Title:  Clinical Operations Associate - Baylor Medicine Geriatrics

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $51,256 - $70,733
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  15654


The Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine is seeking an experienced Clinical Operations Associate to lead the daily operations of our Geriatrics Clinic at the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center McNair Campus as well as our inpatient consult services. As the Clinical Operations Associate, the individual will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinic. The applicant will be able to independently manage daily operations, assist with daily operational requests (patient complaints, insurance questions, etc.), and analyze clinical metrics in order to identify and address challenges.

Job Duties

  • Ensures that practice operations and team members are knowledgeable of and in compliance with applicable regulatory, licensing and accrediting agency standards.
  • Implements clinic communications strategies and promotes effective communication dialogue with providers and staff through regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Assists with maintaining clinical operations during technology downtimes, inclement weather, and other unplanned events.
  • Assumes responsibility for the onboarding and orientation of clinic staff.
  • Conducts preliminary investigation of RL6 and customer service complaints, service recovery program.
  • Ensures that patient concerns/complaints are addressed within 24-48 hours.
  • Maintains Q-Genda for the practice. 
  • Conducts liaisons with other services to schedule patients within Geriatrics.
  • Works with BCM central revenue cycle to support and troubleshoot billing issues. 
  • Develops, prepares, and interprets program data to provide actionable reports for physician leadership and section administration.
  • Identifies opportunities for business and clinical process improvement and manages process improvement projects.
  • Develops plans for improving utilization of resources and maintaining practice efficiency while seeking to minimize operational costs.
  • Analyzes clinical metrics in order to identify and address challenges.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of experience managing the teams. 
  • Experience with electronic medical records system (EPIC) will be a plus.
  • Has strong leadership skills and ability to gain the confidence of faculty, staff, leaders, colleagues. 
  • Has ability to display a professional, positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills and communication skills required and must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines.
  • Highly detail-oriented, self-motivated, efficient, and strong organizational skills .
  • Demonstrates a high degree of flexibility in accepting work assignments with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks, understand processes, and resolve issues.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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