OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM in NEW ORLEANS is searching for a board certified ASSOCIATE CHAIR, EDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE. The successful candidate will be a mid-career primary care physician with administrative experience who has developed and/or overseen a multisite pediatric primary care practice. An MBA, MHA, or MMM degree is desirable, in addition to the medical degree, experience and board certification.
The Department of Pediatrics and our pediatric subspecialists (collectively, Ochsner for Children™) represent over 120 physicians. Our pediatric subspecialties include: Allergy, Cardiology Critical Care Medicine, Cardiac and Congenital Heart Surgery, Dermatology, ENT, Endocrinology, Emergency Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Medical Genetics, Neonatology, Nephrology/Hypertension, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology/Optometry, Orthopedics, Physiatry/Sports Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, General Surgery, Transplant, and Urology. We also have a Pediatric Anesthesiology Team, Pediatric CV Surgery Anesthesia Team and Pediatric Radiology. We support a pediatric heart failure program, including left ventricular assist devices and transplantation and also have a pediatric transcatheter valve program. We utilize a 33 bed pediatric unit, 14 bed PICU and a 12 bed CVICU with in-house intensivists as well as a dedicated, full-time, region-wide pediatric transport team.
Ochsner is the region’s leading integrated provider of multi-specialty care for infants, children and adolescents. Our physicians practice in multiple sites across Louisiana, including a large, state-of-the-art dedicated pediatric ambulatory facility on our main campus. We have an outstanding primary care pediatric network across the region with over 40 general pediatricians, in addition to a large outside referral base. Ochsner pediatric physicians care for over 80,000 unique pediatric patients annually, and Ochsner hospitals have more than 4,000 deliveries per year. We currently have 6 practices on in the New Orleans metro area and 3 on the Northshore with plans to expand to an additional 2 primary care location sites in the New Orleans metro area. For the second year in a row, Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report - for pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery in 2017 and cardiology and heart surgery in 2016. It is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana and Mississippi ever to be recognized. Ochsner Hospital for Children is also the recipient of the Children’s Hospital Association’s national patient safety award in 2018. For more information, please visit www.ochsner.org.
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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.