Faculty Neurohospitalist and Stroke Program Medical Director in Tyler, Texas
UT Health Tyler is seeking a neurohospitalist to join a neurology hospital practice as medical director of the stroke program. MDs/DOs must be eligible for licensure in Texas and board certified or board eligible with plans to become certified. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a successful stroke program. As a faculty position, opportunities for research and teaching are available through the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.
UT Health Tyler has recently been designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center - as a new program, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the future of the UT Health organization. We currently have two interventional radiologists and are performing stroke and Code Angio to the DAWN and DEFUSE-3 time windows. We are also able to do some salvage procedures for posterior circulation. Our neurosurgeons are Barrows and Harvard trained. We will have teleneurology support for the evenings and have community neurology support when needed. Schedule will be 7 on, 7 off, with 10 hour shifts. One weekend of call a month required.
Our comprehensive program provides collaborative, multi-disciplinary care and access to cutting edge technologies. We are also experiencing a period of unprecedented growth and development coupled with institutional expansion throughout east Texas.
- Competitive income with state of Texas benefits package
- Excellent physician schedule and lifestyle
- Friendly work environment with established physicians
- Advanced diagnostics and technology on site
The UT Health East Texas system is comprised of 10 hospitals, more than 50 physician clinics, 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. As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas 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 UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry. An Internal Medicine and General Surgery residency will take their first classes summer 2020. The University of Texas System has also recently approved $60 million to fund the construction of a Graduate Medical Education & Resident Teaching Facility, and announced they will be seeking approval for a medical school in Tyler. We encourage you to learn more by visiting our websites at www.uthct.edu and www.uthealtheasttexas.com.
Tyler is an affordable metropolitan city of over 100,000 offering cultural diversity, a major university campus, a healthy range of medium to large size businesses, and is known for its rolling hills, forested landscapes, lakes, pine trees, Rose Garden, and a number of arts and educational venues. Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana are within 90 minutes driving time from Tyler.
- Outstanding area public and private schools – high test scores
- Small-town comforts with easy proximity to metropolitan cities
- A family-oriented lifestyle
- 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 – lake front, historical homes, or suburban – all within 5 to 15 minutes from the hospital
- No state income tax
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