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Post Nov 12, 2018

Physician, OB/GYN
The Institute for Women's Health (www.IFWH.org) in San Antonio, Texas, is currently seeking an additional Ob/Gyn for our Northeast Location on Toepperwein Road. We are a single specialty multi-location practice with a strong standing in the community. This office is currently staffed by three board certified physicians needing a fourth. The practice is approximately 60% gynecology with an emphasis on laparoscopic and robotic procedures. Call is two to three 24-hour in house calls per month. Current patient load is 25 to 30 patients per day. New grads are welcome to apply and mentorship is available for those needing additional experience in surgery. This office admits to Stone Oak Methodist Hospital and Northeast Methodist Hospital. Both offer women's services to include robotic surgery. Stone Oak Methodist recently completed a renovation and expansion of the Women's floor, labor and delivery. Northeast Methodist is currently undergoing expansion due to demand and growth in the San Antonio to New Braunfels corridor.  

San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the US and boasts a vibrant economy and lower than average housing costs. Home of the Spurs with countless opportunities for recreation and entertainment. Countless restaurants featuring local fare make San Antonio a frequent destination for vacationers and national events, such as the Final Four. Submit CV’s for consideration. Send inquiries to Ronald A. Valdez, MD at rvaldez@ifwh.org. EOE. Candidates only, third party agents need not respond.

 

 


 

 

Posted Sept 10,2018

Family Physician Associate
to join female Family Practitioner, who has had an established Family Practice in Northwest San Antonio since 1986 (32 years).
Please contact Dr. Beverley Henwood at 210-860-8220 cell or 210-681-4685 office. Email=bhenwood@henwoods.org

 



Posted Sept 10, 2018

Physician Vacancies – U.S. Air Force Reserve

The 433rd Medical Squadron at Lackland AFB (San Antonio) has open positions for Reserve physicians in the following specialties:

Emergency Medicine
Pediatrician
Internist
Radiologist
Urologist

There are accession bonuses available from $25K to $50K depending upon your specialty as well as up to $250K ($40K/year) in loan repayment programs!  Physicians will be commissioned as an officer commensurate with years of experience (minimum initial rank of Captain).  You would participate one weekend per month and two weeks per year, receiving military pay and benefits, including the option for Tricare insurance.  Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to care for our service members and others while serving your country part-time! 

Please contact myself and/or our local health professions recruiter with any questions or interest:

MSgt Andrew Davis at 210-387-6449 and email: andrew.davis.32@us.af.mil.

Colonel (Dr) Brad Butler
Commander, 433 Medical Squadron
JBSA-Lackland, TX

Office: 210-925-1543, DSN 945
Mobile: 325-725-6725

 


 

 

Posted Aug 27, 2018

Primary Care, Urgent Care, ER Physician, Hospitalist

Direct Med Clinic has an opportunity for a physician to work or moonlight at a small surgical hospital ER located in the Medical Center. Shifts are 12 hours. There are many shifts without seeing a patient. Days and nights are available. Schedule is flexible.
Call Roger Moczygemba MD at 210-264-5500.



 

Posted July 11th 2018

Faculty Pathology - Applied Medical Sciences SOM

UIW Mission
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary
UIWSOM is seeking a full-time faculty member for the Department of Clinical and Applied Science Education. The faculty member will operate within the UIWSOM framework of lifelong learning through collaborative scholarship, innovative educational excellence and learner-centered curricula.
This faculty member will have responsibility for teaching, university, SOM , and community service. It is also strongly preferred that research activity be consistent with the UIWSOM research/scholarly activity strategic plan, including medical education research. Faculty members assume the shared responsibility of developing, recommending, and executing all approved policies of instruction.

Essential Functions
1. Per the SOM mission, accreditation standards and the Chair’s discretion, participate in the implementation of a transformative curriculum that involves the collaborative development and implementation of competency-based, innovative and integrated teaching and learning strategies within a clinical context.
2. Engage with and educate the community with respect to osteopathic medical educational practices and scholarship.
3. Support clinically relevant, community-based translational research, social justice-based research, and medical education research and scholarship.
4. Integrate national and international trends in medical education into innovative educational practice.
5. Serve on committees and subcommittees as appointed by the Dean.
6. Actively participate in professional development activities to improve academic skills and facilitation of a medical curriculum.
7. Undergo training to qualify as a facilitator in the case-based learning program and UIWSOM curriculum delivery methods.
8. Other duties as assigned.
9. Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

Job Duties

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Strong interpersonal skills and the enthusiasm and motivation to learn and to contribute to the growth and development of UIWSOM.
• Commitment to social justice and values-driven curricula.
• Ability to collaborate effectively with administration, staff, peers and full-time and community-based faculty.
• Strong verbal/written communication skills.
• Ability to collect and manage data to track performance outcomes to ensure comparable educational experiences.
• Strong collaboration, team building, and conflict resolution skills.
• Strategically prioritize resources necessary for program support.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
• Excellent communication skills in English.

