In 1971, Yale University began a unique and historic experiment providing health services to its facility, staff and students through a multidisciplinary health maintenance organization located on campus. Now, 47 years later, Yale Health has more than 37,000 members including students, staff, faculty and their families who come from every state in the country and almost every country in the world.
Our state-of-the-art facility at 55 Lock Street, built in 2010, is where our members receive most of their care. It is a 144,000 square foot medical facility with over 90 exam rooms, a 24/7 Acute Care Department, a 17-bed inpatient facility with two negative pressure rooms, a diagnostic imaging suite including MR and CT scan, x-ray and ultrasound and a full-service retail pharmacy. It houses our 150+ providers, including 111 primary and consulting physicians.
As a member of the Yale Health Department of Ob/Gyn, participate in providing high quality, seamless, coordinated and compassionate care at every patient encounter at Yale Health. The Yale Health Ob/Gyn physician provides the full spectrum of general obstetrical and gynecologic care, including outpatient, inpatient, labor and birth, emergencies and GYN procedures; consults with and refers to subspecialists and coordinates care as appropriate; work to build and provide care for the welfare of all YHP patients, this includes their individual panel, as well as readily available as backup for other colleagues; cooperative and supportive of nurses and other front-line staff; willingness to see walk-in and call-in patients when asked by support staff; regularly attends and participates in department meetings and committee assignments and meets regularly with Department Chief and Manager. The OB/GYN physician will participate in on call duty for an average of one in 6 to one in 7, with a post call day off. The department averages 300 deliveries per year.
- Defines and documents patients’ clinical problems and reaches proper diagnoses; plans and executes therapy in a timely manner; keeps records of care; provides consultation and teaching for midlevel clinicians.
- Conducts rounds and signs out patients in a timely, thorough manner and answers calls and pages promptly.
- Participates in hospital coverage, including: weekday and weekend on-call rotations, hospital rounds, overnight phone calls
- Sees patients in Acute Care in rotation.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited medical school.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated clinical skills with the ability to assess and manage patient concerns as attested by colleagues and supervisors.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Superior interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work positively and effectively with a diverse population.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Ability to support staff with leadership, teaching and team building. Ability to lead and work as part of a collaborative and supportive team.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Excellent attendance, punctuality and reliability.
Required Licenses or Certifications
Holds or is eligible to hold a CT Medical License, Holds or is eligible to hold a CT Controlled Substance Registration, Federal DEA Registration, Board Certification/board eligible, Qualifies for hospital and faculty appointments.
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement:
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yale University is a tobacco-free campus