Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Employer
Ochsner Health
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Posted
Jun 09, 2020
Closes
Jun 09, 2021
Ref
2043840
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Ochsner Health is seeking two board eligible/board certified pediatric gastroenterologists, at least one with experience and interest in hepatology.

Ochsner serves a wide variety of patients across the region with a clinic at the main pediatric ambulatory facility in New Orleans, as well as satellite clinics. Several multidisciplinary clinics are currently offered including a liver transplant clinic, aerodigestive clinic, inflammatory bowel disease clinic, pediatric feeding disorders clinic and a colorectal clinic. Ochsner has a 33 pediatric bed unit, along with a 14 bed PICU, 12 bed CVICU, and 54 Level IV NICU. The pediatric gastroenterology division serves as a consultant service to our pediatric hospitalists, intensivists and other subspecialists. Ochsner has a very robust liver transplant service and is the only center in Louisiana that offers pediatric liver transplants. Additionally, an intensive pediatric feeding disorders clinic is actively in development. Ochsner sponsors the combined Tulane-Ochsner pediatric residency program and we teach medical school students from Tulane as well as the University of Queensland for 12 months per year allowing for ample opportunity for teaching.

Ochsner Health has been ranked among the top 50 children s hospitals in the country for pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery specialties in the 2018-19 U.S. News and World Report Best Chidlren's Hospitals rankings. It is also the only children's hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi ever recongnized by US News & World Report as a specialty top 50 hospitals in pediatric heart care and has now been ranked by USNWR for 2 years in a row! For more information, please visit www.ochsner.org.

Ochsner Hospital for Children operates a dedicated pediatric emergency department, with in-house intensivists as well as a dedicated, full-time, pediatric transport team providing ground, rotary and fixed wing transports across the entire Gulf South region. Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org. To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou.

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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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