Palliative Care Clinical Educator

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Palliative Care Clinical Educator

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Internal Medicine
Posted: Oct 2, 2020
Apply By: Open until filled


The Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, in conjunction with the Seton Healthcare Family, is seeking exceptional, board certified palliative medicine physicians to join the Department of Internal Medicine Palliative Care Section as a Clinician-Educator.

Dell Medical School's mission is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by:
  • Educating leaders who transform health care;
  • Evolving new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value;
  • Advancing innovation from discovery to outcomes;
  • Improving health in our community as a model for the nation; and
  • Redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society.

While medical education has been part of the clinical landscape of Austin, Texas since the mid-1970s, the Dell Medical School enrolled its first class of 50 undergraduate medical students in June of 2016. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities, the Dell Medical School will pursue innovation in the re-design of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education.


The Clinician Educator will primarily be responsible for care delivery, education, and research in meeting the goals of Dell Medical School to provide care to vulnerable community members with serious illness.


This position will include direct patient care, precepting students and trainees in the care environment, and participation in scholarly work that supports faculty and program development.

  • MD or DO degree with Board Certification (or Board Eligibility if within 2 years of residency) in a primary specialty and palliative medicine sub-specialty.
  • Unrestricted licensed to practice medicine in the State of Texas.
  • Strong clinical teaching skills.
  • Training and experience in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Eligible for appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor.

  • Well-documented speaking, teaching, and writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable and professional manner in person and on the phone.
  • Effective professional management skills, including the ability to plan, organize and schedule work in an efficient and productive manner, focusing on key priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an interprofessional team.
  • Ability to interact with peers, executives, employees, and consultants in a manner that represents the Dell Medical School positively.
  • Sound judgment in decision-making, and importantly clinical judgment.
  • Ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects and to prioritize.
  • Plan, promote, demonstrate, recommend and coordinate high standards of evidence-based medical practice.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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