Overview

In Bay City, TX: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full-time OBGYN Physician who will focus on Women’s Health and responsible for general medical care for women, but also provide care related to pregnancy and the reproductive system.

Job Overview:

  • Prevent, diagnose, and treat general health problems with the focus on ailments specific to the female anatomy, such as breast and cervical cancer, urinary tract and pelvic disorders, and hormonal disorders.
  • Specialize in childbirth, treating and counseling women throughout their pregnancy, from giving prenatal diagnoses to delivery and postpartum care.
  • Track the health of and treat both mother and fetus as the pregnancy progresses.
  • Assess and treat females suffering from medical diseases and disorders
  • Perform regular checkups to ensure good health and perform corrective surgery.
  • Supervise medical staff in clinical activities
  • Serve as a member of the Medical Peer Review Committee, the QI/QA Committee, Compliance Performance Improvement Committee and report to the CEO and Board of Directors any negative issues of compliance or review.
  • Act as liaison between the health center and the local medical community.
  • Coordinate services provided by sub-contract medical groups.

No agencies, please. TACHC does not accept solicitations from outside recruitment agencies.

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Practice Description

We are a 501C3 Nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center. Our health center has 6 clinical departments: Behavioral Health, Dental, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Women's Health, and Vision. We saw over 9,000 unduplicated patients in 2017. Our health center is in the process of integrating behavioral health and primary care. We offer the following free services: • Discount Mammograms (The Rose) • Free Diabetic Classes • Discounts on Vision Exams and Eye Glasses • Free books to children • Partners with the Safe Rider Program/MHM HASA • Free Transportation • Prescription Assistance Program • Outreach in the community. Our health center values education, therefore, partners with all major educational institutions from local high schools to UTMB Medical Students. We partner with all local, state, and national organizations for the betterment of our patients and the community. 

 

Community Description

Home to roughly 18,000 residents, Bay City is located along the Gulf Coast of Texas. It is an hour and a half south of Houston. Bay City is home to the Matagorda County Birding Nature Center, a 35-acre expanse of gardens and wildlife along the Colorado River of Texas. Other attractions include the Matagorda County Museum, Market Days every 3rd Saturday, and a variety of small shops and boutiques downtown. The Bay City Art League, also located here, has recently undergone major renovations and is currently working to revitalize the art scene in Matagorda County. In addition, the Bay City Community Theatre group (CAST) regularly produces shows at various local venues.

The Bay City Independent School District (BCISD) serves an average of 4,000 students through three elementary schools, a junior high and a state-of-the-art high school.  Bay City schools offer a wide range of fine arts courses as well as career and technology education.   In coordination with Wharton Junior College, the district offers AP/Dual Credit courses and a career and technology articulated curriculum.   This articulation agreement lets our high school students earn credit for college majors while still in high school.   Students can choose from 50 Career and Technology Education (CTE) courses in ten different Career Pathways:  Agriculture; Health Science; Human Services; Hospitality and Tourism; Transportation; Distribution and Logistics; Manufacturing; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; Architecture and Construction; Arts and Audio Visual Technology and Communications; and Business and Finance.  Our younger students even have the opportunity to earn high school credits while in junior high.

For additional information on housing, please visit: http://www.visitbaycity.org/new-resident/housing/

Bay City is perfect for those of us who won't sacrifice our small town life for city traffic or crime, but who enjoy visiting a big city a few times a year.  Bay City is only sixty minutes away from Houston, the largest city in Texas, with a myriad of world class art performances, professional sports games and medical facilities. 

Houston is home to major symphony, ballet, opera and theater companies of worldwide acclaim and with a theater district that includes 17 blocks of performing arts venues.  Families visiting the city will want to see the Museum of Natural Science, Contemporary Arts Museum, Children’s Museum of Houston, or Kipp Aquarium and Houston Zoo.  

And for all the sports fans, professional sports teams include NFL football with Houston Texans, NBA basketball with the Houston Rockets, Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros and MLS soccer with the Houston Dynamo.