Physician Cardiothoracic Surgery

Employer
Ochsner Health
Location
Covington, Louisiana
Closing date
Feb 13, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Ochsner Health in Covington, LA is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join its expanding practice. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional, clinically oriented surgeon, and must be American Board of Thoracic Surgery certified or eligible. Ochsner Health s Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery is a vibrant and nationally renowned division of our Department of Surgery. Our division specializes in, left ventricular assist devices, aortic surgery, minimally invasive and off-pump procedures.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE POSITION:

  • Clinic-based position with dedicated OR time
  • Coverage for 3 Community hospitals
  • Collaborative team of Radiologists, Pathologists, Pulmonologists, Surgeons, Medical and Radiation Oncologists and nurse navigators to assist with the customized plan of care for each patient
  • Multidisciplinary clinics across Ochsner Health System
  • APP support
  • Weekly call rotation shared amongst physicians within the group (clinic and hospital consult)
  • 24/7 reliable hospitalists onsite
  • Integrated practice model with strong, internal referral network
  • Support available from specialists throughout the Ochsner Health System
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health System
  • Tort reform state

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Paid vacation, holidays and CME
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice and tail insurance
  • Louisiana is a tort-reform state

Call the Northshore Home

  • The Northshore region, near Mandeville, Slidell and Covington, LA is located north of Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. Just 30 miles from New Orleans the Northshore region offers a family oriented low cost of living location with easy access to all the amenities of a city. Known for its many recreational programs for both adults and kids, excellent parks, frequent festivals and community events throughout the year, the Northshore has continued to attract residents to the growing area. Additionally, St Tammany Parish is ranked #1 for its outstanding, award-winning public school system.

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 a trusted specialist. Our strong commitment to academic medicine offers you participation in clinical teaching with options for academic teaching, research and academic titles.

Awards, Accomplishments and Accolades

Ochsner Health is consistently recognized for excellence:

  • New England Journal of Medicine published 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

Join our team and help make a difference! Apply Today or contact Barbara Brown at Barbara.brown@ochsner.org:

https://ochsner.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OchsnerPhysician/job/Covington---Northshore-Region---Louisiana/Physician---Cardiothoracic-Surgery---Covington--LA_REQ_00122260

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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