Assistant Professor - Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057991 (Ref.No. 310220CK)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Texas Children’s Hospital is looking for a full-time/part-time non-tenure track clinical assistant professor in pediatric dentistry. The pediatric dentist will work collaboratively with healthcare teams.  Position available July 1, 2019

Responsibilities Faculty: The responsibilities of Faculty include, but not limited to the following:
  • Establishing criteria and conducting patient care reviews for the purpose of analyzing and evaluating the quality and appropriateness of care and treatment provided to patients within the Department or Service.  The Department/Service shall routinely collect information about important aspects of patient care provided by the Department/Service, periodically assess this information, and develop a process for use in evaluating patient care.  Patient care reviews shall include all clinical work performed under the jurisdiction of the Department/Service, regardless of whether the Practitioner whose work is subject to such review is a member of that Service.
  • Providing patient care, both inpatient and outpatient 
  • Documenting in the EMR on a timely basis with no open encounters
  • Coordinating patient care provided by the Department/Service members with nursing and ancillary patient care services.
  • Taking appropriate action when important problems in patient care and clinical performance or opportunities to improve care are identified.
  • Acting as the designated agent of the respective Department or Service, or on behalf of the Medical Executive Committee, in connection with all peer review functions when asked by the Chief. 
  • Submitting any required reports concerning: (a) the Departments or Service’s review and evaluation activities, actions taken thereon, and the results of such action, and (b) recommendations for maintaining and improving the quality of care provided within the Department, the Service and/or the Hospital.
  • Attend any and all functions deemed necessary by the Chief
  • Providing teaching curriculum to residents from UT
  • Degree Required:  DDS


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