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UT Health - Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital

UT Health is recruiting additional Trauma Surgeons to join the Division of Acute Care Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. We are seeking four trauma surgeons for Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital during the transition from an ACS verified level 3 to level 2 trauma hospital. Candidates must be Board Certified or Eligible in both Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. While the primary practice location will be Memorial Hermann Southwest, surgeons will also have the opportunity to take trauma call at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Duke Trauma Institute, the busiest level one trauma hospital in the nation.

-Academic affiliation with UT Health at level of Assistant or Associate Professor
-Privileges at Memorial Hermann Hospital (MHH) Southwest, current level 3 hospital in pursuit of level 2
-Privileges at MHH Texas Medical Center, the busiest level 1 trauma hospital in the nation
-Competitive base salary with additional call pay
-Generous retirement package, short and long term disability, and malpractice coverage
-Relocation expenses provided


-ABS Certification Both Surgery (BC) and Critical Care (BC/BE)
-Completion of ACS or Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
-Eligible for Texas license

Hospital Information:

-Located in Houston, TX, the fourth largest city in the nation, and 15 miles from downtown
-1400 trauma patients per year
-547 hospital beds
-53 ICU beds with brand new state of the art 8 bed trauma ICU
-32 operating rooms with new neurosurgical hybrid OR under construction
-97 surgeons on staff with 1232 medical staff

UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.

At Memorial Hermann, we are redefining healthcare. As the largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has 14 hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and the primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

We offer leading-edge diagnostic technologies and treatment techniques as well as Houston's first health information exchange that shares vital patient data among care providers, helping to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time. We use resources to make a real difference in the health of our community, contributing in excess of $300 million annually in uncompensated care and community benefit programs, including an award-winning network of public school-based health centers.

Our medical staff physicians and employees practice evidence-based medicine and are committed to rigorous performance measurement and quality-improvement activities. This relentless focus on quality and patient safety continues to result in national awards and recognition. For our 5,500 affiliated physicians and our 21,000 employees, it means exercising uncompromising commitment to deliver the best healthcare possible.