Obstetrics and Gynecology Family Planning

Christiana Care
Newark, Delaware
Closing date
Oct 20, 2023

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ChristianaCare is searching for a full time BC/BE OBGYN Physician with Family Planning Fellowship Training. This candidate will join an established and collegial practice with other Family Planning Faculty. Responsibilities will focus on the full scope of family planning services including abortion care, complex contraception, advocacy and resident education. The role would also encompass general obstetric and gynecological care. Duties will include on call coverage.

At ChristianaCare, women's health is a priority. We recognize that by helping the women in our community to improve their health, we help everyone in our community. That's why we've brought together the full spectrum of comprehensive, integrated, high-quality health care services for women at every age and stage of life. Because of our commitment to women's health, Christiana Care has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services as the region's only National Community Center of Excellence in Women's Health and was ranked as the number 42 best provider in obstetrics and gynecology by US News and world Reports.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enhance the provision of family planning and all reproductive health services through structural change, education and ongoing research.

  • Provide mentorship, teaching and instruction and support research to OB-GYN faculty, fellows, residents and medical students.

  • Evaluate, diagnose, and treat general obstetrical and gynecological patients.

  • Consultations for second trimester pregnancies requiring termination (IUFD, anomalies, maternal health, social indications)

  • Consultations for contraception

Position Qualifications

  • Post-graduate degree from an accredited medical institution

  • Completion of accredited OB/GYN-residency

  • Completed a family planning fellowship or comparable work experience.

  • Extended knowledge of OB/GYN-related issues Board-eligible or Board-certified

  • Qualified to achieve active staff status in the ChristianaCare OB/GYN Department

About ChristianaCare
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

Benefits of Living in the Delaware Valley
Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Delaware.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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