Rheumatologist - Bayou Region
Ochsner Health South Shore is seeking a Full-Time BC/BE RHEUMATOLOGIST to join our practice in the Bayou Region, covering Lafourche and St. Mary Parishes. 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. J1 applicants are accepted for these locations.
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 St. Anne Hospital is located in Raceland, LA and offers essential healthcare services to Lafourche and the surrounding parishes. We deliver quality healthcare by our constant commitment to quality measures and patient satisfaction. Our staff of nurses, doctors, technicians and other professionals work constantly to improve our medical care and customer service, focusing the resources of our entire hospital on you. And, we support the health and vitality of the local communities we serve.
As a fully accredited, full-service hospital staffed by skilled physicians and specialists, Ochsner St. Anne provides life saving services including a 24-hour full-service emergency department with average wait times of less than 15 minutes, stroke care, intensive care unit and multiple surgical specialties including general surgery, orthopedics, pain management and urology. Additional services include maternity suites with state-of-the-art monitoring for mothers and babies, behavioral health services and many advanced medical technologies including MRI, digital and 3D mammography, low-dose CT and much more. Also, we offer full lab services, a blood donor center, infusion center and a wound care clinic.
Ochsner St. Mary, a healthcare leader in the community, is a 164 bed acute care facility located in the center of Morgan City, LA. Our staff is committed to delivering quality healthcare, excellent quality measures and patient satisfaction to the people of St. Mary Parish and the surrounding areas. Morgan City, a quaint port town located along the banks of the Atchafalaya River and near the Louisiana coast, offers a vibrant culture with Cajun roots, amazing food, and world class fishing, both inland and off-shore. St. Mary parish is home to wildlife that makes for a hunter s paradise. Our beloved city is less than 1.5 hours from New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, offering easy access to multiple professional and college sports teams, international travel and countless excursions.
- 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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J1 opportunities are available
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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