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OB/GYN Hospitalist


Falls Church, VA
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  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
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Inova Health Systems is actively seeking a physician to fill an OB/GYN Hospitalist position at its flagship hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. Inova is nationally ranked in the top 15 in the DC area (All 5 Hospitals!), with Inova Fairfax Hospital ranked #1 in the Washington, DC, metro area (3 years running!)

The Hospitalist’s role is designed to support safe and effective care by implementing 24/7 availability for involvement in clinical activities in the Labor and Delivery (L&D) Department.  The primary purpose of the role is to provide a “safety net”, facilitating early detection of and intervention for clinical scenarios that might result in adverse outcomes for maternal or infant patients.

The Admitting Obstetrician shall retain responsibility for his/her patients in L&D; however in the case of an emergency when the Obstetrician is not present on the unit; the hospitalist shall assume responsibility until he/she arrives.  Also, if the Charge Nurse has questions or concerns regarding the care of a patient which are not satisfactorily addressed by the admitting Obstetrician, the Charge Nurse will discuss with the Hospitalist.

The individual acting as the Hospitalist will: 1) maintain a high visibility in the L&D Department, remain apprised of clinical activity on unit, and have no other administrative responsibilities (e.g., scheduled surgical cases, coverage in ultrasound, or scheduled outpatient appointments), 2) collaborate with the Charge Nurse in management of unit operations and participate with Charge Nurse and Employed Teaching Attending in proactively discussing concerns for patient safety and/or noncompliance with established clinical protocols, and 3) foster collaborative teamwork among all health care providers in L&D.  The Hospitalist is the designated physician leader for unit operations during the period of coverage and is expected to conduct himself/herself in an exemplary professional manner.


  • Completion of an OB/GYN residency program; board certified preferred
  • Licensed to practice Obstetrics and Gynecology in the State of Virginia
  • Credentialed by the INOVA Health System as an attending with clinical privileges in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Culturally sensitive. Preferably bilingual (Spanish preferred)

Join our network of world-class physicians and enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation packages, including attainable productivity and non-productivity bonuses.
  • A minimal-call schedule and paid malpractice with tail coverage.
  • Comprehensive benefits: medical, dental/vision, CME allowance, 401K matching, and much more!

Inova is nationally ranked in the top 15 in the DC area (All 5 Hospitals!), with Inova Fairfax Hospital ranked #1 in the Washington, DC, metro area (3 years running!)
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