Rheumatologist - Ochsner Medical Center
Ochsner Health South Shore is seeking a Full-Time BC/BE RHEUMATOLOGIST to join our practice at Ochsner Medical Center in Kenner, LA. This is an outpatient only general Rheumatologist position. Newly trained and experienced physicians are welcomed to apply. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.
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.
Why choose Ochsner Health
At Ochsner, innovation is at the core of everything we do. We are a pioneer in telemedicine and population health, including innovative chronic disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes. Our team-based practices are designed to provide you with the support you need to best serve your patients, while also offering excellent work-life balance. Ochsner s commitment to coordination of care will allow you to seamlessly refer patients to trusted specialists. Our strong commitment to academic medicine offers you participation in clinical teaching with options for academic teaching, research and academic titles.
Ochsner Medical Center Kenner is an acute care community hospital servicing the residents of Kenner and surrounding communities. With advantages of a large urban medical center in a community-based setting, the hospital offers a full-range of services and award-winning care to meet all of a family s healthcare needs.
Services offered include 24-hour Level II emergency care, maternity and women s services, an advanced-technology Outpatient Diagnostic and Therapy Center, an Infusion Center, a renowned Wound Care and Hyperbarics program and more. Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner is also home to one of the largest multidisciplinary Neuroendocrine Tumor Programs in the U.S., attracting patients from around the globe.
The hospital is supported by several satellite health centers offering primary care, urgent care and specialty care appointments, as well as other clinical services. Since opening in 1985, the facility continues to grow and achieve excellence in all aspects of healthcare, from total patient satisfaction to clinical expertise and exceptional outcomes.
Ochsner Medical Center Kenner was recognized by the 2021 CareChex Health System Quality Awards as #1 in the State for Medical Excellence in Heart Failure Treatment and Top 10% in the Nation for Medical Excellence in Cancer Care.
- Board Certified/Board eligible in Rheumatology
- Excellent clinical and communication skills
- NRP Certification preferred
Awards, Accomplishments and Accolades for Ochsner Health
- New England Journal of Medicine published Ochsner Covid-19 research (Hospitalization and Mortality among Black Patients and White Patients with Covid-19, NEJM May 27,2020)
- National Institute of Health (NIH) grant for our work on Opioid Stewardship ($1.6 million)
- Recognized by Indeed as a Top-Rated Workplace for Work-Life Balance in 2019
- Named as a 2019 Top Workplace by Times-Picayune
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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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