Open Rank Clinical Faculty Physician – Rural Health Clerkship Director - (FAC002331)

Employer
University of Houston
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time


This clinical faculty physician position will have a leadership role in the development of the University of Houston College of Medicine (UHCOM) rural health clerkship. This clinical faculty will be responsible for the development of the rural health clerkship curriculum, recruiting rural physician preceptors and practice sites, correspondence with the affiliated rural clinical sites, and direction of required student activities during the rotation. This position will also participate in the facilitation of team-based learning sessions and didactic sessions for medical students in other pre-clerkship medical school courses.

This clinician will also provide patient care at one of the UH affiliated clinical practices. During their time in clinic, this clinician will be responsible for the provision of 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 position will report directly to the Chairman of the Clinical Sciences Department.

Specific duties include the following:

Primary Responsibilities:

Educational Mission (70%)
  • Develop the curriculum for the rural health clerkship and identify required clinical experiences.
  • Recruit additional clinical sites and clinicians for the rural health clerkship.
  • Correspond with the clinical sites and on-site medical staff throughout the student experience.
  • Precept medical students at a University of Houston College of Medicine affiliated clinical location.
Direct Patient Care (30%)
  • Evaluate and treat patients at the University of Houston College of Medicine affiliated clinical practice.
  • Provide input for the development of clinical protocols and guidelines for practice.
  • Contribute to quality improvement initiatives.
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.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience, recent students’ evaluations of the applicant’s teaching, if available, research interests, and names and contact information of three professional references.

Salary and rank commensurate with academic achievements and experience.

Full-Time: 1.0 FTE

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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