Instructor (Chief Resident) - Pediatrics - House Staff Education (90002442)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7077201 (Ref.No. 6259-en_US)
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The pediatric chief resident serves as a direct report to the pediatric program director. Job duties include patient care, teaching, and administration. Those duties include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Patient Care - Admission/care of patients to the Texas Children's Hospital inpatient unit; Direct care of patients at the Harris County Hospital District Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Clinic in Pasadena.
  • Teaching - Supervision/teaching of medical students; Supervision/teaching of residents providing patient care at Texas Children's Hospital and the Harris County Hospital District hospitals and clinics; Scheduling and conducting teaching conferences; Orientation of residents to their rotations; Help in evaluating and providing feedback to residents and medical students. 
  • Administration - Serve as the primary liaison between residents and faculty members;  Creation and maintenance of resident yearly and daily schedules; Helping ensure all regulatory requirements (e.g. those of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) with respect to residents are met; Help address personnel issues involving residents (e.g. interpersonal conflicts, absence due to illness).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: M.D. or equivalent
  • Minimum Licensure/Certification: Active state medical license





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


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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