***FILLED*** New Opening – Pediatric Critical Care

Ochsner Hospital for Children
March 8, 2019
New Orleans, LA


We’re seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Pediatric Critical Care Physician to join the expanding team at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. The successful candidate will practice at their state-of-the-art, 26-bed, Level I PICU that offers 24-hour in-house coverage, as well as a brand new state-of-the art Level II PICU, opening this spring, in their partner community hospital situated 40 minutes north of the city in suburban lakeside Covington. This position will require living on the charming North Shore of New Orleans (Covington, Mandeville, Madisonville, Abita Springs areas) in order to participate in rotating night call from home for the Level II unit.

Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana to receive the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Children and is also the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to ever be ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Located on the campus of Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, you’ll find an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing team of more than 130 pediatric physicians and advanced specialty care in 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties. 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, liver transplants, BMT, advanced spine surgery, craniofacial and other quaternary services.

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

Located in one of our most vibrant cultural cities, 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.

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. Additionally, there is an outstanding primary care pediatric network across the region with over 40 general pediatricians, in addition to a large outside referral base, and treating over 55,000 unique pediatric patients annually.

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. The north shore of Lake Pontchartrain offers lake front living with quaint historic town centers and the number one school district in the state.

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, please forward your CV and cover letter to Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners who is handling the search at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, dial directly at (877) 440-3832 or call/text to (214) 850-3094.

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