Physician-Family/Internal Medicine, Correctional Health
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 156030
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for providing non-emergent primary medical care at one or more designated community facility(s) and/or through telemedicine or other virtual health delivery technologies. 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 Contract), 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.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.