OB Hospitalist - Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Oct 13, 2024

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Part Time
Position Type
About Us:
For more than 25 years, expectant parents from all 50 states and more than 70 countries have found hope at the Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Our team has made amazing breakthroughs in the highly specialized field of fetal medicine, and we are one of only a few programs to offer comprehensive prenatal diagnosis, fetal therapy and the option of delivering at a leading pediatric hospital in the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit (SDU). Since opening in 1995, the Center has helped more than 27,800 expectant parents and performed over 2,000 surgeries, more than any other program in the world. Our teams sees rare, complex anomalies every day – a level of experience that contributes to the best possible outcomes and future breakthroughs.

Job Summary:
The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment/Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a board certified ObGyn Hospitalist to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team in a very unique obstetrical care unit.
The primary focus of the Hospitalist will be the clinical care of obstetrical patients in the Special Delivery Unit over an average of 6 parttime-8 fulltime shifts per month.

Responsibilities will include care for antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum patients within one unit. Additional responsibilities include the perioperative management of fetal surgical patients. Care coordination occurs in conjunction with CNMs, NPS, nurses, anesthesiologists, MFMs and various pediatric surgical subspecialists and neonatologists. Labor and delivery management includes primary or assistant surgeon in cesarean, operative vaginal and spontaneous vaginal deliveries.

Candidates must have demonstrated capability and experience in providing evidence-based and patient-centered OB/GYN care and in collaborating and coordinating care in clinical teams that enhance the patient experience with a commitment to excellence in clinical are, patient safety, and patient satisfaction.
The successful candidate must hold and MD or DO degree and be Board Certified in OB/GYN at the time of hire. A minimum of 5 years post-residency experience is preferred. Experience in high volume/high-risk obstetrics is also preferred.

Education Qualifications
  • Doctorate Medicine (MD) or Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Required
Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of hospital policies, practices and protocols as well as applicable regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of computer systems and applications. (Required proficiency)
  • Skills in exercising initiative, judgment, problem-solving, decision-making. (Required proficiency)
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public. (Required proficiency)
  • Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports. (Required proficiency)
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and electronic). (Required proficiency)
Licenses and Certifications
  • Medical License - in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and any states practicing in - upon hire - Required and
  • Board Certification - Medical Sub/Specialty - - upon hire - Required and
  • DEA License - - upon hire - Required

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community. As a condition of employment, CHOP employees who work in patient care buildings or who have patient-facing responsibilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive an annual influenza vaccine. Learn more.

Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons. Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.

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