Director of CommUnityCare Womens Health Services, Department of Womens Health

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 8, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
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Director of CommUnityCare Womens Health Services, Department of Womens Health

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Women's Health
Posted: Aug 2, 2022
Apply By: Open until filled


The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking an exceptional leader to join the faculty of the Department of Women's Health as the Director of Women's Health Services for CommUnityCare Health Centers at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor.


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.

Dell Medical School (DMS) is the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has been made to enable its development and success. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities, the Dell Medical School pursues innovation in the re-design of healthcare delivery, excellence in health services research, and a strong focus on improving health equity.

The Department of Women's Health encompasses the full range of subspecialties including specialists in Academic General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.


The faculty member (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor)/Director of Women's Health Services (DWH) will be responsible for the medical leadership, clinical oversight, and patient care for Women's Health services at CommUnityCare. DHW establishes the clinical standards of care, infrastructure for performance improvement, and a framework to support optimal wellness of the primary care providers. Working closely with the CMO, DWH creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the WH department in pursuit of CommUnityCare's strategic goals. This includes overseeing the integration of ambulatory services with hospital services, inclusive of effective and synergistic collaborations with key healthcare and community partners such as Dell Medical School, Ascension Seton, and St. David's Healthcare, participates in the training of medical students, residents, and fellows, and serves as the primary administrative liaison between the faculty of the Department of Women's Health at Dell Medical School and CommUnityCare. In collaboration with data analytics, clinical, operations and nursing leadership, DWH develops and ensures continuous quality performance improvement practices through highly effective metrics and workflows, supported by education and accountability structures, to meet or exceed performance goals. Successful candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. The DWH reports to the Chief Medical Officer at CommUnityCare and the Chair of the Department of Women's Health at Dell Medical School.

  • Establish clinical standards of care for Women's Health services, inclusive of care pathways, protocols, and evidence-based and best practices, to establish and maintain the highest standards of quality, performance, and cost-effectiveness
  • Establish, update, and meet or exceed key clinical, operational, and financial goals and objectives for the Women's Health service line
  • Advise senior leadership related to strategic direction of Women's Health services
  • Serve as the liaison between the faculty of the Department of Women's Health at the Dell Medical School and CommUnityCare
  • Develop and institute performance improvement metrics and processes focused on a high performing, high quality service delivery model
  • Lead clinical and operational health equity and quality improvement initiatives for the service line in promotion of optimal outcomes, including but not limited to continuity of care and patient retention
  • Track and oversee quality team-based care delivery, inclusive of multi-disciplinary care coordination
  • Establish and promote gold-standard clinical workflows in pursuance of high performance and optimal outcomes
  • Ensure standardization of best practices throughout the Women's Health services division, incorporating regulatory requirements at the local, state, and national level utilizing benchmarking data and analysis from applicable sources
  • Promote collaboration with appropriate community partners to augment CommUnityCare's women's health services and advance the organizational mission and vision
  • Partner with clinical services leadership to support a comprehensive, effective Provider Wellness Program
  • Develop and implement budgets, policies, and procedures that promote optimal service delivery
  • Supervise all women's health providers, inclusive of effective performance evaluations and promotion of professional development
  • Participate in the training of medical students, residents and fellows
  • In collaboration with clinical operations and nursing, promote excellence in medical education among all learners
  • Collaborate with operations and finance leadership to ensure resourcefulness of the department, inclusive of access and quality measures
  • Exemplify service delivery excellence
  • Collaborate with broader leadership to advance service excellence and optimize patient experience
  • Oversee supervisory structure for departmental advance practice providers, inclusive of supervision delegation
  • In collaboration with Human Resources and Operations, recruit, hire, and train appropriate women's health provider staff to achieve retention goals
  • Serve as active participant of clinical leadership committees and meetings as delegated by the CMO


  • Unrestricted License to practice medicine in the State of Texas
  • Board Certification in OB/GYN or Family Medicine (with Women's Health Fellowship) or passage of Board Certification examination within one year of employment
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration for the purposes of writing prescriptions
  • Eligible for faculty appointment with The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

The Department of Women's Health is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Application Instructions

Interested parties please submit letter of interest and updated CV.

For other benefit information please refer to:

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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