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

Staff Physician
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
230001K7 Requisition #

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston is seeking applicants for a Nocturnist 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 to established best practices.


- Responsible for sensitive and professional communication of medical care

  plan to patients and families as well as to appropriate other healthcare



- Works to create team strength by participating in scheduled, as well as  

  informal, discussions that address team workflow and interpersonal issues as 

  they may affect the work environment.


- Communicates respectfully and professionally in all work-related interactions.


- Participates in teamwork 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 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 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.

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.

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