End Date: 6/30/2023
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Physician
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
ChristianaCare and The Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) in the Department OB/GYN is searching for a full time BC/BE fellowship trained MIGS surgeon to join a growing outpatient faculty practice.
As a member of our employed outpatient surgical practice, you will be part of a fully supported team comprised currently of three surgeons, an advanced GYN physician-assistant, and experienced nursing and office staff.
The successful candidate should excel at minimally invasive GYN procedures including laparoscopy and robotic-assisted surgery, hysteroscopy, and have interest in pelvic pain specifically. As part of the faculty, you will have educational opportunities including training of fellows, residents, and medical students. Research opportunities include intramural work as well as participation in industry-sponsored investigation.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Provide gynecological-only medical and surgical services, with MIGS Division gynecologic on-call responsibilities. *No obstetrical duty requirements*
Precept fellows, residents, students and specified health care professionals, as appropriate, and contribute to the educational program for trainees in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Assist in practice management supporting the Medical Director & Clinical Leader of MIGS and Practice Supervisor.
Demonstrate academic curiosity through continued research, publications or contributions to education as directed by the Department Chair.
Work cooperatively with other members of the division and department in outreach programs.
Assist community partners in "seamless" care model coordinated with CCHS.
Post-graduate degree from an accredited medical institution
Completion of accredited OB/GYN-residency.
Successful completion of a Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) fellowship.
Eligibility to receive unrestricted licenses in DE and PA.
Preference will be given to physicians who have demonstrated proficiency and scholarly achievement in an aligned area of women's health. Support to enhance such expertise will be prioritized.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest and most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are repeatedly ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
Due to its central location, working for CCHS offers opportunities to live in urban, suburban, or rural environments with numerous housing options in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland while still making for a reasonable commute. The region offers excellent private and public schools. The area features excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and is a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beach resorts, the Chesapeake Bay and Pocono mountains. With access to I-95 and Amtrak, you can also easily spend a day or weekend in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, or New York City.
ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for excellence in women's health services. We offer a full spectrum of comprehensive, integrated, high-quality health care services for women at every age and stage of life, with fellowship-trained specialists in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Urogynecology, MIGS, and GYN Oncology. Our residency is comprised of 7 trainees per year, and graduates pursue a range of careers including academic fellowships, community-based generalist practice, and international outreach. We look forward to welcoming the next member of our Women's Health team in MIGS!
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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