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Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2021
JOB TITLE: Clinical Operations Associate – Clinical Ethics
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
LOCATION: Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
CONTACT: Oprah Garrett

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an experienced Clinical Operations Associate to manage the daily administrative and operational aspects of the Center’s robust clinical ethics services at our affiliate partners at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital.

The Center’s mission in clinical ethics is to serve as national leaders in exemplary ethics consultation and education driven by innovative research and the development of transformative policies and practices, with the goal of enhancing the quality of healthcare within diverse institutions. The Center has one of the largest and highest volume clinical ethics programs in the country.

The successful candidate will work closely with Center leadership, faculty program directors, and affiliate partners of our clinical ethics service lines to advance and accomplish the overall mission and goals of the programs.

Primary duties and responsibilities:
• Responsible for the day-to-day administrative and operational aspects of the Center’s clinical ethics consultation services at affiliate hospital locations
• Responsible for complex meeting scheduling related to the clinical ethics services including program and committee meetings and prepares meeting material for regularly occurring programmatic meetings • Prepares and manages the on-call schedule for clinical ethics consultants using QGenda • Oversees credentialing process with affiliate hospitals for faculty, fellows, and staff • Together with faculty program directors and Center leadership, develops plans for short-term and long term success by translating goals into program specific objectives and priorities
• Maintains clinical ethics consult databases
• Prepares and conducts regular QI activities related to the clinical ethics services
• Prepares reports for program, Center, and affiliate hospital leadership
• Organizes ethics related educational activities at the affiliate hospital sites, including Grand Rounds including the accreditation process for CME credit related to educational activities
• Oversees the administrative aspects of the clinical ethics fellowship program for the cohort of four fellows
• Manages the programmatic budgets for the various clinical services
• Serves as the administrative contact between the clinical ethics programs and stakeholders at our affiliate hospitals
• Other job duties as assigned

• Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare, or related field required
• 2 years of relevant work experience in a hospital or related setting
• Interest or experience with bioethics and/or clinical ethics preferred
• Demonstrated experience in project management, process improvement, planning, and execution • Knowledge and experience with EPIC, QGenda, database management, project management software • Will require occasional flexibility in scheduling for early morning meetings and after hours Grand Rounds • Ability to display a professional, positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills and communication
skills required and must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, efficient, and strong organizational skills
• Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in accepting work assignments with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks, understand processes, and resolve issues

How to Apply
Those interested in this position should submit a resume and cover letter indicating their desire to be considered. Please apply at:

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Salary Range: Up to $62,500

About the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world’s largest medical center, Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates.

The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy has 15 primary faculty members, 31 secondary faculty, 24 scholars, and 36 fellows and staff, housed on the main Baylor campus in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

For more information about Baylor College of Medicine and the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, visit our website at

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty, and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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