Neonatology – Level III/Level IV NICU

Ochsner Hospital for Children
October 12, 2020
New Orleans Region, LA


We’re seeking full or part time physicians who are BC/BE in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine to join Ochsner Hospital for Children’s expanding network of NICU’s and neonatal providers in the New Orleans Region. Recent graduates and experienced neonatologists are invited to join the division working alongside a team of experienced neonatal nurse practitioners. Currently, positions are available in a level III (non-surgical) NICU with rotations at the level IV NICU.

Located in southeast Louisiana, this level III unit is just a short drive from the main campus in New Orleans. The NICU is licensed for 15 babies and serves a delivery service of 1500-2000 births annually. In house coverage is provided by NNPs with physician call from home. Patients requiring surgical intervention are referred to the level IV NICU with return transport as appropriate. Both conventional and high frequency oscillatory ventilation is available as is inhaled nitric oxide therapy. Ochsner Hospital for Children’s section of pediatric cardiology provides telemedicine coverage for evaluation of suspected congenital heart disease. Ochsner serves the entire Gulf South region with an established ground and air neonatal transport system. The NICU participates in the Vermont Oxford Network, with continuous performance improvement initiatives underway.  The positions offer a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country for pediatric gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery, pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery by the U.S. News and World Report. It is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi ever recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a specialty top 50.

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system.  Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate, Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner’s 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers.

New Orleans is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in America.  In addition to offering multiple universities, academic centers, professional sports teams, world-class dining, cultural interests, renowned live entertainment, music and the largest historic district in the U.S., the region is warm and welcoming to all newcomers providing an exceptional environment to live and work.

For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at, or call 877.440-3832 or text to 214.850.3094.


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