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Obstetrics/Gynecology Specialist

Obstetrics/Gynecology Specialist

Job Code

30000654

Basic Function

Provides specialized clinical services to JHAH patients for the diagnosis and management of gynecologic disorders and obstetrics.

Scope

The Obstetrician/Gynecologist Specialist is a staff member of the Mother and Child Health Institute, and provides clinical care and consultative services to inpatient and outpatients with gynecologic disorders or who require obstetrical care. Reports to the Unit Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Chair of the Mother and Child Health Institute.

Principal Contacts

Has daily contact with patients, family members, staff, nurses, allied health professionals, administrators and physicians.

Principal Duties

  1. Provides person-centered care and consultations to inpatients and outpatients in the area of expertise
  2. Provides diagnostic (including basic Obstetrics/Gyn Ultrasound) and therapeutic procedures in accordance with the highest standards of care and within the delineation of privileges as recommended by the Chief of the Division/Unit’s Physicians Manger, and approved by the JHAH Credentialing and Privileging Committee.
  3. Completes all medical documentation and reports in a timely and professional manner.
  4. Develops collegial relationships and works collaboratively other physicians, nurses, allied health providers, and administrators across departments and districts at JHAH. Actively participates as a member of multi-disciplinary teams and is a team player.
  5. Shares in the Clinical responsibilities according to operational need including in-house or call-in (include working evenings, nights, weekends and holidays) according to a schedule compiled by the Chief of the Division/Unit’s Physicians Manger or his designee or when an emergency situation arises. Including Covering the Delivery Room to include admitting patients, reviewing their history, planning a course of action, performing both spontaneous and operative deliveries when medically indicated, and interacting with midwives.
  6. Responds to emergency requests for assistance from colleagues in the Unit/Division, formal and informal consultations from physicians in other Services, from the emergency rooms at all JHAH facilities.
  7. Actively participates in the monthly Unit, Division, Department and Hospital staff, clinical, education and research meetings.
  8. Contributes to the educational activities of the Division/Unit, by attending Grand Rounds, Journal Clubs and fosters the education or professional development of trainees or other health care professionals.
  9. Participates in interdisciplinary, interdepartmental and performance and quality improvement activities including committee service within JHAH.
  10. Promptly responds to all JHAH queries regarding medical documentation, coding, patient concerns, or risk management.
  11. Participates in the development and implementation of administrative policies, medical practice procedures, clinical guidelines, and standard operating procedures

Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience desired but not mandatory.
  • Must hold a valid license to practice medicine.

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable

  • Language requirements: Arabic-speaking Physicians will be given preference, but this is not mandatory.
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English.
  • Ability to adjust to group practice in a medical environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of medical ethics, with particular reference to the obligation to maintain the confidentiality of professional work.
  • Personality which inspires confidence and trust in patients
  • Adherence to By-Laws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Organization.