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Pulmonary Critical Care Job In Tyler, Texas

UT Health East Texas- Faculty Pulmonologist with CF Certification

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Company: Ardent Health Services Profession/Specialty: Pulmonary Critical Care Location: Tyler, Texas 75708
Job Description
UT Health East Texas seeks a Faculty Auld CF Pulmonary Physician to join our health system comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 70 physician clinics.

The ideal candidate would be BC/BE and eligible for licensure in Texas. They would also be team oriented and motivated by the opportunity to contribute to a growing academic environment.

About this Position: 

This position will be replacing a retiring physician who currently heads our adult cystic fibrosis program. We are looking for someone to transition into her role. We are happy to consider candidates who practice pulmonary medicine or general internal medicine in addition to their CF responsibilities.

The CF Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCT) at Tyler is located in North East Texas, a predominantly rural area of approximately 17,456 square miles with a population of 2 million people. The CF Center at UTHSCT is the only CF Center in Northeast Texas. It is 100 miles from the CF Center in Dallas and the CF Center in Shreveport, LA., and about 200 miles from the Houston CF Center.

Caring for children and adults, the CF Center provides comprehensive services ranging from evaluation and diagnosis to treatment, patient education, teaching and research.  The CF Center has been an affiliated (UT Southwestern) CF Center accredited by the CFF since 1985.

The CF Center at UTHSCT serves a vital role in the region. We care for people who would otherwise not have access to care by a CF center. The CF Center offers the only accredited sweat-chloride testing center in the region, and our medical director works along side physicians nationally known for their work in bronchiectasis and in non-tuberculous mycobacterial disease.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Attend weekly clinic and consult on patients admitted to the hospital with CF.
  • Work with the CF care team to meet each patient’s individual needs.
  • Participate in the CF registry.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in research as part of the therapeutic development network.
  • Work with the center director and the CF coordinator on the yearly grant budget.
  • Attend the yearly North American cystic fibrosis conference.

As a partner with the University of Texas System, our Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and is growing rapidly. We are excited about our medical school opening in 2023. This growth requires motivated and hard-working team members who will enthusiastically help to build the future of medical care in East Texas.

Benefits:

  • Paid Medical Insurance Premiums
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Competitive Retirement Plans
  • Professional Development Fund
  • Reimbursement for TX Medical License Registration
  • Fee exempt status for DEA License
  • Smith County Medical Society Membership
  • Texas Medical Association Dues Reimbursement
  • Medical Liability Coverage: No tail coverage policy needed
  • Vacation Days (accruals increase at regular intervals), Floating Holidays, University Holidays, CME Time, Sick Time

Community Information: www.VisitTyler.com

  • Population of over 100,000 (233,00 in the Tyler metropolitan area)
  • Outstanding area public and private schools
  • Small-town comforts with easy proximity to metropolitan cities
  • A family-oriented lifestyle
  • The many lakes, tall pines and ideal climate make for scenic views and great outdoor recreation
  • Affordable housing and low cost of living
  • Various lifestyle choices– lake front, historical homes, modern, rural
  • No State Income Tax

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Community Information

Tyler is an affordable metropolitan city of over 100,000 offering cultural diversity, a major university campus, a healthy range of medium to large size businesses, and is known for its rolling hills, forested landscapes, lakes, pine trees, Rose Garden, and a number of arts and educational venues.  Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana are within 90minutes driving time from Tyler.

  • Outstanding area public and private schools – high test scores
  • Small-town comforts with easy proximity to metropolitan cities
  • A family-oriented lifestyle
  • The many lakes, tall pines and ideal climate make for scenic views and great outdoor recreation
  • Affordable housing and low cost of living
  • Various lifestyle choices for living – lake front, historical homes, or suburban – all within 10 to 15 minutes from the clinic/hospital
  • No state income tax
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About UT Health East Texas

The UT Health East Texas

Our purpose is to care for our patients, their families and each other. We do so while educating and developing the caregivers of the future.

  • 10 hospitals
  • >50 physician clinics
  • >300 employed providers
  • 13 regional rehabilitation facilities
  • two freestanding emergency centers
  • regional home health services covering 41 counties
  • an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters
  • a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1 trauma center. 
  • Our primary service area has a population over 600,000. 

As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals.  Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry.  An Internal Medicine and General Surgery residency took their first classes summer 2020, with two new programs starting in 2021.

The University of Texas has also approved a medical school in Tyler, and we expect to take our first class in 2023.  We encourage you to learn more by visiting our websites at www.uthealtheasttexas.com and www.uthct.edu. 

UT Health East Texas offers the opportunity to build a career with a thriving health system. Continued investment in facilities and services, as well as strong physician leadership, make UT Health East Texas an ideal fit for physicians at all stages of their careers. East Texas offers a family friendly lifestyle as well as easy access to major metro areas.

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Megan Akkerman - UT Health East Texas Physician Recruiter Phone: Email:
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