All Ranks considered - Maternal Fetal Medicine and Clinical Director, Women's Health, Perinatal Ser
Department of Women's Health - Dell Medical School - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Sep 25, 2017
The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking an exceptional leader to join the Department of Women's Health as Maternal Fetal Medicine and Clinical Director, Women's Health, Perinatal Services.
The Department of Women's Health encompasses the full range of subspecialties including specialists in Academic General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, and Reproductive Endocrinology collaboratively with the community.
The Maternal Fetal Medicine and Clinical Director, Women's Health, Perinatal Services will lead the design and development of perinatal services within the Department of Women's Health. They will build collaborative partnership models across disciplines with community physicians to ensure the provision of comprehensive, multi-disciplinary obstetrics care. The care delivery platform will serve to educate the next generation of leaders in maternal obstetrics and to contribute to investigation and discovery in the area of maternal fetal medicine.
Specific job responsibilities will include:
- Leading the design, implementation and iteration of a value-based high-risk obstetrics care
- Fostering care integration across the community and within hospital facilities
- Developing new cross-continuum, multidisciplinary care pathways for priority areas based on best-available clinical evidence, including referral guidelines for primary care providers and management guidelines for post-acute providers
- Creation of care guidelines and best practices for obstetrics for the Department of Women's Health where national guidelines do not currently exist
- Participation with the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the development and dissemination of national care guidelines and best practices
- Ensuring the incorporation of relevant registries and patient-reported outcomes into clinical workflows for the purposes of measuring clinical quality
- Developing partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and post-acute providers in Austin and Central Texas
- Training and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows on new models of care and clinical practice
- Facilitating the acquisition and accreditation for a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine
- Collaborating with other schools at the University of Texas at Austin and across the University of Texas system on multidisciplinary, value-based care models
- Medical degree from an accredited medical school
- Board certification in maternal fetal medicine
- Eligible for a faculty appointment
- Record of leadership and achievement in academic medicine
- Evidence of scholarly productivity
- Experience with value-based care delivery and integrated practice models
Interested parties must submit a letter of interest and updated CV to this job posting.
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.