***FILLED*** Chief Quality Officer

Ochsner Hospital for Children
October 12, 2019
New Orleans, LA


We’re seeking a Chief Quality Officer to join the rapidly growing team at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. The ideal candidate will be board certified in general pediatrics as well as the pediatric subspecialty in which they are fellowship-trained, if applicable, and will have administrative experience. MBA, MHA or MMM degree is desirable.

Ochsner Hospital for Children offers a level of pediatric care unmatched in Louisiana for everything from well-child check-ups and immunizations to cancer care and heart transplants. Ochsner Hospital for Children provides care to nearly 300 open heart pediatric cases per year, along with liver transplants, BMT, advanced spine surgery, craniofacial and other quaternary services.

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 and World Report as a specialty top 50 hospital for pediatric heart care.

Ochsner physicians care for over 80,000 children each year at 14 sites across Louisiana including a large, state-of-the-art dedicated pediatric ambulatory campus located at the main hospital campus. The primary care pediatric network throughout the region currently has more than 40 general pediatricians in addition to a large outside referral base and treats more than 55,000 unique pediatric patients annually.

Ochsner Hospital for Children includes:

  • 125-bed children’s hospital within a hospital
  • 54-bed Level IV Regional NICU, the highest level available in Louisiana
  • 14-bed Level I Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the highest level available
  • 12-bed state-of-the-art Pediatric CVICU, the only unit of its kind in the Gulf South dedicated to the care of children with cardiovascular and congenital heart defects
  • 46-bed Pediatric Acute Care

This nonprofit, academic, multi-specialty institution 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. Academic and research opportunities are available.

New Orleans exudes a character all its own and offers a lifestyle that no other U.S. city can match. It’s home to an unparalleled blend of cultures. World-class music, dining and shopping are just the beginning. Professional sports, gorgeous city parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities, and Southern hospitality await you. 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.

For complete details and consideration, please forward your CV and cover letter to Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners via email to glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com. Please contact Glenda by phone at (877) 440-3832 or call/text to (214) 850-3094.


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