Job Description: Combined Family Medicine residency faculty/Clinical Provider Group position with the purpose of training family medicine residents and medical students and providing direct inpatient and outpatient care in pediatric medicine in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Outpatient teaching and patient care activities occur at the MacArthur Pediatric Clinic and all clinical sites that are part of Heart of Texas Community Health Center (HOTCHC). Inpatient activities occur at BaylorScott and White Hillcrest Medical Center and Ascension Providence Health Center.
1.Possess a genuine desire to continuously learn and provide high quality patient care.
2.Provide direct patient care in outpatient continuity clinics at MacArthur Pediatric Clinic and/or other HOTCHC clinical sites.
3.Teach, supervise, and evaluate residents in outpatient clinic settings, including performance of outpatient procedures and review of related medical records created by trainees.
4.Teach, supervise and evaluate residents in hospital pediatric care. This will include leading rounds and bedside teaching, writing attending notes, supervising procedures, and monitoring interactions with consultants.
5.Provide structured teaching experiences for residents and medical students through methods such as lectures, discussion groups and case conferences.
6.Participate in faculty meetings and conferences and in faculty decision-making processes.
7.Supervise mid-level providers in the outpatient setting
1.Attend assigned faculty, departmental, and committee conferences/meetings in both the clinic and hospital setting.
2.Participate in ongoing quality improvement projects.
3.Participate in faculty development activities
4.Other duties as assigned
Faculty time is somewhat variable but will include 60 – 70 % of time spent in direct patient care, 20-30% in teaching and resident/medical student supervision, and 10% administrative time. Each faculty member has 1 afternoon off each week.
Human Relations: Constant contact with fellow faculty, residents, clinical group members, employees, patients and private community pediatricians in person, on the telephone, and in writing. 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 Pediatric Medicine
3.Current American Board of Pediatrics certification
4.Current, unrestricted Texas Licensure with TSBME and DPS.
5.Current, unrestricted DEA license.
6.Spanish language skills preferred but not obligatory
7.Private practice experience preferred
The following list includes tasks that are representative of those required of a faculty member in the Family Medicine Residency Program. The list is not meant to be all inclusive, nor does it constitute all performance measures or standards. It does not preclude the residency from temporarily restructuring faculty duties as it deems appropriate for faculty with acute illness, injury, or other circumstances of a temporary nature.
The faculty member, without use of an intermediary, must be able to:
Effectively supervise and teach residents and students
Take a history and perform a physical examination
Administer injections and obtain blood samples
Use sterile technique and universal precautions
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation including maintaining current certification in BLS, NRP and PALS
Move throughout the clinical sites and hospitals to address routine and emergent patient care needs
Communicate with patients and staff, verbally and otherwise in a manner that exhibits good professional judgment and good listening skills and is appropriate for the professional setting
Demonstrate timely, consistent, and reliable follow-up on patient care issues, such as laboratory results, patient phone calls, or other requests
Input and retrieve computer data through a keyboard and read a computer screen
Read charts and vital sign monitors
Perform documentation procedures within the EPIC electronic medical record such as Progress Notes, Refill/Telephone Encounters etc, and complete necessary paperwork in a timely fashion
Manage multiple patient care duties at the same time
Make judgments and decisions regarding complicated, undifferentiated disease presentations in a timely fashion in emergency, ambulatory, and hospital settings
Demonstrate organizational skills required to care for 12 or more outpatient cases per half day
Work varied duty hours including some nights, weekends, and holidays
Travel to and between multiple clinical sites that may not be readily accessible by public transportation
Take call for periods of up to 2 weeks at a time from home, with trips to the hospital as required by patient conditions during that time
Present well-organized case presentations and lectures to other physicians or supervisors both in-person and by telephone.
Participate in, as interest and time allow, clinical research opportunities
Be familiar with, and exemplify, WFMRP program Goals and Objectives
Internal Number: WFMRPPediFac02
About Heart of Texas Community Health Center, dba Family Health Center,
Heart of Texas Community Health Center, dba the Family Health Center, is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in sunny Waco, Texas, and serving a population of approximately 60,000 patients across our 14 clinic sites between McLennan and Bell Counties. We operate the oldest Family Medicine residency west of the Mississippi, the Waco Family Medicine Residency Program, currently ranked 13th in the nation on Doximity, with a Family Medicine Board pass rate of 100% for the past 9 years. Our services include Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Dentistry and Behavioral Health, with a full service counseling department and social workers embedded in the care teams at many of our clinic sites for point of care behavioral health intervention. We are committed to providing compassionate, equitable and holistic healthcare for our entire community, particularly our most vulnerable neighbors, and to training the next generation of healthcare professionals to do so with excellence.