Associate Professor - Ambulatory Operations (90004052)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7059020 (Ref.No. 727-en_US)
Posted: August 8, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Division: Baylor Clinic and Hospital (80001060) 

Department: Ambulatory Operations (90004052) 

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).



Ambulatory Operations is seeking a qualified physician to provide quality care.

  • Lead the design and implementation of clinical practice, clinic operations, population health, and quality improvement protocols and procedures. 
  • Establish and implement professional and ethical standards for program physicians and staff. 
  • Participate in the medical provider recruitment and selection process. 
  • Mentor and supervise physicians and advanced care practitioners, including evaluation of provider productivity and practice attributes. 
  • Partner with operations leadership and senior physicians to continuously assess and improve processes for growth, practice management, financial performance, quality assurance, and employee engagement. 
  • Collaborate on the development and management of additional practice sites. 
  • Serve as a role model and community leader by actively engaging in research, education, community service, philanthropic and practice development activities in support of the College mission.
Job Responsibilities:

Patient Care: 

Provide exemplary care with respect in all patient care matters; Oversee the primary and secondary healthcare on a personalized basis. 

Display complex medical diagnosis and problem-solving skills; ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team; Educate and engage each patient (and family) in all personal healthcare matters. 

Obtain health history; perform physical examinations; Assess lifestyle behaviors and family history; Diagnose and develop therapeutic treatment plan for active medical issues; Develop preventive health/lifestyle improvement recommendations. 

Review and act upon incoming reports (lab, imaging, genetics) in a timely manner; Monitor each patient’s condition and progress; reevaluate treatment plan(s) as necessary; Arrange patient referrals for specialty, inpatient, and other levels of care. 

Collaborate with broader clinical team to co-manage care; Communicate directly with hospitalized patients as needed; Document timely, efficiently, and thoroughly in the electronic medical record; Provide coverage for colleagues according to call schedule. 

Achieve established quality benchmarks in the top decile; Provide same day access to patients by way of preferred method (in-clinic, telephonic, or video visit). 

Remain available to patients after office hours including evenings and weekends; Respond to patient and staff requests within 4 hours; Collaborate and communicate with referral providers on specialty care in a timely and clear manner; Achieve patient satisfaction scores in the top decile. 

Uphold ethical standards and protect the highest level of patient confidentiality; Maintain hospital privileges at appropriate facilities as needed. 

Job Qualifications:


  • Board certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice 
  • 20+ years of progressive clinical and leadership experience 
  • Demonstrated skills in preventive/acute/chronic/complex care 
  • Academic rank (or eligibility) of Associate Professor or higher 
  • Experience in an academic or research institution 
  • Current Texas State medical license 
  • Current DEA certification 
  • Current CPR/ACLS certification 
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License 
  • Current immunization records 
  • Applicable department, payer, and facility appointment





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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