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Company: St. Catherine of Siena
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Job Details

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.


Responsible for the overall health care of patients; participates on assigned committees, chart audits and peer review; participates in in-service education and case conferences; prepares forms and patient summaries as required; reviews laboratory, x-ray and all ordered diagnostic tests; performs other medical duties as assigned and attends grand rounds at GSHMC as appropriate.

MD/DO degree from an approved medical school. Must be board certified or board eligible. Must be licensed and with current registration certificate to practice medicine in the State of New York. Eligible for appointment to the Medical Staff of Good Samaritan Hospital and must apply to the same.

New York State License

Board Certified/Board Eligible Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn)

Duties Include:

1.Provide on-site support, supervision and teaching to all Ob/Gyn residents

2.Provide coverage for any Ob/Gyn patients that present to the Hospital without an attending on staff. Including, but not limited to all emergency department consults, inpatient consults and labor room patients.

  1. Provide care to Ob/Gyn patients with an attending physician on staff when they are in need of urgent or emergent care and the patient's attending Ob/Gyn is in route.

  2. Participate in the coverage of Hospital inpatients being followed by the Ob/Gyn service.

  3. As requested, assist attending Ob/Gyns with in-house emergencies and be available to the nursing staff when the attending Ob/Gyn can't be contacted in the event of obstetrical and/or gynecological emergencies.

  4. Cover the obstetrical epidural insertion and the start of induction agents such as Pitocin for private attendings when they are in transit to the hospital.

  5. Actively support and participate in patient safety programs developed for the care of the Ob/Gyn patient.

  6. Effectively hand off patients to the Ob/Gyn for whom you were providing coverage, or the 405 (NYS PHL 405 requiring resident supervision) Program Physician on the next shift.

  7. Demonstrate team building skills

  8. Assist in the development of research and performance improvement initiatives established by the Chairman of the Department

  9. Participate in continuing medical education on site and off site that support patient safety.

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

Keywords: St. Catherine of Siena, Westport , Physician-OB/GYN, Other , Smithtown, Connecticut

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