Job ID: 289553173  |  Last Updated: 2/8/2018

FM or IM Palllative physician in Northwest Houston, Texas

Houston Northwest Medical Center
Houston, TX
Applicant Contact
Michael Herrera
Physician Recruiter
(713) 852-1556
(866) 869-1137
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

HCA Healthcare is seeking a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician with palliative care experience or training who is interested in joining a very busy solo practice physician in the north Houston community of Shenandoah - about 30 minutes north of downtown Houston. In addition to the lead physician, the practice employs 3 nurse practitioners. The incoming physician would be expected to see about 25% of their time in clinic, with 75% of time spent either in a hospital or a skilled nursing facility. Practice hours are Monday - Friday, with some weekend work involved. Expected call is 1:3 weekends. There may be some physician oversight of the current nurse practitioner team.

The incoming candidate would negotiate directly with the practice on salary and benefits. Partnership track can be discussed and negotiated.

FACILITY: Houston Northwest Medical Center ( has served the north Houston community since it opened in 1973. Since that time, Houston Northwest has grown into one of the largest, most comprehensive medical facilities in the Houston area. We are dedicated to improving the health of our community by delivering exceptional, personalized health care.

As a comprehensive health care facility with more than 600 employees, our medical services include:
Weight loss/bariatric surgery
Breast Center
Cardiovascular services, including open-heart surgery
Diagnostic imaging
Maternity services
Neonatal intensive care unit
Emergency care
2 Urgent Care Centers

Our doctors, nurses and other health care professionals are committed to providing quality, innovative health care for our community. This dedication has helped to distinguish our hospital as a premiere destination for many services.

COMMUNITY: Lakes, streams, parks, golf courses, a wide range of shopping options and a rich visual and performing arts community. Just a few reasons to live and work in northwest Houston and why we are one of the fastest growing areas in the region. Although, you will find that our greatest enticement is the people who live here. The Champions-1960-Spring-Northwest Harris County area is located 20 miles from Houstons central business district. This unincorporated Harris County region has a sense of community derived from a history of hardy pioneer settlers and an unparalleled present day commitment to community. Northwest Houston is one of the most popular residential and commercial locations in the Houston region.

Employer Profile

HCA stands for the best practices of medicine, using our reach, scale and stability to transform healthcare and help communities thrive.

One of the nations leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include more than 250 hospitals and freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.

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