Attending Physician (Academic Position, Assistant - Associate Professor)
Obstetrics & Gynecology Care Center (OGCC)
The candidate will be directly responsible to the Medical Director of the OGCC and ultimately to the Chair/Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The percent efforts may be adjusted as deemed necessary by the Medical Director(s) and/or the Chair/Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology
This position works actively with the residents and medical students, and helps facilitate development of special areas of research and clinical expertise in general obstetrics, gynecology, and gyn surgeries. Experience with colposcopy, LEEP, family planning, pelvic pain, and vulvar disease, and experience in performance and interpretation of real-time transvaginal and transabdominal ultrasounds is highly desirable. The candidate will split the clinical effort between the OGCC and the Emergency Obstetrics & Gynecology (ED) unit. Clinical responsibilities include medical evaluation and treatment of patients in the outpatient setting, emergency setting, and labor and delivery.
A total of 70% clinical effort, which includes 40% at the OGCC and 30% in the Emergency Obstetrics & Gynecology (ED) unit;
Supervise residents, nurse practitioners, and medical students in the outpatient obstetrics, gynecology and primary patient care in the OGCC and ED;
With the chief resident, will oversee, supervise, and participate in the resident surgical clinic;
Minimally invasive surgery skills and an interest in pelvic pain are highly desired;
Performance and interpretation of real-time transvaginal and transabdominal ultrasound examinations
Twenty percent (20%) protected time for scholarly productivity;
Will be expected to conduct independent research in the field of obstetrics and gynecology;
Will collaborates with other faculty in planning and conducting research when feasible and appropriate.
Teaching and Administration
Ten percent (10%) protected time for teaching and administration;
Participate in clinical and didactic teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students;
Participate regularly in educational conferences for residents and medical students;
Participate in the periodic evaluation of the clinical experience the residents and medical students receive in the outpatient departments;
Assist in the organization and evaluation of rotations for residents from other specialties and institutions who seek clinical experience in our outpatient areas;
Periodically evaluate and revise protocols and standards relating to patient care in the ambulatory setting;
Help develop new patient care protocols as needed;
Participate in quality assurance activities and audits relating to outpatient care;
Manage patient feedback/correspondence and other special situations as required;
Assist the Medical Directors of both units in the planning and implementation of educational and patient care activities as needed;
Serve on appropriate hospital, departmental, and university committees as requested or required.
Minimum requirements—Attending Physician, Ambulatory Obstetrics & Gynecology
Qualify for a faculty academic appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the teaching or research scholar track in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Alpert Medical School.
Must be board certified or board eligible in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Must have a demonstrated ability as a teacher, advisor, and/or mentor of medical students, post-doc trainees, residents and fellows, and who has demonstrated an interest in scholarship.
Possess or be eligible for medical licensure in Rhode Island.
Possess strong gynecological surgical skills and obstetric practice experience.
ACLS certification and maintenance is required.
For Associate Professor in the teaching scholar track, the candidate must have a national reputation in his/her area of expertise. A continuous record of scholarship since the last appointment or promotion is expected.
For an Associate Professor in the research scholar track, the faculty member must have established an independent or collaborative, productive research program, supported by external, peer-reviewed grants and having reasonable assurance of continuity and productivity. A continuous record of highly regarded research publications since the previous appointment or promotion is required. The individual must have a national reputation in his/her area of research.
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