UT Health Assistant /Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine - Hospitalist in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Assistant /Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine - Hospitalist
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 200000XQ
McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time, Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Hospitalist.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Responsibilities as a member of the Hospitalist Team will include providing:
- Clinical service at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center
helping administer and potentially supervise medical care to acute hospitalized patients.
- Clinical care, education of students and residents, and scholarship. The
exact mix of these responsibilities will be determined by your interests and
role, subject to the department's needs and the approval of the department
- Participation in all departmental activities including meetings and teaching
conference is expected.
- Participation in the Department's teaching activities including both the medical
student and house staff educational programs; your participation in our didactic
conferences, seminars, lectures, case presentations; and your enthusiastic
support of our Department's professional activities.
Our service has a traditional block schedule with 7 days of clinical duties followed by 7 days of non-clinical time. This does include nights and weekend coverage which is distributed across all of the clinical team members. We have geographic rounding structure to support subspecialties, in addition to traditional medical patients in both a supervisory role for some of our teams and independently.
Candidates must be Board Certified or Board prepared; and be licensed to practice in Texas or eligible to be licensed.
Houston is home to stunning landscapes, historical landmarks, endless outdoor activities, a vibrate theatre district and professional sport teams. Warm summers and mild winter temperatures make year-round living in Texas extremely comfortable.
Three entities are committed to building a hospitalist program integrated into a renowned academic practice environment to deliver great care via proven models of efficiency. With a schedule providing manageable patient encounters and an established infrastructure, leadership skills can be used to enable the program to deliver quality patient management/care, enviable utilization rates, and timely discharges.
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.
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