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Physician OB/GYN Yale Health

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Closing date
Oct 27, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type

University Job Title: Physician

Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Time Type: Full time

Duration Type: Regular

Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations

Wage Ranges: Click to see our Wage Ranges

Work Location: Central Campus

Worksite Address: 55 Lock Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Searchable Job Family: Clinical, University Health

Total # of Hours to be Works: 37.5

Position Focus:
In 1971, Yale University established Yale Health to provide health services to its faculty, staff, and students through a multidisciplinary health maintenance organization located on campus. Yale Health has more than 47,000 members including students, staff, faculty and their families who come from every state in the country and almost every country in the world. We are celebrating over 50 years of service to the Yale community.

Our state-of-the-art facility at 55 Lock Street, is where our members receive most of their care from our 150+ providers. It is a 144,000-square-foot medical facility with over 90 exam rooms, an Acute Care Department, a 15-bed inpatient facility with two negative pressure rooms, a diagnostic imaging suite including MR and CT scan, x-ray and ultrasound, and a full-service retail pharmacy.

As a member of the Yale Health Department of Ob/Gyn, participate in providing high-quality, seamless, coordinated, and compassionate care at every patient encounter at Yale Health. The Yale Health Ob/Gyn physician provides the full spectrum of general obstetrical and gynecologic care, including outpatient, inpatient, labor and birth, emergencies, and GYN procedures, consults with and refers to subspecialists and coordinates care as appropriate, works to build and provide care for the welfare of all YHP patients, this includes their individual panel, as well as readily available as backup for other colleagues, cooperative and supportive of nurses and other front-line staff, willingness to see walk-in and call-in patients when asked by support staff, regularly attends and participates in department meetings and committee assignments and meets regularly with Department Chief and Manager. The OB/GYN physician will participate in on-call duty for an average of one in 6 to one in 7, with a post-call day off. The department averages 450 deliveries per year.

Essential Duties:

  • Defines and documents patients’ clinical problems and reaches proper diagnoses; plans and executes therapy in a timely manner; keeps records of care; provides consultation and teaching for midlevel clinicians.
  • Conducts rounds and signs out patients in a timely, thorough manner and answers calls and pages promptly.
  • Participates in hospital coverage, including: weekday and weekend on-call rotations, hospital rounds, overnight phone calls. 
  • Sees patients in Acute Care in rotation.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited medical school.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

  • Demonstrated clinical skills with the ability to assess and manage patient concerns as attested by colleagues and supervisors.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work positively and effectively with a diverse population.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

  • Ability to support staff with leadership, teaching and team building. Ability to lead and work as part of a collaborative and supportive team.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

  • Excellent attendance, punctuality and reliability.

Drug Screen: No

Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements:
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:
The University maintains policies pertaining to COVID-19. All faculty, staff, students, and trainees are required to comply with these policies, which may be found here:


Posting Disclaimer:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.


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