Academic Medicine Job In El Paso, Texas
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2.8 million people live in the region of El Paso. There is an active Army base with 31,000 members. El Paso is one of the most family friends cities in the country, and ranked the second safest largest city. El Paso’s residents enjoy a lower than average cost of living and successful public school system that has been the model for other school systems in the country. There are private schools as well to chose from. Families can enjoy the many public parks (home to the largest urban park in the nation) and golf courses year-round in addition to over 50 museums and art galleries. The Sun Bowl is located in El Paso. Texas is a tort reform state; therefore, physician friendly. El Paso has a minor league baseball team, symphony, museums, excellent dining options and shopping. The El Paso airport is very easy to get in and out of making travel simple and efficient. You can enjoy living in the mountains, and skiing is just two hours away.
A partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso, this new teaching hospital will establish the infrastructure to provide high-quality clinical care in northwest El Paso and southern New Mexico. Indeed, The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus will create more than 300 jobs with a median income of $45,000.
Even more, the 106-bed facility will establish a world-class training site for the area’s future health care professionals, positioning El Paso as a regional health care hub. The new Residency programs will begin in the year 2020 and will ultimately create up to 75 new Residency slots- a critical step towards the development and retention of physicians in our community. More specifically, this hospital, through its partnership with TTUHSC El Paso, will enhance educational training in specialties such as family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and surgery. Additionally, the hospital will offer conventional medical services. These services will include:
- Cardiac Catheterization
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Endocrinology Medicine/Surgery
- ENT Medicine/Surgery
- GI Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- Neurological Medicine
- Normal Newborns
- Oncology Medicine/Surgery
- Orthopedic Medicine/Surgery
- Pulmonary Medicine
- Spinal Fusion Surgery
- Urology Medicine/Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
Upon opening in January 2017, the hospital will be staffed by both TTUHSC faculty and private community physicians- truly a unique environment that will ensure that all patients in the community are readily served.