Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician

Ochsner Health
Meridian, Mississippi
Closing date
Jan 30, 2023

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
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We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, 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 Health and discover your future today!

Ochsner Rush Health, based in Meridian, MS, is looking for BE/BC Pulmonologist/Critical Care physician to help us grow our program. We have an extensive network of 30 primary care clinics and 5 critical access hospitals throughout East Central Mississippi and West Alabama that serve as a large referral base. We currently have one pulmonologist on our team (4 pulmonologists in town) with a third intensivist to help with the ICU coverage. This position offers a nice mix of Pulmonary and Critical Care, EBUS and more procedures to come.

Highlights include:

  • 23 bed closed ICU; with 11 ICU beds in the Long-term Acute-Care Hospital

  • Alternate coverage between Pulmonology outpatient clinic & ICU.

  • Telemedicine and EBUS available. Navigational Bronchoscopy coming.

  • Very large 8 county referral area with a 350,000 patient base.

  • Adult Hospitalist Program that has been here for over 20 years

  • Best in class EHR system- EPIC systemwide.

  • New young administration that directly supports our physicians.

  • Rapidly growing system -have added over 30 new physicians in the last 2 years.

  • Competitive Compensation including 2 year base guarantee plus wRVU.

  • Enticing Recruitment package consisting of stipend, loan repayment and/or stipend.

  • Teaching opportunities for local family medicine residency program.

  • Hospital does sponsor J1 waivers.

Benefits include:

  • Hospital Employed setting

  • Health insurance for doctor & family

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Malpractice with tail

  • Hospital will pay dues, license and membership costs

Meridian, MS: A mid-sized town with a population of 45 to 50,000. Commonly referred as the Transportation Center of the South, Meridian is very centrally located with rapid access to major cities including New Orleans, LA (3 hours); Jackson, MS (1.5 hours); Birmingham, AL (2.5 hours); Atlanta, GA (4 hours); and the beaches of Gulf Shores, AL (3.5 hours). It is a very family Oriented community with conservative values, a low cost of Living, low crime rate and excellent school options. Our beautiful year-round warm weather allows for multiple outdoor activities including camping, fishing, hiking and boating. Meridian has a strong medical community with Ochsner Rush Health making up the largest non-military employer in the region. Known for its thriving performing arts, the city boasts the MS Arts & Entertainment Experience (MAX); the Riley Center; The Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian Little Theatre and the Meridian Symphony Orchestra.

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