The University of Texas Medical Branch Physician - Center for Polar Medical Operations (CPMO), 6-9 month locum to work in ANTARCTICA in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Medical Doctor Degree with a minimum of 3 years of practice experience; a current, valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in country of legal citizenship; and, unlimited prescriptive authority


Provides professional medical services related to diagnosis and treatment of United States Antarctic Program (USAP) participants. Ensures that appropriate health care is accessible and provided to all patients in a timely fashion. Ensures all medical care provided is done in accordance with established Policies and Procedures. Directs all Health Services activities on assigned station in Antarctica and assumes ultimate responsibility for all Health Services employees assigned to the station. Works under the general direction of the Chief Medical Officer - UTMB Center for Polar Medical Operations, with extensive latitude for the exercise of initiative and independent judgment..

Preferred Work Experience

Prefer recent or current Emergency Medicine background/experience.

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity 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 VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Title: Physician - Center for Polar Medical Operations (CPMO), 6-9 month locum to work in ANTARCTICA

Job ID: 59848

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: SOMED