Assistant Professor - Family & Community Medicine - Clinical HCHD/CHP

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7066557 (Ref.No. 3844-en_US)
Posted: May 27, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

This is a non-tenured track faculty position with the Department of Family & Community Medicine to provide patient care services at one of the facilities staffed and managed by Harris Health System (HHS), or an agency of the County, and to support other departmental missions in the area of Education and Research. Duties include direct patient care and participation in the education of medical students, residents and fellows. Contribution to the Research mission would include leading or supporting grant funded research projects (e.g., NIH), and participation in selected Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) projects. It is essential for the faculty members to support practicing evidenced based medicine with an Emphasis on outcomes-based analysis.

Job Duties

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate competency in each of the following areas:

• See and evaluate patients.
• Develop a treatment plan for continuity patients.
• Physician productivity needs to meet or exceed the levels established by department management.
• Gradual ramping up of the patient volumes and productivity up to 100% of the production targets within the agreed period.
• Participate in all routine clinical meetings held with the immediate work group.
• Maintain required certifications and licensing.
• Become familiar with Electronic Medical Record system, enter data into EMR, and develop a level of competency to document all patient encounters.
• Complete all documentation in a timely manner to enable billing operations, orders for diagnostic services, and referrals to specialists.
• Be an active member of a clinical group practice.
• Faculty members are expected to share call responsibilities within the clinical group and provide medical care to the patients of other providers when they are not available; Attend the required number of FCM Medical Grand Rounds.
• Meet or exceed all quality indicators as developed and assigned by community health program performance improvement committee.
• Maintain professionalism in relationships with students, faculty, ancillary and administrative staff.
• All professional billing and appropriate credentialing paperwork must be completed/renewed well ahead of their expiration.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: M.D.
Minimum Job Experience: At least one year of the clinical practice experience.
Minimum Certification/Licenses/Registration: License from Texas Medical Board required to practice Medicine in the state of Texas. Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.



 

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