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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 4/14/2017

Methodist Houston, TX

Company
Methodist
Location
Houston, TX
AJE Ref #
575982469
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
26163
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

Houston Methodist Hospital System in Houston, Texas, is seeking a faculty member to join our growing Acute Care Surgery Division. The Houston Methodist Hospital is the flagship tertiary care academic medical center of the system, with 982 beds, 87 operating rooms and 5 critical care units, including a 28 bed surgical intensive care unit. The Hospital is also undergoing a significant expansion to create more surgical ward and ICU beds and operating room theaters.

The clinical responsibilities of the division faculty include attending coverage of the surgical and liver critical care unit and emergency general surgery service. Candidates for the position must be certified (or eligible for certification) by the American Board of Surgery in both general surgery and surgical critical care. Houston Methodist Hospital sponsors 26 ACGME accredited educational programs including general surgery and abdominal transplantation and is a primary affiliate and teaching site of the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Houston campus of Texas A & M Health Sciences. The successful candidate will be responsible to teach the general surgery residents and medical students.

Tremendous growth potential exists within the ACS Division and includes plans for a surgical critical care fellowship as well as development of the surgical critical care network in the 7 Houston Methodist System hospitals in the greater Houston area. Research programs in clinical, translational and health services research are ongoing in the division and the department of surgery. The successful candidate will be encouraged to contribute to these research initiatives as programs within the Houston Methodist Research Institute, a state of the art research institute with an annual research portfolio exceeding $125M.

To learn more about this opportunity, please forward a copy of your CV to Rob Henges, Physician & Executive Recruiter - rhenges@houstonmethodist.org
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Overview

At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Industry
Health Care
Founded:
1919
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Headquarters:
8100 Greenbriar
Houston, TX 77030

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