Assistant/Associate Professor (Interventional Radiologist) - Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant/Associate Professor (Interventional Radiologist) - Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000Y0

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston,a leading academic health center, invites applications for a Assistant or Associate Professor of Radiology to work in Houston, Texas.

The Department ofDiagnostic and lnterventional Imaging is seeking a lnterventional Radiologist to join theSection of Interventional Radiology (IR).

The radiology department supports a broad spectrum of healthcare and teaching activities partnering withMemorial Hermann-Texas Medical Centerand theLyndon B. Johnson Hospital. Memorial Hermann hospital is one of the largest level I trauma centers in the nation. The Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is our affiliated county hospital within theHarris Health System. In addition the IR section has a new outpatient based facility. The IR group also serves a 310 bedded tertiary care childrens hospital. The selected candidate will be working with a dynamic team comprised of 9 board certified interventional radiologist and 7 advanced care practitioners. We offer a highly reputed integrated IR/Digital Radiography (DR) and Early Specialisation in Interventional Radiology (ESIR) residency program. The vision of the IR section is to achieve:

  • Excellence in clinical care: Practicing longitudinal patient care with an accountable and dependable IR service

  • Excellence in teaching: Training the next generation of IR physicians by providing exemplary mentorship

  • Excellence in research and innovation: Innovating new treatments to enhance the field of lnterventional Radiology.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The faculty in the Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging will be involved in providing clinical and direct patient care and; teaching and supervising students, residents, and fellows 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

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

  • Delegating authority and accountability to clinical & nursing staff for clinical practice and patient care decisions that are consistent with professional standards, regulatory agencies, and organizational policies and procedures.

  • Identifying patient and family needs of the populations served; recommending 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

  • Collaborating with UTHealth Houston and hospital administration and physicians to identify future opportunities, and define the direction of department services; developing, and implementing plans to achieve identified goals, including OR efficiency, productivity, and patient throughput targets across the care continuum

  • Maintaining an ongoing departmental Quality Improvement Plan and process consistent with the organizational Quality Management Plan; developing and implementing unit-specific standards, policies, and procedures that guide and support the provision of care and services; continuously assessing and improving assigned departments performance while enhancing service

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

  • Assuring interdisciplinary performance improvement programs are active, maintained, and ongoing. Following up to ensure that complaints have been satisfactorily handled. Collaborating to maintain a focus on providing excellent clinical services


  • M.D. degree or foreign equivalent

  • Completed Postgraduate training in Radiology

  • Completed Vascular and Interventional Fellowship

  • Fellowship training in Pediatric IR

  • Texas Medical License or ability to obtain.

  • Board certified in IR or board eligible.

  • Experience in the broad spectrum of Adult IR procedures.

  • Team mentality and ability to communicate are essential for integrating into the vision of the section.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

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 Houston 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 Houston 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.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.