Family Medicine - Odessa, TX

Aug 17, 2016
Family Medicine
Position Type

Tremendous need for a BC/BE Family Practice physician, willing to see some occupational medicine patients.  This opportunity is for a new clinic that is currently under construction in North Odessa and will be about 8 miles from ORMC.  New physician should anticipate to seeing patients of all ages as well as steady amount of Occ Med patients (including workers compensation). ORMC would like to start interviewing candidates as soon as possible.  Willing to consider experienced FPs or candidates that have just completed their FP residency.

Odessa Regional Medical Center is located in the beautiful “Open Sky” country of west Texas.  Odessa is a community of 100,000, as is Midland which is 15 minutes away. The combined MSA for the area is 250,000.  ORMC has a supportive and dedicated Medical Staff with a tenured Sr. Leadership team.  Odessas climate is desert like with warm weather 9 months out of the year yet cool evenings and mild winters.  International airport is located between Odessa and Midland. It is very easy to get in and out and only a 13 minute drive from the hospital.  

New $17M Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, open less than one year, serves as home to Midland/Odessa Symphony as well as other plays, concerts, comedians etc.  Recent attractions have or will include Rod Steward, Bill Cosby, Moscow Ballet - Great Russian Nutcracker, Glen Campbell, Joe Ely, and Charlie Pride.  

Professional sports include:  Minor League Baseball (Texas League) Midland Rockhounds (Double A affiliate of  the Oakland Athletics), Arena Football - West Texas Roughnecks (Long Star Football League), Hockey - Odessa Jackalopes (North American Hockey League), Football -  West Texas Drillers (Minor Professional Football League).

Good schools with private and public choices located in Odessa and Midland.  Texas Tech Residency Program for IM, FP, Pedi and OB/GYN is also located in Odessa. 

Odessa offers a great sense of community, excellent schools, and reasonable cost of living.  This is a quality medical community with a wide variety of cultural and sporting events.  The close proximity to Davis Mountains and Big Bend provide a beautiful landscape.

  • Employment practice opportunity
  • Physician will cover their own admissions/hospital referrals or can choose to see Outpatients only with less pay
  • Phone call coverage will be shared with other employed FPs
  • Candidate will be supervising mid-levels and the only physician in the clinic
  • FP will be expected to see 20-25 patients per day; work minimum of 50 hrs. /week
  • Desire to find candidates with friendly personalities, energetic and willing to work hard to build a successful practice

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