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UT Health Staff Physician (Hospitalist) - Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Staff Physician (Hospitalist) - Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Staff Physician

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210000D9

The University of Texas Health Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center-McGovern Medical School invites applicants for full-time Staff Physician (Hospitalist) positions in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities as a member of the Hospitalist Team will include providing:

  • Clinical service effort at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center helping to 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 departments needs and the approval of the department chair.

  • Participation in all departmental activities including meetings, didactic conferences, seminars, lectures, case presentations; and your enthusiastic support of our Department’s professional activities is expected.

  • Participation in the Departments teaching activities including both the medical student and house staff educational programs.

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 out teams and independently.

About Houston:

Houston is home to stunning landscapes, historical landmarks, endless outdoor activities, a vibrant theater district and professional sports 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Board Certified or Board prepared

  • Licensed to practice in Texas or eligible to be licensed.

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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