OBGYN Needed in Fort Irwin, California - 21581189
Medstaff has the contract for short term OBGyn coverage for the military in Southern California. They allow any state license and provide travel and lodging.
Opening: Board Certified OBGYN physician
Location: Ft Irwin, CA, Northeast from San Bernardino, CA. Ft. Irwin is quite a remote location but within driving distance to the LA area, Las Vegas, San Diego and various National Parks.
Start date: September, 2019 (based on time for background and credentialing)
End date: November 30, 2019
Hours: Schedule is M-F, daytime hours (730a-430p); however, it is based on the military’s needs
There is no call or overtime required on this contract.
Details: Combination of Inpatient and Outpatient work. Will cover the Mother Baby Unit (MBU) and the OB/Gyn clinic, or elsewhere in the hospital as needed. They handle about 14 patients per day and about 15-20 deliveries per month. Normal appointments are 30 minutes and Thursdays are OR days, no scheduled appointments. There's an average of 5 C-sections per month. The surgical procedures required are: C-section, operative vaginal deliveries, 3rd and 4th degree laceration repairs, Sterilization at the time of C-section, cesarean hysterectomy, ectopic pregnancy, hemorrhagic ovarian cyst surgical treatment, diagnostic laparoscopy, operative laparoscopy, Diagnostic laparotomy, D&C suction and fractional. Residents may shadow contract staff though there aren't any currently assigned to the section. The closest NICU's are at Loma Linda and Pomona Valley Hospitals, both about a 45 min helicopter ride or 2.5 hr drive.
Credentials: Requires Board Certification in OBGYN, at least 2 years of experience (training counts), US Citizenship, a clean background, any unrestricted state license, DEA, BLS, ACLS and NPR.
Any state license and the Government provides malpractice insurance. Full travel is included.
If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Medstaff recruiter at 800-476-3275 or email us at (use the Request More Information button to apply for this job).