-LBJ (Nocturnist Hospitalist), Internal Medicine - McGovern Medical School

North Houston, Texas


Staff Physician

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001QJ

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is seeking applicants for an Hospitalist position in the Department of Internal Medicine at the McGovern Medical School.

The hospitalist is the heart of the success and sustainability of the Hospitalist Service at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital. Foremost, the hospitalist will be dedicated to providing the highest standard of compassionate, skilled medical care possible to each patient.

Position Key Accountabilities:

-Provides exceptional medical care in adherence with established best practice.

  • Responsible for sensitive and professional communication of medical care

plan to patients and families as well as to appropriate other health care


  • Works to create team strength by participating in scheduled, as well as

informal, discussions that address team work flow and interpersonal issues as

they may affect work environment.

  • Communicates respectfully and professionally in all work-related interactions.

  • Participates in team work sessions that seek ways to make patient care more

efficient, to create appropriate consistency in medical care among teams, and

to ensure meeting or exceeding best practice guidelines.

  • Pursues opportunities for physician learning in case management, coding and

compliance and risk management.


  • Board certified or board prepared and be licensed to practice in the State of

Texas or eligible to be licensed.

  • Excellent communicator with an inherent tendency and desire for growth as a


  • Innate ability to remain attuned and sensitive to multiple interests at work.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


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