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Emergency Medicine in Houston, TX at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

TeamHealth has an excellent full-time, employed, opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Emergency Medicine team at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights in Houston, Texas. This position requires a Texas license, DEA, ACLS and PALS. Nurse Practitioners must be EM certified. Memorial Hermann Greater Heights is a Level 3 Trauma. The ED volume is approximately 60,000 patients per year and features 28 ED Beds, 2 EMS triage rooms, Results Pending area with 16 patient capacity and a dedicated Observation Unit with 11 beds. The EM staff coverage consists of 53 hours physicians; 36 hours APC; and 40 hours Scribe. The ED is scheduled in 8, 9 10 and 12 hour shifts (days, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays). All TeamHealth employees are entitled to fair and equitable shifts.

Position Highlights:
  • competitive compensation
  • great health benefits
  • and priceless intangible benefits like the mentorship and support of a national network of world-class Emergency Medicine experts
Prestigious Award Winning Facility

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital is a 260-bed facility that is located adjacent to The Houston Heights. The facility has provided award-winning care to families in the community for over 50 years. More than 600 affiliated doctors provide a wide range of medical specialties, including heart and vascular, cancer treatment, total joint replacement, rehabilitation and women's care. Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital Receives Top National Nursing RecognitionMemorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital is now among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. The designation is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive.At the hospital level, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights was the only Houston hospital to receive the AHA McKesson Quest for Quality Prize finalist award by demonstrating a tireless 'organizational commitment to and progress in achieving quality, safety, and effective, efficient, timely and patient-centered care' - the criteria required to considered for the prestigious healthcare award.

The Bayou City

Number 4 in the U.S. by population, Houston is proud to be an international city, and the most ethnically diverse in the nation. Residents enjoy a low cost of living and a modern industry base with thriving energy, aerospace, healthcare and trade sectors. Only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters, and the Port of Houston makes it the top U.S. city for exports. Healthcare professionals will find a rich and vibrant medical community in the home of the world's largest medical center. The Texas Medical Center is comprised of more than 50 non-profit member organizations dedicated to teaching, research and patient care. Leading medical schools including The Baylor College of Medicine, and best in class specialty care institutions such as The Menninger Clinic and MD Anderson Cancer Center draw medical students, researchers, clinicians and patients from all over the world. Located within 50 miles of the Gulf of Mexico, Houston enjoys a year-round warm climate and a mean winter temperature of 53 degrees. Amenities including Rice University, the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, two international airports, major professional sports teams, thriving arts and culture, downtown living, and family-friendly suburbs make Houston a destination with something for everyone.