Family Medicine Residency Faculty
State - TX
Year Founded - 1970
MODEL - FQHC
Number of Locations - 15
AREA - Rural and Urban
We are an unopposed, community-based, 12-12-12 program. Our mission is to form exemplary family physicians by combining superior training, outstanding residents and faculty and compassionate service; all in the setting of a community health center dedicated to care for the underserved. Residents and faculty are vocation-minded, with an emphasis on care for the medically vulnerable and global health. The program offers a Sports Medicine Fellowship, Global Health Track, Hospice/Palliative Care training, and a Spanish language track. Our health system provides medical, dental and behavioral health care and operates within an FQHC and level III recognized PCMH.
Mission & Passions
To form exemplary family physicians by combining superior training, outstanding residents and faculty and compassionate service, all in the setting of a community health center dedicated to care for the underserved.
Job Title - Family Medicine Residency Faculty
Job Description -
Family Medicine Residency Program is seeking a full time Family Medicine residency faculty member with OB and Spanish bilingual skills optional but preferred for the purpose of training family medicine residents and medical students in inpatient and outpatient settings.
Must have a genuine desire to continuously learn and provide high quality patient care.
Teaching, supervision, and evaluation of residents in outpatient clinic settings, including performance of outpatient procedures and review of related medical records created by trainees.
Teaching, supervision and evaluation of residents in hospital settings, including adult, pediatric, and adult ICU care. Supervision of residents in OB including the labor and delivery setting is preferred. Some supervision of resident patient care in the emergency room will also be required. This will include leading rounds, bedside teaching, writing attending notes and supervision of procedures as well as supervising interactions with consultants.
Participate in providing structured teaching experiences for residents and medical students through methods such as lectures, discussion groups and case conferences.
Participate in faculty meetings and conferences and in faculty decision-making processes.
Participate in interviewing and evaluation of residency applicants.
Direct patient care activities through continuity outpatient care in the Family Health Center and/or other HOTCHC clinical sites.
Supervision of mid-level providers in the outpatient setting
Attend assigned faculty, departmental, and committee conferences/meetings.
Participate in ongoing quality improvement projects.
Participate in faculty development activities
Other duties as assigned Faculty time is somewhat variable but will include 20-30% of time spent in direct patient care, 60-70% in teaching and resident/medical student supervision, with 10% administrative time. Each faculty member has 1 afternoon off each week.
Skills: Constant contact with fellow faculty, residents, employees, and patients in person, on the telephone, and in writing. Daily contact with residents, fellow faculty, and private attendings. A high level of professionalism is required as the faculty member must be able to communicate effectively, maintain excellent rapport, and instill confidence in patients, residents, and staff.
Education and Experience:
1. M.D. or D.O. degree from accredited school
2. Successful completion of a residency in Family Medicine
3. Current American Board of Family Medicine Certification
4. Current, unrestricted Texas Licensure with TSBME and DPS.
5. Current, unrestricted DEA license.
6. Obstetrical skills including Cesarean Section skills preferred but not obligatory
7. Spanish language skills preferred but not obligatory
8. Private practice experience preferred