Interventional Nephrologist

Employer
Ochsner Health
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Posted
Nov 11, 2021
Closes
Nov 11, 2022
Ref
2125390
Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Department of Nephrology at Ochsner Medical Center (OMC) in New Orleans, Louisiana is searching for a full-time Academic Nephrologist interested in a hybrid position in Interventional and General Nephrology.

Our group practice takes care of a large patient population with end-stage kidney disease and dialysis-dependent acute kidney injury. We seek an individual who is proficient and experienced in the whole realm of procedures in Interventional Nephrology, including, but not limited to, the performance of placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on arteriovenous hemodialysis accesses. The successful candidate will also lead a dedicated curriculum for trainees enrolled in our Fellowship Program and will be appointed as Section Director of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology at Ochsner Health System, New Orleans.

From the perspective of General Nephrology, we seek an individual who interested in the full spectrum of tertiary care for a Nephrology practice. We offer the successful candidate the opportunity to practice in a state-of-the-art hospital & clinics in a collegial environment, to educate medical students, residents and fellows, and to participate in clinical and translational research programs aligned to enhance the quality and safety of patient care in a large multispecialty academic group practice setting.

The specific distribution of effort to be dedicated to Interventional and General Nephrology-related duties is negotiable but is to be structured to provide an optimal path for career success. We offer a competitive compensation package commensurate to qualifications.

The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment from our medical school, the Ochsner Clinical School, which enrolls over 100 medical students per year, and is affiliated with the prestigious The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia). Ochsner has the largest Graduate Medical Education Program in the state. Our Nephrology Fellowship Program hosts 3 trainees per year over a 2-year program.

Ochsner Health System (Ochsner Clinic Foundation) 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 29 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 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 600 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.

 

Interested physicians should apply HERE

Sorry, no J1 visa opportunities 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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