Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (Hospitalist) - Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School

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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
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22000370 Requisition #

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time, Assistant/Associate Professor (Hospitalist) position in the Department of Emergency Medicine

 

 

Position Key Accountabilities:

 

 

Our service has a traditional block schedule with 7 days of clinical duties followed by 7 days of non-clinical time. This includes night and weekend coverage which is distributed across all of the clinical team members. We have a geographic rounding structure to support subspecialties, in addition to traditional medical patients in both a supervisory role for some of our teams and independently. 

 

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 acutely hospitalized patients.
  • Clinical care, and education of students and residents. 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 chair.
  • Participation in all departmental activities including meetings and teaching conferences 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.
  • Providing coaching, mentoring, support, and consultation to clinical managers, attending physicians, research personnel, colleagues, and clinical staff.
  • Serving as a role model in professional behavior and leadership skills, problem-solving ability, and interpersonal skills
  • Delegating authority and accountability to clinical & nursing staff for clinical practice and patient care decisions that are consistent with professional standards, regulatory agencies, and organizational policies and procedures
  • 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
  • Collaborating with UTHealth and hospital administration and physicians to identify future opportunities, and define the direction of department services; developing, and implementing plans to achieve identified goals, including OR efficiency, productivity, and patient throughput targets across the care continuum
  • Participating in and/or chairing committees, workgroups, and meetings as appropriate
  • Assuring interdisciplinary performance improvement programs are active, maintained, and ongoing. Following up to ensure that complaints have been satisfactorily handled. Collaborating to maintain a focus on providing excellent clinical services
  • Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, in-services, current literature, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the latest trends in fields of expertise; supporting and promoting education and research

 

 

Qualifications:

 

The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Medical License.  Required or preferred board certification/eligibility statement.  Required or preferred minimum years of clinical experience or years post-residency statement.

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.


https://www.uth.edu/benefits/benefits-summary.htm

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UTHealth 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.
 
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