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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (Microsurgeon), Plastic Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (Microsurgeon), Plastic Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001W6

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery. The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other service.

Interest and experience in research in trauma reconstruction is preferred. The Division chiefly operates out of Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The Red Duke Trauma Institute is one of the busiest trauma practices in the country and the home of Life Flight.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery will provide direct patient care and supervision of medical students and residents in clinic and hospital settings.

  • Developing and sustaining an environment in the patient care units that support excellence and innovation in clinical practice and patient care through assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programs and standards that support positive patient care outcomes to include excellent risk adjusted outcomes.

  • Providing coaching, mentoring, support and consultation to clinical managers, attending physicians, research personnel, colleagues, and clinical staff.

  • Serving as role model in professional behavior and leadership skills, problem-solving ability and interpersonal skills

  • Identifying patient and family needs of the populations served; recommends and/or developing new programs and services to meet those needs; assuring that age specific equipment, supplies and educational resources are available for assigned units/services

  • Participating in and/or chairs committees, work groups, and meetings at as appropriate

  • Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, in-services, current literature and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in fields of expertise; supporting and promoting education and research

  • Supervising a highly specialized clinical team of direct care providers and administrative staff.

  • Participate in the teaching and academic activities of the Division of Plastic Surgery by working with our residency and the medical students here at UTHealth, including patient rounds, presentations and lectures and attendance at appropriate conferences such as Grand Rounds and Morbidity and Mortality Conferences and local and national conferences.​​​​​

Qualifications:

The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. The candidate must have completed a microsurgery fellowship and must be board certified or eligible and able to secure a license in the State of Texas. The successful candidate should demonstrate a clinical interest in traumatic lower extremity microsurgery reconstruction.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. Preferred applicants will possess demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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