Pulmonologist, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine (Assistant Professor)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7253183 (Ref.No. 19630-en_US)
Posted: June 8, 2024

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare, and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).


The Department of Medicine - Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine is seeking an Assistant Professor to serve in the medical intensive care unit at Baylor St. Luke's Hospital in the Texas Medical Center locations and Infectious Diseases section at Ben Taub Hospital.

Job Duties

This position will provide staffing for our Critical Care units in Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and Ben Taub Hospital.

The Assistant Professor will report to Dr. Muhammad Siddique (Associate Professor) and Thomas Giordano (Professor).

Provider will have direct patient care responsibilities for patients in the critical care unit(s).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education required: M.D.
  • Required: Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine and ID.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Critical Care Medicine
  • Commitment to clinical excellence and a track record of excellent clinical performance.
  • Scholarly enthusiasm
  • Provider will participate in quality care improvement initiatives.

This individual must possess a willingness to cooperate and work towards solutions that benefit all parties involved, works well individually and with others; demonstrates knowledge of internal and external patient needs, addresses complaints, makes and meets realistic commitments, and effectively communicates needs; maintains all channels of communication via efficient verbal and written methods; provides concise, complete, and professional information to others; responds to change with a positive attitude and willingness to learn as well as takes responsibility and accountability for actions; willingness to assist others; possess critical thinking and problem solving skills; escalates issues to management; supports team members; meets deadlines; acts upon directives; and takes initiative to resolve  issues to produce a quality outcome.

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

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.