Welcome to UT Health Science Center
Our facility stands out with its location and physical beauty, but it’s our work environment that reflects our culture. The organizational culture at UT Health is often described as friendly, hard working, dedicated, and feeling like part of a family. We invite you to join our team and experience what we already know – working just feels better here.
Every Single One
Over the course of our history, UT Health has grown and advanced to provide excellent patient care along with education and research opportunities. Our employees are the ones who have made this the great university medical center that it is today. Guided by our mission, vision, and values, every single one has the opportunity to make a difference at UT Health.
People matter here. That’s why employees often say UT Health is a family. It’s a friendly environment where people greet each other in the halls with a smile and a “hello.” With rewarding careers and a friendly environment, UT Health is 1,000 employees strong and continues to grow.
Find Your Next Career
UT Health offers career opportunities in patient care, medical support, biomedical research, information technology, and administrative and operations support. East Texas Quality Care Network is an organization that also provides career opportunities on our campus. Use the logos to the right to search current postings.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
UT Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to build a diverse employee community. It is the policy of The University to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Health Insurance and Life Plans
UT Health provides a comprehensive medical benefits package designed to protect you and your family from catastrophic health care expenses while offering benefit choices and flexibility. After a short waiting period from the date of hire, UT Health provides eligible full-time employees with a Basic Coverage Package, which includes the UT Select Medical Plan with Prescription Coverage and $20,000 life insurance and accidental death insurance. Part-time employees have the option to enroll in medical coverage and UT Health will pay 50 percent of the premium. UT Health contributes a funding amount toward the cost of the UT Select Medical plan to make health insurance affordable for the employee.
Employees have the option to enroll in additional plans, including:
- Flex accounts
- Life insurance (up to six times an employee’s salary)
- Accidental death and disability (up to 10 times an employee’s salary)
Eligible employees of UT Health participate in a mandatory retirement plan and can also participate in voluntary tax-deferred retirement plans, including UTSaver Tax Shelter Annuity 403(b) and UTSaver Deferred Compensation Plan 457(b). Both employees and UT Health contribute to the mandatory Teachers Retirement System (TRS) and/or Optional Retirement Program (ORP) mandatory plans.
UT Health provides a generous program of leave benefits including vacation, sick, holiday, parental, funeral, and emergency leave to name a few.
UT Health offers many benefits to help employees meet their needs at work and in their personal lives. Maintaining a balance between work needs and personal needs is a challenge for both employer and employee. UT Health wants employees to be both productive and happy at work and realizes that personal life needs must be met in order to achieve a balanced work life. Our Work/Life Program includes the following:
- Employee training and tuition assistance
- Employee assistance program
- Special employee events
- Wellness activities and employee gym
- Employee discounts at area merchants and cellular phone carriers
- Employee rewards and recognition program
- Longevity pay
- Hospital pharmacy
- Free parking
- Gift shop
Welcome to UT Health Science Center…we’re glad you’re here! As a newly hired employee, there are a few steps to take before you can begin work. Prior to your first day of employment, new employees will spend a couple of hours with Human Resources to complete state-mandated paperwork. To help make the process quicker, we ask that you download, complete, and bring the following forms and paperwork with you. If you have any questions please call the Office of Human Resources at 903-877-7740.
What to Bring
Before employment begins, bring the following documents and forms with you for your first visit to the Office of Human Resources:
Social Security Card
Please supply an original Social Security card so that our office can verify your legal name and social security number, which is used for payroll and employment purposes. If you do not have your Social Security card, you can obtain one, or at least proof of one, by visiting the local Social Security Office located in your area or getting a replacement online.