Full-Time Corrections Physician – Locum Tenens
LOCATION: GALVESTON TX
UTMB opened in 1891 as the nation’s first public medical school and hospital under unified leadership—already a pioneer. What began as one hospital and medical school building in Galveston is now a major academic health sciences center of global influence, with medical, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical schools; a world-renowned research enterprise; and a growing, comprehensive health system with hospitals on three campuses and a network of clinics. Today, UTMB has a $3.3 billion annual statewide economic impact, in terms of business volume, personal income and durable goods purchases. More than 42,000 jobs in Texas are directly or indirectly attributed to UTMB. Originally established as a partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in 1994, the University of Texas Medical Branch Correctional Managed Care provides managed health care for offenders in more than 100 adult and juvenile correctional facilities throughout the state. It offers medical, dental, and health services to more than 126,000 patients, or some 80% of the state’s inmate population. Correctional Managed Care is also among the world’s leader in telemedicine and electronic medical records applications. With 4 million documented patient encounters per year, UTMB Correctional Managed Care is known for its innovative programs and creative solutions in the fields of correctional health care in jails, state prisons, juvenile detention centers and federal prisons.
We are looking for an experienced physician to join the team in Woodville, TX! The Physician will be working in a correctional setting.
This position will begin as a 3-month locum assignment with a likelihood to be extended if the Physician would like to continue working there.
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8-5. 4, 10 hour shifts also available.
Required Skills and Experience:
- Current license to practice medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
- Current Drug Enforcement Agency and Texas Department of Public Safety controlled substances registration certificates
- (3+) years’ experience as a physician