Title:  Senior Faculty

Division:  Emergency Medicine
Work Location:  Baylor Affiliated Hospital, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  3191
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).

Job Duties

1.Provides the Medical and Administrative Leadership Necessary to Deliver Patient-Centered Care
2. The Medical Director provides direction, leadership, and support for ED physicians and advanced practice providers
3. The Medical Director promotes a positive, collaborative, and team building relationship between the ED physicians, the Hospital, and the department
4. The Medical Director supports the department and its strategic goals and partners with the hospital to create a long lasting Emergency Physician Group model.
5. The Medical Director is a role model and the public face of the ED in all issues concerning the department.
6. Oversees the availability, timeliness, quality and appropriateness of clinical services offered to the Emergency Department patient
7. Develops and implements pathways and protocols to standardize care within the ED
8. Ensures that transitions between providers, departments and healthcare settings are respectful, coordinated and efficient
9. Encourages informed and shared decision-making and positive communication between ED providers and their patients
10. Works with the Hospital to establish and maintain a strong Quality Assurance and Peer Review Program for Physicians
11. Works with the Hospital to establish and maintain a compliant QA program for lab, X-Ray and EKG
12. Works with the Hospital, the department, and PBS to encourage accurate and timely documentation, including regular chart audits
13. Works with the Hospital and Risk Management to establish effective performance reviews
14. Monitors department-based data to identify improvement opportunities and takes a proactive approach to better the quality and timeliness of care
15. Partners with ED Nursing leadership to review and approve all ED policies on a regular basis, and develop new policies, as appropriate
16. Participate as asked in the hospital's strategic and operational planning activities: development of annual budgets, facility improvement plans, capital investment
decisions, program development, technology assessment, accreditation, education, research, planning and marketing efforts
17. Takes an active role in Hospital Medical Staff activities, including leadership and attending the Hospital's Medical Executive Committee meetings, if appropriate
18. Participate in hospital committees designed to improve ED care and performing committee responsibilities as assigned
19. Establish, promote, and participate in a collaborative, interdisciplinary ED leadership team
20. Partner with hospital in reviewing appropriate utilization of resources to comply with hospital's productivity, efficiency and cost-containing guidelines
21. Works with the Hospital to establish appropriate ED budgets and equipment requests
22. Oversee proper collection, review and monitoring of data for the ED, prioritize concerns, and solicit hospital collaboration and leadership to make necessary improvements
23. Partner with hospital administrators to implement The Joint Commission (TJC) and other





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