Pediatric Endocrinology – New Orleans/Baton Rouge

Ochsner Hospital for Children
February 10, 2021
Baton Rouge, LA


We’re seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinologist to join the growing Department of Pediatrics at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana, the only children’s hospital in Louisiana and Mississippi ranked by U.S. News & World Report four years in a row. This position will be part of the comprehensive pediatric multi-specialty center at Ochsner The Grove in Baton Rouge. This new five-story medical office building represents the latest in healthcare innovation. Call will be shared with no in house overnight hospital coverage during the week. Consults on the weekend. The opportunity is available to rotate weekly or monthly at the main campus and share in case conferences.

One of the largest non-university-based physician training centers in the United States, Ochsner maintains a combined pediatric 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 position offers a competitive compensation package, including signing bonus and relocation.

For more than 75 years, Ochsner has offered a level of pediatric care unmatched in Louisiana and more advanced capabilities than any other children’s hospital in New Orleans. More than 26,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties call it home. Ochsner’s rapidly growing pediatric department currently is comprised of more than 140 physicians. The group is the Gulf South region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The hospital 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. Ochsner pediatric physicians collaborate with nationally recognized adult partners to provide young adult transitional care in a variety of specialties.

Located less than 90 miles from New Orleans, Baton Rouge is the state capital and the second-largest city in Louisiana after New Orleans with a metropolitan population of 834,159 in 2019. Home to LSU, Baton Rouge is known for its views of the Mississippi River and is a culturally rich city that is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South.

For complete details and confidential consideration, please forward your cv and cover letter to Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners, at, or call directly (877) 440-3832, or text to (214) 850-3094.

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