Assistant Professor - Orthopedic Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057945 (Ref.No. 308149KLR)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine’s (BCM) Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the BCM Faculty Group Practice (FGP) are seeking to hire a full-time, board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeon at the academic rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The anticipated start date is on or before September 1, 2019.

Baylor College of Medicine ( is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, healthcare, and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), and the fourth largest metropolitan region in the United States, Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare, and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates). The Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery is renowned for high-quality, personalized patient care; groundbreaking musculoskeletal research; and a strong commitment to the education of future physicians and healthcare providers.

This position includes:

• An established Orthopedic Surgery Department and Trauma Surgery Division which are dedicated to professional growth and advancement of its faculty

• A dynamic patient-focused clinical practice that offers sub- specialty care in all areas of orthopedics and musculoskeletal service line integration

• A new specialty-focused patient care environment at the McNair Campus (opening Spring 2019) within the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

• Competitive base salary with guarantee and production bonus options

• Comprehensive benefits

• Occurrence-based malpractice coverage

• Physical therapy on-site Daily resident interaction and active participation in all aspects of the professional education of these and other learners

Desired Qualifications:

• Demonstrates expertise in the care of extremity, pelvic and acetabular trauma.

• Experience providing medical care within an academic setting or equivalent practice.

• Desire to teach residents, medical students, and other learners

• Willingness and ability to utilize an electronic medical record, EPIC preferred.

• Evidence of effective communication skills in a collaborative group practice environment.

Position Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement plans to ensure comprehensive, timely, and high quality patient care services with maximum operating efficiency.

• Participate in college, hospital, and community outreach activities to promote the Department, Division, and BCM.

• Ensure safe and effective care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.

• Promote individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency

• Provide orthopedic call coverage for Harris Health System and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

• Support department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization.

• Serve as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced faculty, staff, and learners.

• Attend required department, college, and hospital professional meetings.

Position Qualifications:

• Medical degree from an accredited medical school.

• License to practice medicine in the State of Texas.

• Completion of orthopedic surgery residency training and trauma fellowship training from programs certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or equivalent.

• Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Diversity Statement: Diversity among Baylor’s students, trainees, faculty and staff is a prerequisite to accomplishing Baylor’s institutional mission, and to maintaining the highest standards in training for healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, scientific innovation, and patient-centered care. Baylor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all qualified persons without taking into account race, color, national origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, veteran status or disability unrelated to job requirements.


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