Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine (Assistant Professor)

Baylor College of Medicine

Austin, TX

Job posting number: #7261427 (Ref:18525-en_US)

Posted: July 10, 2024

Job Description


The Emergency Center at Texas Children's Hospital, North Austin Campus is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible emergency medicine physician to provide evening shift coverage in the Emergency Center (EC).  The EC currently has 13 beds with a 13-bed expansion planned to open in Fall, 2024.  The department has double-coverage physician shifts in an overlapping "waterfall" pattern for a total of 5 shifts per day.  Interested parties will join a group of 15 pediatric emergency medicine subspecialists, a talented cadre of advanced practice providers, and an excellent group of experienced emergency nurses.

  • The faculty member will work in the Emergency Center (EC) of Texas Children's Hospital, North Austin Campus, under the indirect supervision and direction of the campus EC Medical Director.  The faculty member will report through the Associate Division Chief, ultimately to the Division Chief of the Emergency Medicine Division, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
  • The faculty member is responsible for patient care delivered in the Emergency Center to patients presenting to the EC.  Clinical allocated time will be 100%, and there will be minimal outside expectations for administrative, teaching, or research responsibilities.   90%-100% of the faculty member's shifts will be during the evening hours (4pm to 1am).  Full-time clinical faculty are expected to work approximately 13 9-hour shifts each month (1,440 hours/year).
  • The faculty member will collaborate with advanced practice practitioners as well as any assigned learners (students, trainees, etc.) while on shift.  The faculty member will direct nursing and ancillary staff members in a typical fashion for emergency department operations.
  • The faculty member will be responsible for indirect support of the campus women's health mission insofar as they will be a resource, while on shift, to collaborate with women's health practitioners (OB/GYN faculty members and contract hospitalists) for questions related to the clinical care of pregnant, postpartum, and post-operative adults.  Furthermore, the faculty member will serve as a resource while on shift for any collaboration with other faculty members or APPs regarding the care of adult patients being cared for in the EC.
  • The faculty member will be expected to evaluate and disposition an average of 1.5 - 2.0 patients per hour and to complete charting sufficient to accurately medically bill for these patients.  The faculty member should be facile with typical emergency medicine procedures including laceration repair, fracture reduction, procedural sedation, lumbar puncture, point-of-care-ultrasound, incision, and drainage, etc.

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


Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7261427 (Ref:18525-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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