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

Resident physicians will be responsible for providing non-emergent primary care/emergency medical care for Harris Health System's Correctional Health division at Harris County Sheriff's Office and/or through telemedicine or other virtual health delivery technologies. Ensures organizational compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. These clinicians will be responsible for all patient care activities related to licensure, which may include chronic care management, acute care, and care coordination. As applicable to licensure, these clinicians will practice urgent care or comprehensive primary care medicine including the provision of women's health and some office-based procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Degree:
a) Doctor of Medicine: Hold a Doctorate of Allopathic or Osteopathic Medicine from an accredited school of medicine.
b) Residency Program: Currently enrolled in an ACGME-accredited Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, or Emergency Medicine residency program and in good standing.

Licenses & Certification:
a) Basic Life Support: Hold an unexpired certificate for Basic Life Support.
b) Medical Licensure in the State of Texas: Hold a valid Texas license to practice medicine and be registered as a physician in the State of Texas.

Work Experience:
a) 1 Year of Experience: Documenting with an electronic medical record

Communication Skills:
a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
c) Writing/ Correspondence
d) Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies:
a) MS Word
b) MS Excel
c) MS Outlook
d) PC

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
a) Analytical
b) Mathematics
c) Medical Terms
d) Research

Work Schedule:
a) Weekends
b) Holidays
c) Flexible

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