Academic OB Laborist

Merritt Hawkins
Norfolk, Virginia
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Full Time
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Job Description & Requirements
Academic OB Laborist in Virginia
StartDate: ASAP

The Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the Norfolk-Virginia Beach region of Virginia, seeks an OBGYN-Laborist for a predominately clinical position. The successful candidate will join a large group that includes multiple labor and delivery physicians, MFMs, and generalists. Candidates must be board-eligible or certified in OBGYN and willing to practice in team-based perinatal care emphasizing safety, quality, and communication.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Exposure to exciting cases and opportunities to learn and grow
  • Teach residents, interns, and medical students
  • Excellent work-life balance with a flexible schedule: Choose 12- or 24-hour shifts
  • No additional call beyond 14 shifts per month is expected
  • Assist an underserved patient population in a supportive and collegial environment
  • Join a large group, including multiple labor and delivery physicians, MFMs, and generalists

About EVMS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of the leading departments of EVMS, providing advanced and comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic services to the community. Inpatient obstetrical care coverage is provided at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH), a quaternary-level hospital and flagship of Sentara Health Systems. Obstetrical care is shared between general obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine divisions and includes laborists, medical students, residents, and fellows actively participating in obstetrical care. SNGH is the high-risk obstetric referral hospital for Southeastern Virginia and Northern North Carolina, with about 3,500 deliveries annually and 650 maternal transports per year.

Community Information Live in Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk, VA, is centrally located in the 1.8-million-person Hampton Roads area on the Chesapeake Bay, just a short drive from the Virginia Beach oceanfront. With vibrant downtown energy and warm historic neighborhood charm, it's no wonder why Norfolk was named "America's Favorite City" (Travel + Leisure 2017).?Miles of shoreline, including Virginia Beach, make Norfolk an outside lover's paradise.
  • Beautiful Hampton Roads area and a 20-minute drive to Virginia Beach
  • Rated No. 3 on the index of Emerging Creative Hubs in the US (WeTransfer's 2022)
  • No. 9 Best City for US doctors (The Darwinian Doctor 2021)
  • Affordable housing, including Colonial-inspired townhomes, waterfront condos, and downtown lofts
  • Nearby historic district (Ghent) walkable from the medical center, with many amenities
  • A lower cost of living than the national average
  • Virginia is a 2022 Best Place to Practice (Medscape)
  • Enjoy a biking/pedestrian culture and a plethora of outdoor activities afforded by 144 miles of shoreline
  • Indulge in a world-class culinary scene starring fresh seafood, Spanish tapas, and Southern-fried chicken and biscuits
  • Explore countless recreational options, including golf, local wineries and breweries, museums, zoos, gardens, and performing arts venues
  • Easy access to Washington, DC, and the Shenandoah/Blue Ridge Mountains

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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