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25 Aug 2021

Academic Seeking Dynamic Family Medicine Physician (Texas)

Westside Practice – Posted by Tony Castaneda

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Job Description

Seeking Dynamic Family Medicine Physician (Texas) 

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is growing at an exponential rate, so we are seeking a dynamic Family Medicine  trained  physician to join  a core group of faculty in developing  a  new department and residency program.   

The successful candidate in this position will be employed by TTUHSC El Paso  at an academic rank commensurate with qualifications, and will play a key role in standing up clinical and educational programs from the ground up. To include, curriculum delivery, provide teaching experiences for medical students from the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) and supervise future resident physicians.

The ideal candidate must: 

  • Have a passion for ambulatory care and teaching
  • Desire to be part of a stimulating academic environment
    • Have a strong interest in professional development
    • Teaching, both didactic and clinical
    • Quality improvement
    • Conducting scholarly projects

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

Major/Essential Functions

  • Provides consultations and clinical services in outpatient and inpatient settings
  • 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
  • Participates in research and or scholarly activities in the department
  • Participates in committees and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Declaration of Faculty Responsibility

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and demonstrate interest in teaching students and residents
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, for faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher
  • Demonstrated track record in research and peer reviewed publications (for rank of Associate Professor or Higher)
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of Associate Professor or higher

Required Qualifications

  • M.D. / D.O. degree
  • Licensed or eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Texas
  • Successful completion of ACGME accredited Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Must meet the practitioner qualifications for a Tenet relocation as set forth in the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law
  • Experience and training in obstetrics through Family Medicine or other applicable residency or fellowship program

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. 

About El Paso
El Paso has been ranked one of the “50 Safest Metro Cities in America 2017’ by the SafeWise Report. Nestled between the Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande, city residents enjoy:
- 300 + days of sunshine a year 
- Hiking
- Vineyards/wineries 
- Historic/cultural sites
- Museums
- Zoo
- Biking, casinos, golf courses, shopping, fine dining, theatre, minor league baseball/soccer games
- International airport centrally located
- Affordable cost of living
- Area well known for the top ranked public and private schools

Experience the personally rewarding practice of medicine, in a city that is reborn.

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.


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