Senior Physician – Obstetrics and Gynecology

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a Senior Physician in OB/GYN at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center (OVMC), a Los Angeles County facility and major teaching hospital for the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA. OVMC is dedicated to caring for a medically underserved community and patients with limited access to healthcare. This position will serve as Vice Chair of OB/GYN at OVMC, manage clinical operations in the department of OBGYN, and fulfill key roles in collaborative countywide efforts to enhance clinical operations of the OBGYN service line.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Oversee and manage clinical operations of multiple service areas in OBGYN

• Provide cohesive leadership and supervision for OBGYN during the absence of the Chief, including representing the department at hospital-wide committees, service chief meetings, and management staff meetings when the Chief cannot attend

• Provide full-scope obstetrical and gynecological patient care in our ambulatory care clinics, cover the inpatient ward service, provide consultations to other services and the emergency room, and staff labor & delivery or gynecological surgeries

• Provide teaching for trainees and supervision for care provided by nurse practitioners, residents, and medical students

• Assume leadership for several of the OBGYN quality improvement initiatives

• Provide consultation to address operational challenges and opportunities, personnel issues, and collaboration with affiliated outpatient ambulatory care clinics to optimize OBGYN services

• Approve purchase orders and vendor invoices; approve assigned timesheets for OBGYN faculty, OBGYN Advanced Practice Providers and staff; and complete assigned performance evaluations on a yearly basis

• Assume central role in recruitment, providing feedback and coaching of direct reports

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy

• Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Medical License

• Prior leadership experience and experience in OBGYN operations

• Strong commitment to education and academic background suitable for faculty appointment at DGSOM

• Excellent clinical, administrative, and interpersonal skills

 

To apply for this position:

Candidates must formally apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty/jobs/2914624/seniorphysician-various-specialties AND submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Christine Holschneider, MD, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, 14445 Olive View Drive, Sylmar, CA 91342 via email to cholschneider@dhs.lacounty.gov. A confidential review of all applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

 

**THIS IS NOT A BULLETIN FOR A CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION**

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