Open Rank Clinical Faculty Physician – Primary Care (College of Medicine) - (FAC002220)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 3, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Type
Full Time

This clinical faculty physician position will staff the Family Care Center for the UH College of Medicine. This clinician will be responsible for all patient care activities, including chronic care management, acute care, and care coordination. This clinician will practice comprehensive primary care medicine including the provision of women’s health and some office-based procedures. At this time, all faculty appointments in the College of Medicine are non-tenure track. The College of Medicine anticipates being able to make tenure track positions available for application in the future. This clinician will serve as the Chief Medical Officer of the Family Care Center for the UH College of Medicine.

This position will also contribute to the educational mission of University of Houston College of Medicine both in Clinic and through facilitation of team-based learning sessions and didactic sessions for medical students in other pre-clerkship medical school courses. This position will report directly to the Chairman of the Clinical Sciences Department.

Specific duties include the following:

Direct Patient Care (90%)
  • Evaluate and treat patients at the University of Houston College of Family Care Center site.
  • Provide input for the development of clinical protocols and guidelines for practice.
  • Contribute to quality improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in community outreach activities.
Educational Mission (10%)
  • Contribute to Team Based Learning Sessions and Small Group Sessions in the Physicians, Patients and Populations Course and other courses with the preclinical and clinical curriculum at UHCOM.
  • Precept medical students at the University of Houston College of Medicine Family Care Center practice as part of the Longitudinal Primary Care course.
Full-Time: 1.0 FTE

The University of Houston is a comprehensive, Carnegie Tier 1 public research university located in a park-like campus that is close to the Texas Medical Center and major energy companies, with over 45,000 students distributed across 18 different colleges including Nursing, Pharmacy, Optometry and Social Work and home to one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. As a location, Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States that has an internationally diverse population, first-rate recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

The University of Houston is located in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center, which is home to The MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Medical School, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and Baylor College of Medicine, among other institutions. This environment is rich in potential for numerous collaborative opportunities.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :
  • Medical Licensure in the State of Texas
  • Board certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Medicine-Pediatrics
  • Experience documenting with an electronic medical record
Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 3-5 years clinical experience
  • Experience with inter-professional teams
  • Experience contributing to quality improvement projects
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic or Chinese
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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