Pediatric Cardiology Openings – Southeast/Gulf Coast

Ochsner Hospital for Kids
December 8, 2017


We’re seeking two Board Eligible/Board Certified Pediatric Cardiologists to join the growing Pediatric Cardiology practice withOchsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. This new outpatient practice will be at the satellite Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic in Lafayette, just two hours from the main campus and situated in the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun and Creole country.

The recipient of numerous awards, Ochsner recently received the2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Children, a distinction that recognizes exceptional children’s services ranked above the national average for patient safety; and it ranks among Healthgrades’ Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence, which places Ochsner in the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Ochsner Hospital for Children’s rapidly growing team ofover 120 physicians, including pediatric subspecialists, and a full spectrum of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialty teams. The group is the region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults offering a full range of pediatric services, including solid organ transplantation and pediatric cardiovascular surgery. The current facilities include a 52-bed Level III-C NICU, a 26-bed PICU (14-bed PICU and 12-bed CVICU), and a 30-bed General Pediatric Unit as well as a free-standing ambulatory center for children housing primary care and subspecialists.

Ochsner Hospital for Children is located in one of our most vibrant cultural cities, New Orleans. This nonprofit, academic, multi-specialty institution is the recipient of numerous awards, including Healthgrades’ Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence, which places Ochsner in the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes.Ochsner also has a combined pediatrics residency program with Tulane University Medical School. Medical students from Tulane and the University of Queensland/Ochsner Clinical School rotate through the division. The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment commensurate with experience.

One of Louisiana’s largest cities, Lafayette offers a rich tapestry of culture, including incredible Cajun and Zydeco music, food and history. At almost any time of year – thanks in part to mild weather – you’ll find a celebration in progress that includes a full lineup of free concerts and outdoor festivals with two renowned events, the Festival International de Louisiane in April and Festivals Acadiens in October. Lafayette has more restaurants per capita than nearly any other American city. Fresh off the boat Gulf seafood, traditional Southern recipes and fresh local ingredients guarantee that you’ll never grow tired of the culinary offerings in Lafayette. In fact, the city hosts a summer-long culinary festival every year to encourage residents and visitors to sample some of the area’s lesser-known gems.

This area has also been dubbed a “sportsman’s paradise,” and with good reason. Its hiking and biking trails, abundant lakes and rivers, and championship golf courses, plus its proximity to the largest wetland in the United States provide you with opportunities to fish, boat, canoe, birdwatch and camp. Lafayette enjoys a strong regional economy, with access to quality health care, great transportation routes, excellent schools, low taxes and a low cost of living. New Orleans is the perfect day- or weekend trip; it’s a mere two-hour drive.If you’re craving the beach, the Gulf Shores of Alabama are about two and a half hours away by car; and the white sands of Pensacola, Florida, are just three hours away.This is an opportunity that truly offers you the best of all worlds, along with a fantastic quality of life.

For complete details and consideration, please contact Glenda Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners via phone at (877) 440-3832 or email

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