Assistant Professor - Family & Community Medicine - Research Programs

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7061707 (Ref.No. 1879-en_US)
Posted: October 24, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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).


This faculty position with the Department of Family & Community Medicine will provide patient care at various practices as a floater as needed on a part-time hourly basis. 

Job Responsibilities:

Duties include direct patient care for the lung cancer screening and tobacco cessation program participants as well primary care duties. It is essential for the faculty member to practice evidence-based medicine with emphasis on outcomes. Rank is commensurate with experience. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: Faculty members are expected to demonstrate competency in each of the following areas:


• Interview and evaluate patients.

• Develop a treatment plan for continuity and day clinics patients.

• Meet or exceed productivity levels established by department management.

• Participate in routine clinical meetings held with the immediate work group.

• Maintain required certifications and licensing.

• Achieve competence using EPIC Electronic Medical Record system, enter data into EMR, and document all patient encounters.

• Complete all documentation in a timely manner to enable billing operations, orders for diagnostic services, and referrals to specialists.

• Meet or exceed all quality indicators as developed and assigned by the department and community health program performance improvement committee.

• Maintain professional relationships with students, faculty, ancillary and administrative staff.

• Complete all appropriate credentialing paperwork ahead of their expiration dates.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Education: Medical Doctor Diploma


Job Experience: Residency Training in Family Medicine.


Minimum Certification/Licenses/Registration: License from Texas Medical Board required to practice medicine in the state of Texas. Board Certification in Family Medicine required.


For further information or questions, please contact Roger Zoorob, MD, MPH at





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


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