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Laborist BC/BE

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Closing date
Dec 6, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
The Department of OB/GYN is currently seeking full-time dedicated staff members to serve as Laborists at our maternity hospitals, located in the Western and Eastern suburbs of Cleveland. The Department of OB/GYN within the Obstetrics & Gynecology Institute (OGI) at the Cleveland Clinic is a nationally recognized academic program with a unique residency program and multiple fellowships. Our primary maternity units at Fairview & Hillcrest Hospitals have busy obstetrical services, with 4500 -5500 deliveries annually. These hospitals provide level IV maternal level care and level III neonatal care.

The Laborist is a critical part of our group practice model and oversees perinatal safety at the birthing center with responsibility over both quality and safety. The Laborist functions as the team lead for the provider group within labor and delivery. Our highly integrated and supportive obstetric team consists of Laborists, OB/GYN Hospitalists, OB/GYN Generalists, Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists, Certified Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, and Residents. The Laborist role involves managing the obstetric unit, participating in labor management, obstetric triage and support of maternal fetal medicine service. The Laborist also provides support and consultation to midwifery and Family Medicine services.

This position offers a competitive salary, an unparalleled comprehensive benefit package and endless opportunities for professional growth and development only limited by the candidate s imagination. The Laborist is afforded an excellent work-life balance with an average of 7 twenty-four hour shifts per month. The successful candidate should be board eligible/certified and preferably have experience in a busy obstetrical practice. This position balances clinical and academic responsibilities, including supervision of the OB/GYN Hospitalist Fellow, OB/GYN residents and medical students, along with the potential for faculty appointment at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

Those interested should submit a cover letter and CV addressed to:

Edward Chien, MD, MD, MBA, FACOG, FSMFM

Department Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology


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Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body.

Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit, multispecialty academic medical center that's recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world for its expertise and care. Cleveland Clinic integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation s best hospitals in its annual America s Best Hospitals survey. Among Cleveland Clinic s 72,500 employees worldwide are more than 5,050 salaried physicians and researchers, and 17,800 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic is a 6,500-bed health system that includes a 173-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 21 hospitals, more than 220 outpatient facilities, including locations in northeast Ohio; southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2022, there were 12.8 million total outpatient visits, 303,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 270,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic s health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 185 countries.

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Cleveland Clinic Health System administers an influenza prevention program. You will be required to comply with the program, which will include obtaining an influenza vaccination or an exemption.

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