The OB/GYN department has a hospitalist program and is seeking a second hospitalist at Johnson City Medical Center/Niswonger Children's Hospital. The hospitalist will serve as the attending physician for hospital coverage for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This provider will provide coverage for the ETSU Ob/Gyn hospital service and provide supervision and education of resident physicians and medical students from ETSU. The Physician is responsible for coverage of labor and delivery, emergency department, inpatient consultations, and OB/GYN inpatient admissions and Ob/Gyn patient transfers. They will be in attendance for all resident performed procedures during their assigned shifts. Supervision of care of triage patients will be expected to allow for compensation for these visits.
Our Ob/Gyn service coverage is focused at Niswonger Children's where we deliver approximately 1400 patients, both the patients from our ETSU clinics as well as referred patients from other facilities in NE Tennessee and SW Virginia. These referrals are for our Ob/Gyn expertise as well as our Neonatology services and NICU. Maternal Fetal Medicine consultation services are available 24/7.
Completion of corresponding medical records and billing worksheets is required. Evaluations of students and resident physicians will be performed on an ongoing basis. Clinical education in the form of didactic lectures, informal discussions, and precepting is expected.
The expected time commitment will average two (2) twenty-four hour shifts per week (eight shifts per month), but the number and timing are flexible. These shifts will occur during both weekday and weekend days and be assigned in conjunction with the other OB/GYN hospitalists and general OB/GYN physicians in the call rotation. Holidays are included on a rotating basis with the other faculty sharing call.
Clinical research and performance improvement projects, in conjunction with residents and students will be expected. Participation in the hospital department and hospital committees is encouraged.
This position will report to the Chair or Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The position is based on an annual renewing contract assuming deliverables are achieved.
Positions are contingent upon contract funding.
Faculty positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days. The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Faculty
MD degree, BC or BE in OB/GYN at time of hire.
Internal Number: 17503
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