Required Education
DO or MD degree from a COCA or LCME accredited medical school.

Required Work Experience
1. Strong knowledge base in medical specialty.
2. Strong teaching skills and experience or evidence of potential.
3. Demonstrated commitment to the UIW social justice mission.
4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in complex interdisciplinary and interprofessional settings.
5. Demonstrated ability to engage, support and lead diverse groups.
6. Experience in undergraduate medical education, with demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to current trends in medical education, different pedagogies, including interactive lectures, flipped classroom, case-based learning and team-based learning, and educational technologies.
7. Experience in computer-assisted delivery of course content.
8. Experience, willingness and interest in collaborative, integrated teaching with basic and clinical faculty.
9. Experience in development of formative, summative and competency-based assessment in the basic medical sciences.
10. Record of championing and implementing medical education innovations.
11. Record of educational scholarship.
12. Demonstrated success in working with faculty, administrators, students and staff within a higher education learning community and on teams.
13. Passion for and commitment to medical student education for purposes of optimizing patient outcomes, particularly vulnerable and marginalized patient populations.
14. Individuals considered for this appointment must have a track record commensurate with an appointment as assistant, associate or full professor.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in clinical settings as a physician or health professional.
• Experience as teaching faculty and progressive leadership experience in an undergraduate medical education or health professional education setting in North America.
• Demonstrated flexibility in a new medical school startup or other endeavor requiring adaptability.
• Fluency in Spanish.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
1. Board certified or eligibility in the specialty of pathology.
2. Licensed or able to obtain licensure in Texas.

Work Hours

Physical Demands

Posting Number: UN282PO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Faculty
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Chair of CASE
Open Date: 05/25/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant
To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/1254128

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).



Posted July 9th 2018

 

Small Interactive Groups Facilitator


UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) educates aspiring physicians to be justice-minded, global citizens using a community-based, distributed model of education, which fosters inclusion, discovery and innovation.
The UIWSOM invites applications for Small Interactive Groups (SIGS) facilitators. Small Group Interactive Sessions (SIGS) are a cornerstone of the first two years of the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) curriculum. During the first phase (two years), learners meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8am to noon in small groups along with a faculty facilitator. Faculty facilitators guide and evaluate the learning process and professionalism. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to adult learning theory and student-centered learning. In addition, the applicant must successfully complete facilitator training program.

Essential Functions

• Responsible for SIGS check-in and report-outs.
• Development and out-brief among SIGS facilitators.
• SIGS out-brief with the unit director.
• Check learner weekly formative assessments.
• Guide and evaluate the learning process and professionalism.
• Strong commitment to adult learning theory and student-centered learning.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of and commitment to the mission, vision, and guiding principles of UIWSOM.
• Ability to collaborate effectively with administration, staff, peers, faculty, and community-based partners.
• Strong interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and motivation to learn and contribute to the growth and development of UIWSOM.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
• Strong collaboration, team building, and conflict resolution skills.
• Strong verbal/written communication skills.
• Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

Required Education

DO, MD, JD, EdD, PhD or terminal degree in any health profession field.

Required Work Experience

Evidence of effective interpersonal, organizational, team-building, and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in small group facilitation.

Work Hours

Must be available to work 8-10 hours per week.
Monday-Wednesday-Friday and some availability on Sunday.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands of this job include:
• Frequent use of hands, vision (e.g. close and color vision and the ability to adjust focus) and hearing.
• Ability to tolerate exposure to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.

EOE

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

 


 

 

June 20, 2018

Primary Care Physicians
South Alamo Medical Group is currently seeking Primary Care Physicians who are Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Our mission is to provide exceptional health care services with compassion and promptness.  Our vision is to be innovative in methods, tools, and environment to empower clinicians and staff to provide exceptional health care services and ensure consistent and steady growth.
Primary Care:

  • Full-time M-F and rotating Saturday
  • Telephone Call in rotation with group
  • No Hospital Calls
  • Incentive Bonus based on Production & Quality
  • Care Coordination/ Patient-Centered Medical Home

Benefits:

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision Benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • CME Allowance
  • Medical Malpractice Coverage
  • National Health Service Corp Loan Repayment Assistance (for eligible sites)
  • Partnership Track

San Antonio is located south central Texas. The City has a population of approximately 1.32 million. San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the United States and the 2nd largest city in Texas. It is home of the historic Alamo and the River Walk. San Antonio offers an array of recreational and cultural opportunities. The multicultural and diverse city is filled with an abundant variety of experiences, entertainment, and activities for all.

For more information contact:
Rebecca Alaniz
Human Resources
ralaniz@samedgrp.com
210-242-2064