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Career at UTMB Cardiology

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The Division of Cardiology at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) provides physicians, health care professionals, and support staff with positive and friendly work environment. UTMB Health is the first medical school in the state of Texas and has been in business since 1891. As such, UTMB Health has built the strongest possible infrastructure for excellence in all three aspects of academic medicine—education, research, and patient care. This includes strong support on faculty development through endowments and competitive compensation and incentive plans. Clinical research opportunity allows faculty to participate in the development of cutting-edge therapeutics. Community outreach efforts provide faculty with an unique opportunity to serve people in the community through education on prevention and early detection of cardiovascular diseases.

Located on the Galveston Island, UTMB Health enjoys natural beauty of the island with beautiful beach, wild-life, fresh air and seafood. Galveston, also called Ellis Island of South, served as one of the 10 biggest immigrant ports of 19th- and 20th century America (Houston Chronicle, Jemimah Noonoo) and is a home for the Victorian architectural style buildings, Federal style mansions, and Greek revival houses. Many faculty members and fellows live on the island and enjoy what the island has to offer—natural beauty, history, and fresh air and food. Finally, UTMB Health offers an excellent benefits package, retirement options, and various employee support programs.

Medical Director and Staff Cardiologist

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The University of Texas Medical Branch

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Galveston, Texas, seeks applications from board-certified or board-eligible invasive, non-interventional, cardiologists at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for a Medical Director and a staff cardiologist, based at a UTMB-affiliated community hospital located about 60-miles west of the main campus.

Candidates should possess exceptional communication skill and be genuinely interested in contributing to the cardiovascular health of the local community. Candidates should be compassionate, collaborative, and competent cardiologists, who enjoy being in the community. The successful candidates will work together and with cardiologists in the main campus to build a state-of-the-art cardiology service at the hospital, focusing on the community. The practice is fully supported by the excellent administrative and patient-care infrastructure of the UTMB Health and entails inpatient and outpatient services, cath, nuclear, and echo procedures. The successful candidates will enjoy dynamic and stimulating academic interaction with the faculty in the main campus.

Founded in 1891, UTMB Health is the first medical school in the state of Texas and has excelled in all three aspects of academic medicine - education, research, and patient care. UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. UTMB is located on Galveston Island just 60 miles south of Houston.

Nominations and letters of intent, including curriculum vitae, can be submitted in confidence to the attention of: Ken Fujise, M.D., Chair, Search Committee, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 4.112 John Sealy Annex, Route 0570, 301 University Blvd. Galveston, TX 77555-0570.

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Career opportunities in the field of cardiology may be available and can be searched at UTMB Human Resources Career Site.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

UTMB Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

The cardiac catheterization laboratory has three (3) RN and one (1) radiology technologist positions available.

For more information contact Luisa Anderson or call her at 409.747.5312.


Cardiology Research Laboratory at UTMB seeks a postdoctoral fellow to engage in a NIH-funded cardiovascular research in the area of fortilin, a novel anti-apoptotic molecule. The candidate should be a Ph.D. who graduated in or after 2010 and is interested in apoptosis regulation. Experience in molecular and cell biology is required. Experience in mouse genetics and experiments is preferred. The successful candidate participates in the exciting and growing research of fortilin in a friendly, positive, and well-managed research environment. Interested scientists should submit their CVs to Ken Fujise, MD, Principal Investigator at Ken.Fujise@utmb.edu. UTMB Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and individuals from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. UTMB is located on the Galveston Island just 60 miles south of Houston. The island enjoys the natural beauty, abundant wild life and beaches.

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The Division of Cardiology seeks dedicated volunteers to continue to excel in cardiology education, research, and patient care.

Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Ms. Jennifer Hofmann, Business Manager of the Division of Cardiology for more information.

Volunteers, when selected, will be trained and assigned to key service sites of the Division. Volunteers in UTMB are recognized by the UTMB Volunteer Corps, a UTMB initiative supporting the University of Texas System's volunteer recognition program called UT Service and Civic Participation. Through the program, participants can earn the President of the United States' Volunteer Service Award. Please visit the website of UTMB Volunteer Corps. In addition, UTMB hospitals seek volunteers to participate in a wide variety of opportunities throughout UTMB's hospitals and clinics. Please visit our hospital volunteer services web site.

Galveston National Laboratory at UTMB
Galveston National Laboratory at UTMB is one of two National Biocontainment Laboratories, established by grants from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in 2008 with total laboratory space of 47,826 square feet.

 

The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.

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