Infectious Disease Opening in Tyler, TX
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Infectious Disease
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Tyler, Texas, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 3/24/23
**Inaugural Chief - Infectious Disease opening - Tyler, TX** H1b Eligible *Medical Group seeking an accomplished leader to serve as the inaugural Chief of Infectious Disease. Applicants should be at the Professor or Associate Professor Rank.* **Position Details** - Full-time, permanent - Employed - Individual will report directly to the Chair of Internal Medicine and will be responsible for developing a nationally recognized division of infectious disease. - Integrate the diverse clinical and research activities within the Group's School of Medicine. **Requirements** - Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent - Board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease - A successful track record and national reputation as an academic leader in infectious disease as demonstrated by scholarly achievement. - A commitment to developing the division through the expansion of clinical and research programs and the recruitment of additional faculty. - A commitment to the education and training of medical students, graduate students and residents. - A commitment to support efforts to promote a climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the Division of Infectious Disease **Compensation/Benefits** - Paid Medical Insurance Premiums - Life Insurance - Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Competitive Retirement Plans - Professional Development Fund - Reimbursement for TX Medical License Registration - Fee exempt status for DEA License - Smith County Medical Society Membership - Texas Medical Association Dues Reimbursement - Medical Liability Coverage: No tail coverage policy needed - Vacation Days, Floating Holidays, University Holidays, CME Time, Sick Time **Infectious Disease Program** - Nationally recognized clinical and research microbiology laboratory known for its investigation of nontuberculous mycobacteria. - This laboratory serves as a national referral center for susceptibility testing, identification, and treatment of nontuberculous mycobacteria. - Clinical referral center for nontuberculous mycobacterial disease. - 75-bed specialty hospital dedicated to the treatment and elimination of tuberculosis. - National TB Center, 1 of 4 CDC-designated centers for TB excellence. This Center is dedicated to providing clinical expertise and consultation to partners within the Heartland region to address the burden of TB in the central United States. - A nationally-recognized, NIH-funded program of research dedicated to the study of immune responses to TB and influenza. **Medical Group Details** - Medical Group is comprised of 10 hospitals, more than 90 physician clinics, over 300 employed providers, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1 trauma center. - Primary service area has a population of over 600,000. - 974-licensed beds - Medical Group is uniquely positioned to provide East Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. - Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at the Health System and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry. - The University of Texas has also approved a medical school in Tyler, which will take its first class in 2023. **Location** - You will find the Palestine community situated deep in the heart of East Texas among rolling hills, hardwood forests, tall pines, dogwood trees, lush pastures, panoramic lakes and an abundance of wildlife. - Palestine is the center of activity for surrounding smaller communities and is conveniently located between Dallas and Houston. - The area also offers a host of outdoors activities including hiking, skiing, and fishing on beautiful Lake Palestine.