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UTMB Health Physician I - Beto Unit in Tennessee Colony, Texas

Physician I - Beto Unit

Tennessee Colony, Texas, United States


UTMB Health

Requisition # 2400348

The mission of Correctional Managed Care is to address the healthcare needs of underserved patient populations within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD).


Provides professional services related to diagnosis and treatment of inmate patients and of employees injured as a result of TDCJ-ID work related activities. Ensures that appropriate health care in accessible and provided to the inmate population in a timely fashion. Renders final medical judgement regarding care provided to inmates assigned to the unit according to Health Services Policies and Procedures. Directs all Health Services activities on the unit and assumes ultimate responsibility for all Health Services employees assigned to the unit. Works under the general direction of the Regional Physician with extensive latitude for the exercise of initiative and independent judgement.


  • Performs complete medical histories and physician examinations; forms clinical impressions based upon findings; orders diagnostic tests, interprets results of laboratory tests and radiological examinations, prescribes medications, and renders treatments appropriate to clinical impressions.

  • Inspects, completes, and analyzes medical records; assigns, reviews, and updates medical classifications; completes admission notes, progress notes, and discharge summaries and makes rounds on patients admitted to infirmaries or regional medical facilities.

  • Refers patients to specialists for consultations, evaluations, and treatments.

  • Serves in rotation with other physicians to provide after-hours and weekend patient care.

  • May directly supervise all physicians and mid level practitioners.

  • May Oversee and manage all operations of the unit's medical department, ensuring compliance with all applicable standards, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and court orders.

  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure established for department.

  • Performs related duties as required.


Standard clinical environment.


Located within the confines of a prison, jail or juvenile detention center. Security clearance is required; pre-employment drug testing is also required.


  • Must hold a current license to practice medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.

  • Must hold current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) controlled substances registration.

Salary is commensurate with years of relevant work experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRRA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.