Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician

Ochsner Hospital for Children
July 14, 2021
New Orleans, LA


We’re seeking a physician who is Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatric Infectious Disease to join the expanding practice at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. An interest in Antimicrobial Stewardship is a plus.

The Infectious Disease Practice at Ochsner Hospital for Children provides inpatient and outpatient evaluation and management of children with suspected or proven infectious diseases including tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, West Nile and hepatitis. In addition to patient care, there are teaching responsibilities for the education of Tulane-Ochsner pediatric residents and medical students, as well as University of Queensland medical students.

At Ochsner, you will find an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing pediatric department of more than 160 providers in more than 30 pediatric specialties and sub-specialties. The group is the region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults and the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to ever be ranked by U.S. News and World Report Best Children’s Hospitals in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

About Ochsner Hospital for Children:

Ochsner Hospital for Children is a 125-bed children’s hospital within a hospital at Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans and 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 includes a 45-bed pediatric acute care unit, 54-bed Level IV Regional NICU, a 14-bed Level I PICU, 12-bed Pediatric CVICU, and a full-time, regionwide pediatric transport team. The Department of Pediatrics and its pediatric subspecialists specialize in 30 pediatric subspecialties serving more than 80,000 every year.

All pediatric subspecialties are available in New Orleans 24/7 at Ochsner Hospital for Children. Ochsner also maintains 11 rotating satellite pediatric subspecialty clinics (eight in Louisiana, four in Mississippi); three permanent pediatric subspecialty clinics in Monroe, Lafayette and Baton Rouge; and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary development pediatrics center.

About Ochsner Health System:

Ochsner Health delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. This not-for-profit organization is committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually and is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Its team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region.

About New Orleans:

New Orleans exudes a culturally fascinating character all its own and offers a lifestyle that no other U.S. city can match. It’s home to round-the-clock world-class music, dining and shopping. Professional football and basketball, gorgeous city parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities, distinct and eclectic neighborhoods, and plenty of Southern hospitality await you. The Gulf shores of Alabama are about two and a half hours away by car; and Pensacola and Destin, Florida, are a three- and four-hour drive, respectively.

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

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