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General Surgery Opportunity at Growing Academic Institution
City:El Paso
Visas Accepted:
Specialty:General Surgery
Opportunity Description:

General Surgery Opportunity at Growing Academic Institution 


Job Number - Requisition #12822

Position Start Date: Open Until Filled

Job Detail: TTUHSC El Paso and Tenet Healthcare are collaborating in an exciting opportunity to establish a "new" 130 bed teaching hospital and academic medical office building in west El Paso.  As part of this collaboration, TTUHSC El Paso is establishing a number of new departments and residency programs with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.  

The successful candidate will:

  • Be employed by TTUHSC El paso an academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Provide inpatient and outpatient care at "State oif the Art" facilities 
  • Assist in curriculum development and provide teaching experiences for medical students
  • Develop and deliver curriculum in support of a number of residencies including a transitional year program. 

The position requires:

  • M.D. / D.O. degree
  • Licensed in Texas or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas
  • Completion of an ACGME approved residency in Surgery
  • Board certification / eligibility by the American Board of Surgery 
  • Individuals with additional training in a subspecialty field of surgery are highly encouraged to apply. 

As an EEO/AA employer , the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran


Practice Type: Multi spec.gr., Academic
Available Date:
Competitive Academic Salaries
Relocation paid:Yes
Other benefits:
State of Texas Benefits Package
Facility Description:

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso  

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is the only health sciences center along the U.S.-Mexico border that provides the opportunities and environment for direct intellectual and interpersonal exchanges among nursing, medical, and graduate research students on one campus.

It is the fourth university in the Texas Tech University System and is comprised of three schools: the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing and the Graduate School of Biomedical Science.

To inquire about these positions contact:

Tony Castaneda
Director of Provider Recruitment
TTUHSC El Paso - Transmountain
(915) 215-8407

Community Description:
  • El Paso has been ranked among the safest cities City in U.S. (of cities with a population of over 500,000) for the past several years
  • Nestled between the Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande, city residents enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine per year
  • Numerous outdoor pursuits, i.e. hiking, cycling, rock climbing and Triple-A baseball team fun, add to a vibrant city life
  • An affordable cost of living with a great work-life balance
  • Experience the rewarding practice of medicine in this friendly community
  • Big city charm, with a small town feel



Community Size:Medium
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