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OB GYN Hospitalist, Obstetrics Physicians, Saints Mary and Elizabeth MedicalCenter, Chicago

Requisition ID: 52607

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating



The OB/GYN Hospitalist provides comprehensive gynecologic and obstetrical care to patients as either the primary or back up provider as required throughout the hospital.  In conjunction with care provided, Hospitalist provides consultative services and collaborates with ancillary medical staff, completes required medical documentation, submits billing for services, participates in the supervision, education and evaluation of Residents, and contributes to quality and performance improvement efforts of the hospital.




Physician shall fulfill the following services in addition to other services that may be requested by the Medical Director, Chief Medical Officer and/or Vice President of Patient Care Services and Administrative Operations, to the extent permitted by law and applicable rules of professional ethics:


  1. Function as a group practice in providing medical back up/consultation to the midwives

for cases which exceed Nursing Midwifery scope of care inclusive of C-sections, forceps deliveries, operative vaginal deliveries, D&C’s, ectopic deliveries, normal vaginal deliveries when needed, etc.  Care will include f/u and daily rounding on these patients. 


  1. Care for all other patients that present without a primary OB/GYN.  Patients without a

primary OB/GYN will be cared for by the OB/GYN Hospitalists while in the Hospital, then discharged to the care of a rotating list of assigned physician.  OB/GYN hospitalists will be responsible for giving report to the oncoming OB/GYN Hospitalist in order to effect a safe hand-off for these patients from one shift to the next.


  1. Is available for consultation or admission for patients coming in through the Emergency

Department and floors for any Obstetric issues (19 weeks and above to 6 weeks post-partum) and gynecologic consultations that come in through the Emergency Department.  If there is need for a gynecologic intervention for a patient coming in through the Emergency Department, it will be covered by the OB/GYN on ED call.


  1. Will cover any emergent Obstetrical or Gynecologic case needing to be taken to surgery

while the primary OB/GYN or OB/GYN covering ER call is on their way in to the hospital.


  1. Will be available for assistance in the Emergency Department for obstetrics related

emergencies that cannot be transported to a Tertiary Center or to the Family Birthplace.


This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all task and functions. Other duties may be assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience   

Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

Must have proof of Ultrasound training if graduated from residency prior to July 1996. 


Computer Skills      



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Medical License State of Illinois, Board certification in OB/GYN



Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
Department Name: Obstetrics Physicians