Job Description

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for providing non-emergent primary medical care at one or more designated community facility(s). Ensures organizational compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: MD/DO required. Hold a valid Texas license to practice medicine and be registered as a physician in the State of Texas. Board Certified or eligible Family/General Practice or Internal Medicine for initial employment. Board certification is strongly recommended within 2 years of hire date. Must meet credentialing criteria.

Work Experience (Years and Area): Minimum of 2 years direct patient care experience. Minimum of 1 years work experience preferably in a community health environment.

Equipment Operated: Personal computer


Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing: Correspondence, Reports

Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, P.C.

Work Schedule: Flexible, Travel, On-Call

Other Requirements:
Request for leave must be submitted sixty (60) days in advance for approval to enable arrangements of schedule. CME consists of five (5) business days per year. Notice must be given sixty (60) days in advance in order to make arrangements for coverage of services.
Provide on-site services 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
Provide on-call services before and after business hours on weekdays and weekends.

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