Assistant Professor - Community Pediatrics - Pediatrics - Community Pediatrics (90006401)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7059019 (Ref.No. 776-en_US)
Posted: August 8, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Division: Pediatrics (80001016) 

Department: Pediatrics - Community Pediatrics (90006401) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:


Baylor ( 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 Texas Children’s Health Plan is committed to providing high quality health care services to pediatric patients eligible for Medicaid and CHIP in the greater Houston area. In order to best achieve this goal, the Health Plan is opening a community clinic to serve up to 25,000 pediatric patients. The clinic will be integrated with dentistry, optometry, OB/Gyn, pharmacy and behavioral health services. The practice model will be a team based, family centered approach with data driven quality improvement as a core tenet. 


Providers working in the Center will have faculty appointments in the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics in the Section of Community Medicine. There will be opportunities for scholarship in operational research, quality improvement and health professional education. 

Job Responsibilities:

The Physician works collaboratively with the healthcare team to render age appropriate care. The Physician provides assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment and procedures. The role of the Physician is in accordance with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. 

REPORTS TO: Medical Director of the Centers and Section Head of the Section of Community Health in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital. 

POLICY SETTING RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides input through membership on Physician Advisory Committees. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Informally responsible for supervising care team during clinical care. 

Job Qualifications:
  • Required Education: M.D., D.O. or equivalent degree. 
  • Experience: board-eligible or board certified pediatrician.





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


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


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