Obstetrics and Gynecology Locum job in Albequerque, NM
Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Obstetrics & Gynecology
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/10/23

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Start date: ASAP

End date: Ongoing

Coverage type: Call Only

Schedule: PLEASE NOTE:


- 8, 24 hour shifts per month (willing to work every other day for 2 straight weeks at a time)

- Current NM license

- Clean malpractice

Job Quality Questions identified by specialty leaders as critical to success:

Hospital credentialing required? Yes

deliveries and surgery requirements? Laborsit position for on call labor and delivery (8, 24 hour call shifts per month)

Malpractice count restrictions no

Average number of deliveries 280/month for the group

Average number of procedures PRN while on call

Patient case load (deliveries per monthm, patients per day - Office schedule) No clinic time. Labor and delivery call shifts only (approx 280 deliveries/month for the group

Level of Nursery NICU

High risk patient protocol yes

Who administers the Anesthesia? Anesthesiologist

Support staff Midwives, RNs, Techs


Low risk pregnancy Yes

High risk pregnancy Yes

FHR interpretation - NST/CST/FSE Yes

OB Ultrasounds - Performance of, interpretation Yes

* Level I/Screening (viability) Yes

* Level II/Targeted (anatomic) Yes

Amniocentesis No

Labor and Delivery

Routine delivery - vaginal, low forceps, decision-making for c-section yes

Complicated delivery - c-section, breech, multiple births, abruptions etc. yes

* VBAC's Yes

Repair of 3rd & 4th degree lacerations Yes


Office/minor gynecology - IUD, Cystoscopy, Colposcopy, cryosurgery, LEEP, etc. No

Surgical gynecology - No


* Laparoscopic diagnostic/minor only - tubal ligation, LOA's, chronal tubation Yes in an on call capacity

* operative/major (includes diagnostic) - ectopic pregnancy, ovary removal, cystectomy, extensive LOA's Yes in an on call capacity

Laser certification no

We have a robust midwife practice that manages the majority of deliveries. The physician provides oversight and management of both routine and complex deliveries and c-sections. Our providers do cover ED GYN call. We partner with the Women's Specialists group to cover this call. The laborist will have times when they cover both L&D and ED call.

24 hour in house laborist coverage at the hospital.