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

Staff Physician
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is seeking applicants for an Hospitalist position.

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 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 schiences, 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 and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth 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 policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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