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OB Laborist

Apply Now Hospital Name PIH Health Whittier Hospital Location Whittier, California Job Type Full-Time/Regular Job ID 16407-977 Date posted 04/13/2023

At PIH Health, we provide cutting edge compassionate care. We have a talented team who is proud to be making a positive impact on the lives of our patients each and every day. We are growing fast and looking to have two enthusiastic OB Laborist to join our team.


The OB Hospitalist/Laborist is an employed physician whose job responsibilities are solely in the inpatient setting. Provides efficient, cost effective, obstetrical care using evidence based medicine and best practices. Evaluates patients in triage on Labor & Delivery or emergency department, admitting patients as needed. Manages, and delivers obstetrical patients. Assists with C-sections and other surgeries. Rounds on hospitalized, antepartum, and post-operative patients. Provides inpatient, emergency department consultations and midlevel provider oversight/consults. May be involved in hospital safety/quality committees. Covers all Emergency Room call coverage for OB/GYN when on shift. Covers obstetrical patient triage, care management and transfer when appropriate at PHH-Downey Emergency Department.

The OB Hospitalist/Laborist will work 9 24-hour shifts or 16 12-hour shifts. The Ob Laborist may also have other responsibilities, including educating other medical staff, establishing care protocols for labor and delivery programs and working on research projects.

Required Skills


  • The Ob Laborist physician will be Board Certified or Board eligible in Ob/Gyn

  • Be a licensed physician in California and have at least 5 years’ experience and demonstrate clinical expertise in all areas of Ob/Gyn practice.

Required Experience



  • Candidate must be an MD or DO, board certified or board eligible, in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Two year's work experience outside of residency training preferred. Candidate must also be able to maintain proficiency with practice and hospital EMR systems.


  • The Laborist doctor covers all emergencies while on-call and is available to care for all patients whose doctors are not available.  The Laborist is also available to help other physicians (i.e. unplanned hysterectomies)


  • Safeguards and preserves the confidentiality of patient’s protected health information in accordance with State and Federal (HIPAA) regulatory requirements, hospital and departmental policies.
  • Ensures a safe patient environment and adherence to safety practices per policy.
  • With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational and environmental needs of patient/significant other when administering care.


We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, 93 outpatient medical offices, six Urgent Care Centers, with over 400 employed physician and mid-level providers in our medical foundation and more than 7,500 compassionate & valued employees.  Ranked one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals.  

Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values.


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