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Academic OB Laborist

Company: AMN Healthcare
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description & Requirements
Academic OB Laborist
StartDate: ASAP

The Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the Norfolk-Virginia Beach region of Virginia, seeks an OBGYN-Laborist for a predominately clinical position. The successful candidate will join a large group that includes multiple labor and delivery physicians, MFMs, and generalists. Candidates must be board-eligible or certified in OBGYN and willing to practice in team-based perinatal care emphasizing safety, quality, and communication.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Exposure to exciting cases and opportunities to learn and grow
  • Teach residents, interns, and medical students
  • Excellent work-life balance with a flexible schedule: Choose 12- or 24-hour shifts
  • No additional call beyond 14 shifts per month is expected
  • Assist an underserved patient population in a supportive and collegial environment
  • Join a large group, including multiple labor and delivery physicians, MFMs, and generalists
    About EVMS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of the leading departments of EVMS, providing advanced and comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic services to the community. Inpatient obstetrical care coverage is provided at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH), a quaternary-level hospital and flagship of Sentara Health Systems. Obstetrical care is shared between general obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine divisions and includes laborists, medical students, residents, and fellows actively participating in obstetrical care. SNGH is the high-risk obstetric referral hospital for Southeastern Virginia and Northern North Carolina, with about 3,500 deliveries annually and 650 maternal transports per year.

    Community Information - Live in Norfolk, Virginia
    Norfolk, VA, is centrally located in the 1.8-million-person Hampton Roads area on the Chesapeake Bay, just a short drive from the Virginia Beach oceanfront. With vibrant downtown energy and warm historic neighborhood charm, it's no wonder why Norfolk was named "America's Favorite City" (Travel + Leisure 2017).?Miles of shoreline, including Virginia Beach, make Norfolk an outside lover's paradise.
    • Beautiful Hampton Roads area and a 20-minute drive to Virginia Beach
    • Rated No. 3 on the index of Emerging Creative Hubs in the US (WeTransfer's 2022)
    • No. 9 Best City for US doctors (The Darwinian Doctor 2021)
    • Affordable housing, including Colonial-inspired townhomes, waterfront condos, and downtown lofts
    • Nearby historic district (Ghent) walkable from the medical center, with many amenities
    • A lower cost of living than the national average
    • Virginia is a 2022 Best Place to Practice (Medscape)
    • Enjoy a biking/pedestrian culture and a plethora of outdoor activities afforded by 144 miles of shoreline
    • Indulge in a world-class culinary scene starring fresh seafood, Spanish tapas, and Southern-fried chicken and biscuits
    • Explore countless recreational options, including golf, local wineries and breweries, museums, zoos, gardens, and performing arts venues
    • Easy access to Washington, DC, and the Shenandoah/Blue Ridge Mountains#LI-MHA

      Facility Location
      Known as "America's first region," the areas of Virginia Beach and Norfolk are not only teeming with history, but also offer some beautifully relaxing beaches. Combine the region's natural beauty and culture with a prominent medical presence, and you have a coveted location, filled with a kaleidoscope of opportunities. From wildlife refuge parks to a thriving nightlife and dining scene, the Virginia Beach/Norfolk area is primed for fun.

      Job Benefits


      About the Company
      At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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Keywords: AMN Healthcare, Norfolk , Academic OB Laborist, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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