Obstetrics and Gynecology Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX US
The main function of the obstetrics hospitalists is to intercede as needed to ensure patient safety and quality care in the labor and delivery unit. The scope of care can extend to the antepartum, postpartum, and emergency units. Specific roles of the obstetric hospitalist include inpatient consultations, triaging patients for private physicians, monitoring laboring patients, providing care as required, and responding to precipitous deliveries and emergencies. DOES NOT SEE PATIENTS IN A CLINICAL SETTING.