Acute Care Surgeon
Job Ref # 44839
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Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group
Houston, TX 77030

Category: MD/DO

Job Type: Full-Time

Posted Date: Feb. 6, 2019

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F


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.

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Company Profile

Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital 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 Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 67 operating rooms and over 6,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.

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