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Emory Healthcare/Emory University General Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Position (Laborist- EDH & EJCH) in Decatur, Georgia

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The Division of General Gynecology & Obstetrics is seeking a Laborist committed to an academic career in General Obstetrics and Gynecology. The position will hold a rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position would be based at Emory Decatur Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary clinical responsibilities would be in the Division of General Gynecology & Obstetrics at Emory Decatur Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Work would be focused on obstetric triage, labor management, and emergency gynecology consultation. Responsibilities also include participation in the Obstetric Rapid Response Team, and urgent inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecologic surgery.

Candidates should be comfortable providing a broad spectrum of obstetrical and gynecologic care to medically complex patients. This position will work four 12-hour daytime shifts during the week, Monday through Friday and two 12-hour weekend shifts per month.

This role would supervise any mid-level providers assigned to the clinical practice location.

All Emory providers are expected to demonstrate outstanding activity in the teaching aspects of the Department. Specifically, this would include providing teaching instruction and supervision to healthcare learners in Gynecology and Obstetrics.


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME obstetrics and gynecology residency

  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Meet criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges

  • Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement of employment

Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, please submit a CV and a letter of interest.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:

For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University’s School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.

As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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Job Number 111436

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: GYN OB: General

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Decatur

Location : Name Emory Decatur Hospital

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Required Documents Letter of Interest, List of References