Transplant Pulmonologist

Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana
Feb 15, 2019
Feb 15, 2020
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Ochsner Health System in New Orleans is searching for a Transplant Pulmonologist to join our lung transplant program.  Interested candidates must be BC/BE in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and must have at least 12 months experience in all aspects of medical management of lung transplant patients (participate in the management and selection of patients prior to transplantation, and participate in the management both peri- and post-lung transplantation).  Salary will be commensurate with experience and training.

The Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center is the Gulf South’s leading center, performing more transplants per year than any other facility in the region.  Ochsner is the only lung transplant program in Louisiana and remains one of the nation's most active lung transplant programs. Our program has averaged 27 transplants per year over the last three years. Since it opened in 1991 it has performed more than 300 lung transplants.

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Ochsner has also partnered with the University of Queensland to create an exceptional medical education program for outstanding students. The aim of the program is to allow students from the United States to benefit from an international educational experience yet still receive sufficient clinical training to meet registration requirements to practice medicine in both the US and Australia. The UQ-Ochsner MD program is a four year degree, of which the first two years (pre-clinical) is spent at UQ's Queensland campuses (Brisbane) and the final two years (clinical) is spent at UQ's Ochsner Clinical School (New Orleans)

New Orleans is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in America.  Amenities include multiple universities and academic centers, professional sports teams, world-class dining and cultural interests, and renowned live entertainment and music.

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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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