Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Professor or Higher-Division Chief of PM&R (Orthopaedics)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Functions as the Division Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR).
  • Provide clinical and administrative leadership of the PMR division in collaboration with the Orthopaedic Surgery department chair.
  • Act as key liaison between the PMR division, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and PLFSOM and TTUHSC El Paso.
  • Establish quality metrics for the PMR division.
  • Establish annual staff physician goals and objectives in collaboration with individual physicians within their division.
  • Evaluate the performance of the physicians in the division annually. Establish remediation plan for underperforming physicians.
  • Establish and demonstrate effort to achieve annual division chief goals and objectives ( e.g. personal, divisional, and departmental).
  • Provide vision and development of the research and/or scholarship endeavors of the division including research initiatives by other members of the PMR division.
  • Engage in advancement of scientific knowledge through rese&ch and/or scholarship.
  • Hold divisional meetings regularly and communicate institutional messages to staff promptly.
  • Provide patient care in the inpatient and ontpatient settings affiliated with a Level I Trauma Center.
  • Support and/or develop the medical education programs and activities of the PMR Division, including but not limited to:
  • Provide direct supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services when applicable.
  • Participate in the teaching and supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals assigned to the division.
  • Supervise and teach residents and medical students in classroom and clinical settings.
  • Serve the academic community through participations in institutional governance, such as committee work and other administrative duties.
  • Contribute to the community through academically-related public service complementary to the institutional mission.
  • Ensure compliance with HIP AA and billing regulations.
  • Adhere to institutional and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
* Bilingual in English/Spanish
* Established national reputation for the rank of Professor.

HSC - El Paso

Orthopaedics Elp

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Job Group
Associate Professor


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
* M.D. or/ D.O. Degree
* Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation
* Texas licensure or eligibility for licensure in Texas
* Board certification by the American Board Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
* Regional or emerging national reputation

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Jeanne Clery Act
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