***FILLED*** Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care – Gulf Coast

Ochsner Hospital for Kids
December 8, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana


We’re seeking two Board Eligible/Board Certified Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensivists to join an exceptional team of six Pediatric Intensivists and two Pediatric Hospitalists at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Ochsner Hospital for Children’s rapidly growing team of over 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 36-bed PICU, and a 35-bed General Pediatric Unit as well as a free-standing ambulatory center for children housing primary care and subspecialists. Also planned is a dedicated comprehensive child development center- the successful applicant would have the ability to be involved in the planning of this center and it’s programs.

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 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.  

The appeal of living in New Orleans is absolutely undeniable. The city exudes a character all its own and residents have a passionate attitude to life. New Orleans is an unparalleled blend of cultures. Regarded as a city of neighborhoods, New Orleans is best traveled by foot, but you can also hop on one of the city’s historic streetcars or join the growing legion of commuters by bicycle. NOLA’s neighborhoods each have a distinct architectural flavor and include everything from traditional Antebellum style to historic bungalows and cottages to modern lofts.  Professional sports, gorgeous city parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities, and Southern hospitality are only the beginning. The local economy is diverse, with oil and gas, tourism, shipbuilding and aerospace among the top industries, along with health care and education; several world-class colleges and universities are situated here. 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. It’s easy to understand why residents take great pride in calling New Orleans their home.  For complete details and consideration, please contact Glenda Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners, by phone at (877) 440-3832 or email glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com.

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