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Emergency Medicine Physician in Athens, Texas in Athens, TX at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 3/1/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Athens, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/1/2024

Job Description

Did you know that TeamHealth was named among Becker's "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare"! Our teams provide the best-in-class care coupled with the cultivation of a positive work environment, and a culture that is one of kindness and collaboration which makes TeamHealth an outstanding place to build a career in healthcare. TeamHealth currently has full-time (FT), part-time (PT) and PRN openings for an emergency medicine (EM) physician at UT Health Athens in Athens, Texas. Qualified candidates must be board certified/board eligible in emergency medicine (ABEM or ABOEM) or internal medicine (IM)/family practice (FM) with emergency medicine experience. UT Health Athens is one of 10 facilities that comprise UT Health East Texas (UTHET):
  • Comprised of 10 hospitals
  • More than 50 physician clinics
  • 13 regional rehabilitation facilities
  • 2 free standing emergency centers
  • Home health services covering 41 counties
  • EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and 4 helicopters
  • Comprehensive 7 trauma center care network
  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Partnership with the University of Texas system, providing patients access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies
Facility Highlights:
  • 26,200 annual visits
  • 127-bed hospital
  • 12-hour shifts for both experienced APCs (advanced practice clinicians and physicians) 
  • Level IV trauma
  • Level III stroke support facility designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Emergency room nurses with Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and Emergency Pediatric Course (EPNC)
  • Diagnostic services featuring x-ray, ultrasound, CT with iDose radiation reduction and other imaging modalities when needed
  • Maternity unit featuring eight LDRP suites
  • Laboratory services on-site
  • Private treatment rooms
  • EPIC EMR
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Position Highlights

  • Competitive 1099 compensation package including enhanced sign-on for part-time and full-time physicians 
  • A network of thousands of clinicians nationwide promoting collaboration and communication
  • Team of collegiate physicians and experienced APCs
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through the TeamHealth Institute
  • AHRQ listed Patient Safety Organization
  • Outstanding area public and private schools � high test scores
  • Small-town comforts with easy proximity to metropolitan cities (68 miles to Dallas)
  • The many lakes, tall pines, and ideal climate make for scenic views and great outdoor recreation
  • Affordable housing and low cost of living
  • Various lifestyle choices for living � lakefront, historical homes, or suburban � all within 15 to 30 minutes from the clinic/hospital
  • No state income tax

    East Texas Medical Center - Athens

    The hospital features a 24-hour emergency department designated a Level IV trauma center and Level III stroke center; surgical suites, including five operating rooms and two suites dedicated to GI procedures; advanced diagnostic technology; 10-bed ICU; maternity unit featuring eight LDRP suites; radiation therapy center; and a stand-alone emergency department in neighboring Gun Barrel City.

    Athens, Texas

    Athens is a bustling small southern town and a hidden gem in the heart of east Texas. Founded in 1846, Athens celebrates a fascinating heritage and is committed to the preservation of its history as well as continued growth for future generations. With Cedar Creek Lake and the Trinity River to the west, Lake Athens to the East, and Dallas only 68 miles away, Athens is the perfect mix of small-town charm with big-city options.

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