Laborist

Employer
Penn Medicine
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 28, 2020
Closes
Sep 28, 2021
Ref
2056784
Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
Pennsylvania Hospital is located at 8th and Spruce Streets in the historic Society Hill district of Philadelphia. The nation's first hospital has been a leader in patient care, treatment techniques and medical research for over 260 years.  

The Laborist Practice at Pennsylvania Hospital is seeking a full-time OB/GYN physician to join their team. Pennsylvania Hospital is the premier hospital in the area for obstetric care. This established team of Laborists consists of 4 core physician FTE’s.

The position will focus on the care of expecting patients on Labor & Delivery, the Birthing Suite, OB triage area, antepartum unit and post-partum coverage. This model allows for immediate availability of attending physicians for patients laboring in Labor & Delivery. There are always 1 or more OB/GYN attendings, as well as a midwife, on L&D at any given time working alongside the laborist.

There is always a laborist at PAH working on L&D. It is expected that each laborist will cover L&D for a total of 80 (eighty) 24-hour "in-house" shifts/year, with each laborist doing an average of almost 2 (two) 24-hour shifts/week.

The Laborists also play a key role within Pennsylvania Hospital's OB/GYN Residency program, actively teaching and supervising interns, residents and Penn medical students. Opportunities will also be available for Laborists to pick up extra L&D shifts as well as time supervising residents in GYN surgery and outpatient clinics for extra compensation.

Interested candidates may send their CV’s directly to Courtney Earp, Penn Medicine Physician recruiter, at Courtney.earp@pennmedicine.upenn.edu.

Requirements:

Candidate must be Board Certified/Board Eligible OB/GYN Physician, with a current state and DEA license.

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

To apply, visit:
www.PennMedicine.org/PhysicianCareers
Search for Job ID #84568.

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