Houston Methodist Logo

Houston Methodist Seeks a Clinical Instructor / Junior Attending Physician

Job Ref: 18970

Talent Area: MD or DO

Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77030

Area/Department: Educ - CV Surg

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Company Profile

Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.  Houston Methodist directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 73 operating rooms and over 5,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.

Job Summary

The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery seeks a Clinical Instructor/Junior attending for a one year appointment to start anytime between January 1st – July 1st, 2016 to provide patient care and surgical support in the management of heart failure including Heart & Lung Transplantation.  Duties will include participation in one of the world’s largest heart and lung transplant programs as well as a rapidly growing mechanical support program, including ventricular assist devices and ECMO.  Opportunities for research and clinical trials are also available and encouraged during the one year period.  Individuals who have completed a training program in cardiothoracic surgery or cardiopulmonary transplant fellowship are encouraged to apply.  Other requirements include completing the USMLE examinations and eligibility for a Texas state license, although institutional license may be possible.  Please send Curriculum Vitae to Rob Henges - 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.