Job ID: 289178427  |  Last Updated: 3/16/2015

Palliative Care Physician Needed in Texas

Medical Center Hospital
Odessa, TX
Applicant Contact
Whitney Magouyrk
Physician Recruiter
(432) 640-2411
(432) 640-1118
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Palliative Care Physician needed in Odessa, Texas. Provides the services of a faculty physician in TTUHSC's Family & Community Medicine Residency Program. Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a [specified] patient population; Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions; Utilizes specialists and referrals as appropriate; Trains and supervises residents and students as appropriate; May manage the daily operations of a specific medical program, patient care unit, or research function; Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required; Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety environmental, and/or infection control standards; As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education, and/or prevention programs; Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

$180,000- $190,000 Base Salary
$20,000 Medical Director Compensation

This is a faculty position with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center of the Permian Basin. Please reference requisition # 158BR

Why Odessa

Odessa is located in Ector County, approximately midway between Ft. Worth and El Paso.

Odessa is a vibrant energetic city in West Texas, where the sky literally, is the only limit. It is a dynamic city that boasts fresh air, inspiring sunsets and the friendliest people you'll ever find. Odessa has all the amenities of a big city but still offers that personal hometown hospitality that visitors find hard to resist. Enjoy shopping and a wide selection of restaurants, visit our unique attractions, museums and exciting sports. From community theatre to historic buildings and museums, from Jackalopes Professional Hockey to Roughnecks Indoor Football Team and the World's Largest Jackrabbit, you'll find it all in Odessa.

Because of our strategic location in the heart of West Texas, Odessa has grown to become the healthcare hub for surrounding communities. Odessa offers state-of-the-art healthcare services in almost all specialties. Medical Center Health System is one of the premier healthcare providers in West Texas. It, also, serves as the regional referral hospital for the 17 surrounding counties of the Permian Basin. MCHS prides itself on providing quality healthcare in a compassionate manner second to none.

Please contact Whitney Magouyrk at, or Karen Contreras at

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