The Seton Family of Doctors and the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin are seeking a BC/BE, Family Medicine Physician for the CommUnityCare Southeast Health and Wellness Clinic. CommUnityCare is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Successful candidates will join a team of 21 residents, 8 faculty physicians and 1 behavioral health faculty member.
Dell Medical School’s mission is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by:
Seton (Ascension) and Dell Medical School are partnering closely with the community and regional healthcare providers and payers to provide new models for health promotion, healthcare delivery, and clinical care for the community’s underserved population.
The SEHWC is a result of a collaborative effort involving the Southeast Austin community, Central Health, and CommUnityCare. The site offers a full range of healthcare services, including dental care, family medicine, internal medicine, specialty care, behavioral health, radiology, and an on-site pharmacy. Additional community resources are available including meeting rooms, exercise spaces, and a demonstration kitchen.
The Seton Family of Doctors and the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin are seeking a BC/BE, Family Medicine Physician for the CommUnityCare Southeast Health and Wellness Clinic as an outpatient-focused clinician- educator in collaboration with CommUnityCare, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and main teaching site for our Family Medicine residency program.
Family & Community Medicine will be key to developing and maintaining strong and effective primary care and community engagement activities within the Dell Medical School. In addition, training medical students and residents in Family & Community Medicine is a key component of the Dell Medical School’s strategy to help make Austin and Travis County a model healthy community.
Development of a strong primary care presence for care delivery, education, and research is essential for meeting the goals of Dell Medical School. This position will include direct patient care for a vulnerable patient population; precepting of residents in their continuity clinic work; teaching of medical students during their longitudinal care experience; and mentoring of student projects in population health and care transformation.
This clinic provides the following services:
Successful candidates will have the ability to demonstrate clinical excellence, organizational and leadership skills for a Family Medicine faculty position to include faculty clinical practice, interest and skill in medical education to include resident physician supervision in the ambulatory and in-patient settings, medical student precepting and other duties/responsibilities as assigned for this faculty position. Academic appointment through University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School, Department of Population Health, Division of Family & Community Medicine.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Seton Healthcare Family is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an 11-county population of 1.9 million. Seton operates 5 major medical centers, including the region's only Level I Trauma Centers for adult and pediatrics and a dedicated children's hospital.
The Dell Medical School, the first new medical school to be built at a tier one research university in nearly 50 years, welcomed its inaugural class in 2016. The school is committed to redesigning academic medicine and revolutionizing how people get and stay healthy, by educating leaders, developing new models of care, and advancing innovation from health products to health care delivery.
The Seton Healthcare Family is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Hiring is contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state of Texas.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
• Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board.
• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
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