MFM Opportunity – Medical Director of Obstetrics Laborist Program at Stamford Hospital

Job description The Department of Ob/Gyn at Stamford Health is seeking an experienced full-time Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist to serve as the founding Medical Director of an exciting new program based in Stamford Hospital, the teaching site for the Ob/Gyn residency program.

Working closely with the Chair of Ob/Gyn, the selected candidate will lead the development and implementation of a new Ob Hospitalist/Laborist program. The primary responsibilities of the service will be to provide supervision of the teaching service and support the rapidly expanding Maternal-Fetal Medicine inpatient service, including oversight of Labor and Delivery as well as Ultrasound. The service will have a secondary role to support the community physicians as requested. Initially the successful
candidate will lead all phases of the start-up of the program including development of program policies and procedures, recruitment, and communication among all stakeholders.

Ongoing duties will include all aspects of management of the service including scheduling, recruitment, oversight of quality activities on the Ob services, and serving as the representative of the service to the Hospital and the Department of Ob/Gyn.

For the successful candidate, there will be ample opportunity for involvement in the scholarly activities including development of team-based perinatal care, designing and implementing quality improvement initiatives, curriculum design for medical student and resident education in Obstetrics, and for the
future, the planning of a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Research opportunities are available for the qualified applicant.

Clinical responsibilities include office hours four to five days a week that are flexible and one 12-hour shift a week in Labor and Delivery.
Benefits $200,000 - $400,000
Candidate Requirements Connecticut Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview Current board certification by the American Board of Ob/Gyn, a Connecticut medical license or the ability to obtain one, and the ability to obtain medical staff privileges. A minimum of five years of experience as an Ob hospitalist or in a comprehensive general Ob/Gyn practice is required. The successful candidate should have a proven record of effective leadership and administrative experience as well as outstanding communication skills. Demonstration of strong commitment to the education of residents and medical student is essential. An area of clinical or administrative interest or expertise is desirable but not required.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an ACGME or AOA accredited Ob/Gyn residency and MFM fellowship programs.
Clinicial Workload - Combined This job consists of both inpatient and outpatient work.