Breast Imaging Section Chief

Ochsner Health
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Jan 21, 2023

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Radiology / Imaging
Full Time
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We re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Partnering with the LSU School of Medicine, our goal is to provide high-quality patient care within a setting that advances medical science through research and educates the next generation of leaders in healthcare. We are committed to providing opportunities for our staff that develop and grow careers in a compassionate team-oriented environment focused on patients first.

At Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana and discover your future today!

The Department of Radiology at LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport in collaboration with Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is seeking is a Section Chief of Breast Imaging. We are seeking visionary radiologist to assist in the building of a state-of-the-art breast imaging section and breast health center. This candidate will assist in developing a program that provides personalized, cutting edge, efficient clinical services to support the population of Shreveport and the Northwest region of Louisiana. The candidate will be part of an energetic, diverse and multispecialty team of Radiologist and work and interact with members of a multidisciplinary breast program comprised of nurse coordinators and navigators, breast pathologists, Surgical, Medical and Radiation Oncologists from FWCC (Feist-Weiller Cancer Center). As part of the LSU Academic Health System, the Section Chief will also have oversight of education and research of this section.

The Organization: Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is an integrated academic health care system, providing the full spectrum of medical services, including a level 1 trauma and stroke centers, several centers of excellence, dedicated Women s and Children s hospital and a multidisciplinary Cancer Center (FWCC).

Clinical Responsibilities: The Breast Imaging Chief will be expected to expand and integrate the breast health services to assure the Breast Health Center is productive and offers cutting-edge service to the community. The clinical responsibilities are 100% Breast Focused. The breast imaging section presently provides a range of breast imaging techniques and interventions which include 2/3D mammography, Breast MRI, US and interventional stereotactic (prone and sitting) methodologies.

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary is 400K and can be tailored to the persons level or experience. As an LSU employee you will have access to extensive benefits which include Louisiana state pension plan with an employer matching contribution of XX% of base salary. In addition, candidate can participate in 401(a), 403(b) and 457(b) voluntary retirement plans. State employee with 5 or more years vested will qualify for lifelong health benefits through the state.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have completed a US Fellowship and extensive experience in Breast Imaging
  • Must have a MD or MD/PhD or equivalent degree.
  • Applicant must be a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology
  • The ideal candidate should be an Associate Professor or have the academic credentials and experience that will qualify candidate to be appointed to the rank of Associate Professor.

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