Urgent Care Medical Director

Employer
Ochsner Health System
Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Posted
Mar 18, 2019
Closes
Mar 17, 2020
Ref
1980690
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

DEPARTMENT OF URGENT CARE

Ochsner Health System - Baton Rouge is expanding its leadership team and is seeking an URGENT CARE MEDICAL DIRECTOR.  Physician must be board certified in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, or Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of leadership experience in an Urgent Care or Emergency Room setting. 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE POSITION:

  • Will serve as the Medical Director with dedicated hours for clinical and administrative duties
  • Responsible for oversight and management of the delivery of high quality, compassionate, cost effective health care in the Urgent Care Clinics. 
  • Manages the quality of provider and clinical staff work, ensuring adherence to the protocols of OUC and the accepted standards of care.
  • Three Urgent Care clinics located throughout the greater Baton Rouge region; opened 7 days a week to accommodate patient demand
  • X-ray and lab conveniently offered at each site
  • Common procedures performed include simple I&D, laceration repair, and cauterization
  • All providers required to work a minimum of 1 weekend per month
  • No call required
  • 24/7 reliable hospitalists at Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge
  • Support available from specialists and sub-specialists throughout Ochsner Health System   
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health System

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: 

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Malpractice insurance provided
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)

ABOUT OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM - BATON ROUGE

The Greater Baton Rouge region is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed facility, Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge and 13 Ochsner Health Centers across Tangipahoa, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, Ascension and Iberville Parishes.  Nearly 2,000 employees serve our patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 180 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers whose collective dedication to patient care is recognized for quality excellence by Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and Leapfrog.  Ochsner Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system.  Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and 80 countries worldwide each year.

CALLING BATON ROUGE…HOME

Situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana’s vibrant culture.  The capital city, located in Southeast Louisiana, is home to over 800,000 residents making it one of the most populous cities in the state.  It is a very family-oriented city with great schools, 2 major universities (Louisiana State University and Southern University), restaurants, shopping, and an abundance of sports and cultural opportunities.  Known for its great people, unique food, and lively music, Baton Rouge has something for everyone!

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RECENT AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS RECEIVED BY OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER BATON ROUGE

Becker’s Hospital Review

  • Only Louisiana hospital ranked in Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Great Community Hospitals” (2016)

Care Chex, a division of COMPARION

  • Ranks in the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for medical excellence in 7 clinical categories including Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care, Cardiac Care, Gastrointestinal Care, Neurological Care, Heart Attack Treatment, and Stroke Care.  (2017)

Healthgrades

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award (2017, 2016, 2015)
  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence (2017)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award (2017, 2016)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award (2017, 2016)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award (2016)

Leapfrog

  • Earned an “A” grade in patient safety  (2017, 2016)

Truven Health Analytics

  • One of only 10 hospitals in the United States to receive the Truven Health Analytics Everest Award, an honor awarded to hospitals that have achieved both the highest current performance and the fastest long-term improvement over five years.  (2017)
  • Only hospital in Louisiana named in the Top 100 Hospitals  (2017, 2016)
  • Only hospital in Louisiana to be named to the "50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals" (2016)

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