Job posting number: #7151664
Posted: June 2, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionOrganizational Unit Overview
The Obstetric hospitalist (aka laborist) physicians will provide inpatient ObGyn care at ECU Health Medical Center. Physicians working in these positions can work 14 (12 hour) shifts per month, or 7 (24 hour) shifts per month. The shifts will include weekend and holiday coverage as required. These positions are a new a new addition to our approach to providing efficient, effective, and high-quality care to our patients.
The mission of the Department of OB GYN encompasses the triad of academic medicine: leadership in patient care, teaching of medical students and resident physicians, and the pursuit of clinical and basic science research. The department supports a four-year, fully accredited residency in obstetrics and gynecology and provides education for medical students on a continual basis. The Vision is to be the best rural academic OBGYN program in the country. Our mission is to make eastern CN a healthy place for women and infants to live and thrive, and our goal is to develop clinicians who through clinical practice, teaching service and research lead regionally in providing OBGYN care, becoming a national model for clinically effective and innovation women’s healthcare.
The Department of OB GYN currently includes: 11 OB GYN in the General OB GYN Division, 4 in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, 1 Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Additional sub-specialists include: 1 GYN Oncologist, 1 Urogynecologist. In addition, there are 3 Certified Nurse Midwives.
OBGYN Hospitalist responsibilities include evaluation and management of patients in the OB-ED and L&D, attending deliveries, and assisting in the care of patients of community OB/GYNs. Responsibilities also include performing surgical procedures, performing inpatient gynecological consults, and managing gynecologic emergencies. Additionally, hospitalists will be actively involved in the teaching and supervising of medical students, residents, and multidisciplinary team members providing clinical care.
Fixed Term or Tenure Track position available at the title/rank of Clinical Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor/Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor/Professor.
12 month position with anticipated start date of 8.1.23.
Contingent upon availability of funds.
Candidates must possess an MD or DO degree from an accredited institution
Candidates must be eligible for medical practice in the State of North Carolina by the time of employment.
Candidates must qualify for medical staff privileges at ECU Health Medical Center
Candidates must have successful completion of OBGYN residency, be board certified or eligible with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and have a minimum of 1 year of clinical practice.
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
North Carolina Medical License
Board certified with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)
At the time of employment two or three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required. Please be aware that if selected for an interview, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.