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Infectious Disease Faculty Physician Needed in Beautiful San Antonio

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler seeks an Infectious Disease physician to join the faculty at the Texas Center for Infectious Disease (TCID) in San Antonio, Texas. Job Description:The physician will work Monday through Friday to provide inpatient management of general medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, anemia and stable chronic kidney disease in addition to the patients' mycobacterial disease. The ID physicians will help direct the TB therapy, if the physician joining the practice is not familiar or comfortable with management of tuberculosis. The physician will also rotate weekends taking calls from home. Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient history and physical at the time of admission.
  • Rounds on patients in the hospital daily Monday through Friday.
  • Rounds daily with nursing staff to review acute events and the patient care plan.
  • Participates regularly in multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Maintains appropriate records.
  • Teaches residents and fellows rotating from outside institutions such as UT San Antonio
  • Works with staff to provide the highest quality patient care.
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives.About TCID: The Texas Center for Infectious disease (TCID) in San Antonio, TX is a unique and premier in-patient facility created to care for patients with tuberculosis. Patients are admitted to TCID when they are experiencing complications with therapy or when they have drug resistant disease. The facility was built to support patient treatment and medical care while ensuring the safety and security of staff. A patient's stay in TCID can range from a few months to up to two years. Patient rooms are designed to be more home-like than a typical hospital to accommodate longer stays, and each room is designed as an airborne isolation room with the heating and air conditioning ventilation system designed to allow the airflow to be changed from negative pressure to neutral when a patient is no longer contagious. TCID plays a pivotal role in treating patients with TB in Texas as well as neighboring states, and the campus houses the Heartland National TB Center, a TB regional training and medical consultation center funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).Currently, two infectious disease physicians care for the patients in TCID in addition to teaching, students, residents and fellows from the UT Health Science Center. We are looking to expand our staff to include another physician to meet the state's increasing needs in TB patient care.Our team is dedicated to helping this very special patient population, and we enjoy working in a truly multidisciplinary environment.About UTHCT: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has provided the clinical faculty to TCID for more than 20 years. The TCID faculty are members of the UTHSCT faculty, though they live and work in San Antonio. This is the result of a very long relationship between UTHSCT and the care of patients with tuberculosis. Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UTHSCT and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry. We encourage you to learn more by visiting our website at www.uthct.edu.More Information: San Antonio is an affordable metropolitan city offering a wonderful mix of local attractions including outdoor activities, cultural amenities, shopping, family amusements, and fine dining.- Friendly, relaxed environment within the beautiful Texas Hill Country- A family-oriented lifestyle- The climate in central Texas provides great weather for outdoor activities all year long!- Affordable housing and low cost of living with increasing home values- No state income tax and tort reform in Texas

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Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Tyler , Infectious Disease Faculty Physician Needed in Beautiful San Antonio, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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