Section Head, Pediatric Pulmonology / Sleep Medicine

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Ochsner Hospital for Children
Published
June 25, 2020
Location
New Orleans, LA
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We’re seeking a Board Certified Pediatric Pulmonologist to lead and grow the expanding practice at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana.

In addition, we are seeking Board Eligible and Board Certified Pediatric Pulmonologists to join this growing group. Fellowship-trained specialists in sleep medicine are also welcomed.

The position responsibilities will include clinical care and teaching relating to asthma, congenital lung anomalies, and cystic fibrosis, as well as working with pediatric intensivists. In addition to patient care, there are teaching responsibilities for the education of Tulane-Ochsner pediatric residents and medical students, and University of Queensland medical students.

At Ochsner, you will find an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing pediatric department of more than 140 physicians. The group is the region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Ochsner Hospital for Children offers a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties including advanced gastroenterology/hepatology, orthopedic surgery, oncology and heart, liver and bone marrow transplant. In addition, physicians collaborate with nationally recognized adult partners to provide young adult transitional care in a variety of specialties.

About Ochsner Pediatrics:

Ochsner Hospital for Children includes a pediatric primary care network, a dedicated pediatric emergency department, in-house pediatric intensivists and a full-time pediatric hospitalist medicine service, as well as a dedicated, full-time, pediatric transport team providing ground, rotary and fixed wing transports across the entire Gulf South. This 113-bed children’s hospital within a hospital at Ochsner Medical Center has a 36-bed pediatric unit, along with a 14-bed level I PICU, 12-bed CVICU and 50-bed level IV regional referral NICU. The team serves a broad geographic area encompassing the entire Gulf South region by leveraging a system of satellite clinics and, extensive telemedicine capabilities, as well as a dedicated, full-time, pediatric transport team providing ground, rotary and fixed wing transports across the entire region.

About Ochsner Health System:

Located in one of our most vibrant cultural cities, 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 Hospital for Children is the only children’s Hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi ever recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a specialty top 50 hospital in pediatric heart care.

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and 60+ health centers. Ochsner employs more than 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and performs over 600 clinical research studies.

About New Orleans:

It’s easy to understand why residents take great pride in calling New Orleans their home. You’ll fall in love the minute you set foot here, both personally and professionally.

New Orleans exudes a character all its own and offers a lifestyle that no other U.S. city can match. It’s home to world-class music, dining and shopping. Professional football and basketball, gorgeous city parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities, and Southern hospitality await you.

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.

For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, call directly at (877) 440-3832 or text to (214) 850-3094.

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