Job Description

Extended Job Title
Instructor or Higher, Internal Medicine (Academic Hospitalist)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching and service, some variation by academic unit

Requisition ID
19343BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides consultations and clinical services in an inpatient setting
  • Attends inpatient consultations in areas of specialty
  • Participates in continuing education activities to maintain or enhance knowledge and skills
  • Collaborates with leadership group(s) to improve inpatient Quality of Care at teaching hospital
  • Maintains all applicable licenses, controlled substance registrations, board certifications, hospital privileges and third party payer enrollments in good standing
  • Supervises residents and participates in teaching activities for medical students and/or residents
  • Refers patients to medical specialist, social services or other professionals as appropriate
  • Extensive and ongoing communications with community primary care physicians who routinely manage the care of patients currently in hospital
  • Completes all clinical and professional records and documentation accurately and timely to assure compliance with local, state and federal regulatory, licensure and accreditation requirements
  • Participates in committees and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Conducts discharge planning and discharges patients
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with Paul. L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional; Responsibility


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two or more years of experience as a hospitalist
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Experience as a Hospitalist in a community hospital setting
  • Experience with residents as part of the hospitalist team


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Transmountain Practice Internal Med

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Faculty

Shift
Other

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • M.D. / D.O. or Foreign Medical Equivalent
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency program in Internal Medicine
  • Licensed or eligible for an unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Texas


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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