COMMUNITY PATHOLOGIST POSITION

Employer
Ochsner Health System
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Posted
Jul 02, 2019
Closes
Jul 01, 2020
Ref
1994602
Specialty
Pathology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Ochsner Health System in New Orleans is seeking a Pathologist for our community pathology group.  Applicants should be board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and have experience in diagnostic surgical pathology as well as cytology. The available position is based in the community hospital group within Ochsner health System in the greater New Orleans, Louisiana region.  The position has a predominant emphasis in surgical pathology and cytology.

Currently, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine consists of 30 pathologist and two PhD's.  The Community group is made up of 8 pathologists who currently staff 5 hospitals within the greater New Orleans Area.  The current advertised position will grow our community group pathologists.  Additionally, there are 12 pathologists who practice primarily anatomic pathology at the Ochsner Medical Center-New Orleans campus. Our entire pathologist group and provides expertise with subspecialty training and interest in dermatopathology, breast pathology, GYN pathology, pediatric pathology, soft tissue pathology, thoracic pathology, transplant pathology, GU and GI pathology as well as cytopathology.  There are additional clinical pathologists with expertise in blood bank/HLA, hematopathology, microbiology and clinical chemistry. The Ochsner health system currently processes approximately 75,000 surgical cases and 50,000 cytology cases annually.  There is a vast spectrum of cases, with a wide range of complexity.  The department supports a solid organ transplantation program and comprehensive oncology services, including a state-of-the-art breast cancer center and a bone marrow transplant program. As Ochsner Medical Center is an academic institution, the Department supports the academic initiatives of the organization, and serves as an affiliate training site for 2 local accredited pathology training programs as well as rotating medical students.

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 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 60 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,200 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 ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

As a suburb of New Orleans, the North Shore region, offers a family-oriented community with the amenities of New Orleans just 30 minutes away. The North Shore is known for the many festivals, parks, and community events throughout the year.  Additionally, St. Tammany Parish is ranked #1 in the state for its outstanding, award winning school system. The North Shore offers an entire network of advanced healthcare services with over 160 physicians and 60 APPs who deliver integrated care at our multiple North Shore locations.

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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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