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Nocturnist - Laborist (OB/GYN)

Axia Women’s Health
Indianapolis, Indiana
Closing date
May 8, 2025

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Full Time
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Castle Connolly has named Axia Women’s Health its #1 Physician Practice in the United States for Women’s Health.

Southside OB/GYN, an Axia Women's Health Care Center, is seeking OB/GYN Nocturnists/Laborists to join their established practice covering 12-14 Nocturnist shifts per month (Friday-Monday shifts and some T-Th shifts as needed)

Affiliated Hospital:

  • Franciscan Health Indianapolis
  • 24/7 Anesthesia covering L&D
  • Robotics
  • MFM, Neonatologists & Advanced Neonatal Practitioners

Position Summary:


The OB/GYN Nocturnist/Laborist provides comprehensive care to pregnant women, delivers babies, and manages gynecological emergencies.


  • Provide obstetric and gynecological care to patients during shifts.
  • Conduct prenatal assessments, including routine check-ups and screenings, to monitor the health of pregnant women and their babies.
  • Attend deliveries and assist in the management of labor and childbirth, including performing cesarean sections and other surgical interventions as needed.
  • Evaluate and manage obstetric emergencies such as preterm labor, preeclampsia, and fetal distress.
  • Assess and treat gynecological conditions, including menstrual disorders, pelvic pain, and reproductive tract infections.
  • Perform surgical procedures related to obstetrics and gynecology, such as hysterectomies, tubal ligations, and diagnostic laparoscopies.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including nurses, midwives, neonatologists, and other specialists to ensure coordinated care for patients.
  • Document patient encounters, medical histories, and treatment plans accurately and comprehensively in electronic medical records.
  • Stay up-to-date with advances in obstetrics and gynecology through continuing medical education and professional development activities.
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards in medical practice, including patient confidentiality and informed consent.



  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited institution.
  • Completion of residency training in obstetrics and gynecology.
  • Board certification or eligibility in obstetrics and gynecology.
  • Active Indiana Medical license and DEA, or ability to obtain.
  • Demonstrated clinical competence in obstetric and gynecological care, including surgical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with patients and healthcare team members.
  • Ability to work independently and make quick, evidence-based decisions in high-pressure situations.
  • Willingness to work overnight shifts on a regular basis, including weekends and holidays.


  • Senior Physician Status Eligibility (Partnership-track)!
  • Company-paid Indiana Medical license, DEA, & Hospital credentialing!
  • Company-paid Malpractice Insurance coverage!
  • Full-time benefit eligibility beginning the first of the month after hire with choice of multiple medical insurance plans.
  • 401(k) matching!
  • Generous PTO, including PTO for CME!
  • Reimbursement allowance for approved professional expenses!
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability!
  • Additional insurance options including dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, FSA, HSA, identity theft, long term care, pet insurance and more!

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