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UTMB Health is on a mission to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Our employees share a deep commitment to serving our students and patients in innovative ways, and we are looking for inspired individuals to join our team. Your accomplishments here will have a lasting impact everywhere!

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Nurse Manager – TDCJ Hospital
Galveston
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Nurse Clinician II/III – ICU (Nights)
League City Campus
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Experienced Nurse Manager – Cardiac Cath Lab (Days)
Galveston Campus
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Clinical Research Nurse – Institute for Translational
Science (up to 19 hours)

Galveston Campus
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Wound Ostomy & Continence Nurse
Galveston Campus
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CRNA – Anesthesiology Department
Galveston Campus
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The Need for Healthcare Workers

Proper health care is imperative for people everywhere. Providers in the healthcare field focus on the preventative care of patients every single day as well as treatments for those in immediate need. With the world changing every day, the healthcare industry evolves too in order to keep up with all of those changes. The healthcare industry is extremely valuable to not only the employees within, but the patients around. Healthcare professionals are vital, now more than ever.

Why Healthcare Professionals are Needed

There are many challenges that the health industry faces daily. Amongst these challenges are changes in the healthcare policies and new advancements in technology. These challenges and changes reinforce the dire need for qualified medical professionals to come in and take the reins to lead healthcare facilities and manage new information systems.

With so many changes in the world, health care will always be around. Changes happen all of the time outside in the community, meaning that changes happen everyday inside the healthcare industry as well. More of those changes include nursing shortages. Nurses play a critical role in any healthcare facility. Nurses are not only at the patient's bedside, but they are also in charge of managing administrative and leadership responsibilities.

Since the beginning of 2020, the world has experienced many changes, good and bad, like COVID-19. With COVID-19 still around, the ANA has predicted that more and more nursing jobs will be available through 2022, as compared to any other healthcare job in the nation.

Nurses are not the only job that is experiencing, or will experience, a shortage in the healthcare community. Primary care physicians are predicted to experience a shortage by 2032, which will create a dire need for more family care providers. This is especially true because of the challenge of the baby boomer generation reaching the age of retirement. .

More Needs in the Healthcare Community

Because of constant changes in the world, healthcare is constantly in need of new professionals. Between new viruses coming out, such as COVID-19, and older generations retiring, the healthcare field is in the middle of an extremely fragile state when it comes to the number of workers that they have and the number of workers that they need. As the demand for healthcare professionals grows, there are huge shortages or projected shortages across the entire healthcare industry, not just in nursing. However, these shortages are more prominent in different areas of healthcare. Shortages are one of the biggest immediate issues that is confronting the modern healthcare industry, and putting a dramatic strain on it.

Making a Change in the Healthcare World

Shortages across the board, and viruses like COVID-19, are definitely taking a toll. Fortunately, there are many things that could help restore the healthcare workforce. One of the strategies that could help restore numbers after shortages is to go to school and get a degree in health care. Giving other people in the community resources for health care is another option. Giving healthcare employees a voice could also help. If healthcare workers had the option to offer insight, they may be able to bring about changes.  

There are many Houston Physicians Hospital Jobs that need to be filled in order to help curb the shortage. Shortages are one of the many things in health care that could potentially cause issues in the healthcare industry if not fixed as soon as possible. 

A career in health care is not only about the need for healthcare professionals. Having a career in such an industry is also extremely rewarding. Working in the healthcare industry has an impact on human lives every day. Not only that, but also a possible impact on a town, or quite possibly, the entire nation. Becoming a clinician is a career that provides a major impact on patients' lives. Clinicians specialize in providing diagnosis, treatment, and care to people with all types of illnesses. This means that they provide relief to possibly scared patients. 

Health care is one of the most important things in the world. Without it, communities would not be able to prevent diseases before they take over, meaning that people within those communities would be living in dangerous situations. With more and more healthcare providers being needed daily, this is something that everyone could help to resolve.

One place that is looking for qualified and caring healthcare professionals is Houston, Texas. Texas is on the lookout for UTMB Healthcare jobs. They  strive to provide high-quality, client-centered solutions to further improve and promote a healthy environment for their employees.

For application assistance, please email utmbjobs@utmb.edu.
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