Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon

Employer
Ochsner Health
Location
Lafayette, Louisiana
Posted
Aug 10, 2021
Closes
Aug 10, 2022
Ref
2105789
Specialty
Gynecology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

OCHSNER HEALTH IN LAFAYETTE is currently seeking a BC/BE fellowship trained Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon to join our existing 5 physician, multi-specialty group practice. As Ochsner Gynecologic Oncology expands to southwest Louisiana, we are looking to add two partners to our Lafayette-based team. Our New Orleans and Lafayette teams will work jointly to provide the highest level of and most advanced care in the Gynecologic Oncology practice. Members of all sites participate in a multidisciplinary Tumor Board, have access to a large referral center in New Orleans for surgical support when necessary, and have the ability to enroll in both industry-sponsored, and cooperative group trials. Currently, members of the Ochsner Gynecology Oncology section see patients at Ochsner Baptist, The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center at OMC Jefferson Highway, Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge, Chabert Medical Center in Houma, and the Ochsner St. Tammany Cancer Center. We have a broad referral area and strong telemedicine component to our practice.

Ochsner Health is Louisiana s largest non-profit regional health system committed to always delivering excellence. Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center is the hub of Women s Services in the Acadiana region of Louisiana. We are currently investing more than $35 million in the renovation and expansion of the Obstetric and NICU areas to support a large referral base of Ob/Gyn s. The system has over 4,000 employees, serving the south-central region of Louisiana by aligning with facilities across Acadiana.

With Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) as the flagship hospital, LGH also owns or manages Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital, Oil Center Surgical Plaza, St. Martin Hospital, University Hospital & Clinics (UHC), Acadia General Hospital and Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital. LGH also has clinical affiliations with several other hospitals and professional medical centers across South Louisiana. LGMC and UHC, Acadiana's only two teaching hospitals, provide graduate medical education across many disciplines, including Obstetrics and Gynecology residents.

Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) staffs a total of 475 beds, including 366 at its main campus, 85 at its southwest campus and 24 at the Behavioral Health Unit. It is the largest full-service acute-care medical center in Acadiana. LGMC operates the busiest emergency room and only Level 2 Trauma designation in Acadiana and handles the highest level of trauma in the region. In addition, 2 DaVinci Xi robotic systems are available for use. There is currently a 40 chair infusion suite that is undergoing a 34 chair expansion, and full-time Radiation Oncology support including brachytherapy services.

In an effort to meet the needs of the community, LGMC boasts a Center of Excellence in Breast Imaging, has an Accredited Cancer Center, an accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program and is an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center, and is a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center in Maternity Care and in Bariatrics.

Interested physicians should apply HERE

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.

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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