Seeking Academic Obstetrician/Gynecologist for Leading Academic Medical Center in Philadelphia
Temple Health - Philadelphia, PA
Summary of Opportunity:
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University seeks full-time faculty in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. The selected physicians will provide general gynecology and obstetrical care to patients at one or more of Temple University Hospital campuses and its outpatient facilities, and will participate in the education and training of medical students and residents.
The selected candidate will possess outstanding clinical skills and must work independently and collaboratively with other health care providers and support staff and possess the credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at a minimum level of Assistant Professor. The position requires a strong interest in teaching, including bedside and didactic teaching and resident supervision.
Temple University Hospital (TUH), is an 879-bed tertiary- and quaternary-level acute care hospital. TUH-Main is in the same campus as the School of Medicine. TUH is a high volume urban medical center, with over 338,000 outpatient visits and over 2,000 births annually. The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences employs approximately 30 MDs or MD/PhDs, plus supporting administrative, nursing and research staff. There are five clinical divisions including General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology), Reproductive Endocrinology and Gynecologic Oncology. The department supports 25 residents.
Temple Women’s+ Hospital is under development at a campus located 4 miles from the main hospital. It will include 13 labor and delivery rooms, thirty-six private post-partum rooms, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit with 41 bassinettes. There will be six operating rooms and an intensive care unit. Diagnostic and interventional radiology, pharmacy, blood bank, and laboratory services will be provided on site. There will be a fetal testing center and 50 examining rooms in the outpatient area where breast health, bone health, behavioral health, primary and specialty care will be provided in addition to Ob/Gyn.
Board certified or active candidate in OB/Gyn required
Academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or above
Eligibility to receive an unrestricted medical license and DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to employment
Must possess outstanding clinical skills, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with other health care providers and support staff
Vacation, Holiday, Sick and CME Time
CME Stipend & Allowance
Health Insurance (Independence Blue Cross), Delta Dental and Vision
403b – defined contribution with generous employer match
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving its patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for its clinical care, research, and medical education.
Please note that your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all the required documents and information including: Curriculum vitae with personal contact information; and a letter of interest (stating your area of expertise and qualifications, a synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, and research and/or teaching interests as applicable.) A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, and/or plans for future contributions is strongly encouraged.
Please address your application to : Enrique Hernandez, MD, Chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, C/O Jessica N. Vegas, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information on our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine please visit our OHEDI.
COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (www.temple.edu/coronavirus).
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.