The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an experienced Clinical Ethics Manager to help lead the Center’s robust clinical ethics services. 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 clinical ethics programs in the country, serving adult, pediatric, private, and public hospital systems through its core faculty, fellows, staff, and secondary faculty.
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:
Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Center’s clinical ethics consultation services at affiliate hospital locations
Assures programs perform based on best practices, identifies and acts on opportunities for growth and improvement
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
Develops measurements and metrics to assess program impact and satisfaction
Develops and maintains clinical ethics consult database programs
Analyzes data with faculty program directors and Center leadership, using data to work collaboratively with affiliate partners and team members to continually enhance performance, identify and categorize trends, and positively effect outcomes and satisfaction
Prepares reports for program, Center, and affiliate hospital leadership as well as prepares meeting material for regularly occurring programmatic meetings
Manages the on-call schedule for clinical ethics consultants using QGenda
Oversees credentialing process with affiliate hospitals for faculty, fellows, and staff
Organizes and maintains clinical ethics educational opportunities, including Bioethics Grand Rounds and other CME programs as required
Assists with policy development and programmatic papers
Oversees the clinical ethics fellowship consortium
Serves as the administrative contact for clinical ethics fellows, including recruitment and onboarding
Serves as the administrative contact between the clinical ethics programs and affiliate hospital partners
Facilitates a cohesive clinical ethics program at the Center and builds collaborative opportunities across various institutions
Other job duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare, bioethics, or related field required
Master’s degree in business administration, healthcare administration, bioethics or related field preferred
2-3 years of relevant work experience in a hospital or related setting
Interest or experience with bioethics and/or clinical ethics preferred
Experience in project management, planning, and execution
Knowledge and experience with EPIC, QGenda, database management preferred
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
Ability to display a professional, positive attitude and high degree of flexibility in accepting work assignments
Those interested in this position should submit a cover letter and resume. The letter should include the names and contact information for three persons willing to provide a reference.
Internal Number: 216634DP
About Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is dedicated to encouraging critical reflection on ethical and policy challenges in healthcare and biomedical research.