Baylor University Medical Center has 952 licensed beds and serves as the flagship facility of Baylor Scott & White Health – North Texas. Offering one of only three Level I Trauma centers in Dallas, with over 106,000 emergency visits annually, Baylor University Medical Center is a national leader is solid organ transplantation and enjoys the distinction of recently being reaccredited for the third time as a Magnet hospital by the ANCC.
With total assets of $9 billion and serving a population larger than the state of Virginia, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 50 hospitals, more than 900 access points, more than 6,000 active physicians, 40,000 employees, and the Scott & White Health Plan. The Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance has been awarded a three-year accreditation as a Level 2 Accountable Care Organization by the nonprofit National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer of Baylor University Medical Center, the associate chief medical officer will lead quality initiatives, peer review, clinical planning, and oversee credentialing and privileging. This role will develop innovative approaches to maximize care delivery, transitions of care, optimization of utilization and throughput activities, and serve as a physician champion for the EPIC electronic medical record.
- Active Texas medical license, or eligible for licensure in the state of Texas. Current board certification.
- A minimum of five years’ clinical and administrative leadership experience in a large, complex hospital with proven acumen managing physicians, leading process improvement, recruiting clinicians, and improving inpatient utilization metrics.
- Training and experience in quality improvement, patient safety, and medical staff development activities also desirable.
- Background in EMR implementation and improvement of inpatient throughput highly preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, providing effective communication, both verbal and written, and experience working within a highly complex, matrixed organization.