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Emergency Medicine Physician in Athens, Texas

Athens, Texas
Posted Date
Apr 14, 2024

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Emergency Medicine
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Did you know that TeamHealth was named among Becker's "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare"! Our teams provide the best-in-class care coupled with the cultivation of a positive work environment, and a culture that is one of kindness and collaboration which makes TeamHealth an outstanding place to build a career in healthcare.

TeamHealth currently has full-time (FT), part-time (PT) and PRN openings for an emergency medicine (EM) physician at UT Health Athens in Athens, Texas. Qualified candidates must be board certified/board eligible in emergency medicine (ABEM or ABOEM) or internal medicine (IM)/family practice (FM) with emergency medicine experience.

UT Health Athens is one of 10 facilities that comprise UT Health East Texas (UTHET):
  • Comprised of 10 hospitals
  • More than 50 physician clinics
  • 13 regional rehabilitation facilities
  • 2 free standing emergency centers
  • Home health services covering 41 counties
  • EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and 4 helicopters
  • Comprehensive 7 trauma center care network
  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Partnership with the University of Texas system, providing patients access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies
Facility Highlights:
  • 26,200 annual visits
  • 127-bed hospital
  • 12-hour shifts for both experienced APCs (advanced practice clinicians and physicians)
  • Level IV trauma
  • Level III stroke support facility designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Emergency room nurses with Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and Emergency Pediatric Course (EPNC)
  • Diagnostic services featuring x-ray, ultrasound, CT with iDose radiation reduction and other imaging modalities when needed
  • Maternity unit featuring eight LDRP suites
  • Laboratory services on-site
  • Private treatment rooms
Interested in learning more? Apply today!

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City Description
Athens is a bustling small southern town and a hidden gem in the heart of east Texas. Founded in 1846, Athens celebrates a fascinating heritage and is committed to the preservation of its history as well as continued growth for future generations. With Cedar Creek Lake and the Trinity River to the west, Lake Athens to the East, and Dallas only 68 miles away, Athens is the perfect mix of small-town charm with big-city options.

Location Caption
Athens, Texas

Facility Caption
East Texas Medical Center - Athens

Facility Description
The hospital features a 24-hour emergency department designated a Level IV trauma center and Level III stroke center; surgical suites, including five operating rooms and two suites dedicated to GI procedures; advanced diagnostic technology; 10-bed ICU; maternity unit featuring eight LDRP suites; radiation therapy center; and a stand-alone emergency department in neighboring Gun Barrel City.

Job Benefits
  • Competitive 1099 compensation package including enhanced sign-on for part-time and full-time physicians
    - A network of thousands of clinicians nationwide promoting collaboration and communication
    - Team of collegiate physicians and experienced APCs
    - Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through the TeamHealth Institute
    - AHRQ listed Patient Safety Organization
    - Outstanding area public and private schools \ufffd high test scores
    - Small-town comforts with easy proximity to metropolitan cities (68 miles to Dallas)
    - The many lakes, tall pines, and ideal climate make for scenic views and great outdoor recreation
    - Affordable housing and low cost of living
    - Various lifestyle choices for living \ufffd lakefront, historical homes, or suburban \ufffd all within 15 to 30 minutes from the clinic/hospital
    - No state income tax


TeamHealth was founded by physicians in 1979 and has continued to provide high-quality management, staffing, and support services to our client hospitals throughout our 33 years of delivering clinical outsourcing services. Today, TeamHealth’s more than 7,100 affiliated healthcare professionals provide emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesiology, urgent care, and pediatric staffing and management services to approximately 700 civilian and military hospitals, clinics, and physician groups in 47 states. Our commitment to service excellence has propelled us to become one of the nation’s largest and most reputable clinical staffing and management services organizations, and we enjoy a 97 percent client retention rate.

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265 Brookview Centre Way #400

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