Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2300012K

McGovern Medical School(https://med.uth.edu/) atUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), faculty position in theDepartment of Internal Medicine,Division of General Internal Medicine.

The selected candidate will contribute to the Department’s mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through state high-level responsibilities: research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other services.

The Division of General Internal Medicine is seeking a board certified/board-eligible Assistant Professor , serving both inpatient and outpatient, and will be responsible for the continuity of a high level of clinical quality and efficiency for our Division. This Faculty Position is responsible for the effective delivery of high-quality medical services to their patients.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Developing and sustaining an environment in the patient care units that support excellence and innovation in clinical practice and patient care through assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and standards that support positive patient care outcomes to include excellent risk-adjusted outcomes.

  • Identifying patient and family needs of the populations served; recommending and/or developing new programs and services to meet those needs.

  • Assuring that age-specific equipment, supplies, and educational resources are available for assigned units/services.

In addition, all UTHealth Houston employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth Houston’s rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Qualifications:

The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty License. Required or preferred board certification/eligibility statement.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. Preferred applicants will possess a Texas Medical License and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

SECURITY SENSITIVE: This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.