Physician - Primary Care / Vaccine Research Principal Investigator Kenner, LA

Ochsner Health
Kenner, Louisiana
Closing date
Mar 4, 2023

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Family Medicine
Full Time
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Ochsner Health is looking for a Med/Peds or Family Medicine physician to participate as a sub-investigator for vaccine clinical trials under the leadership of an Infectious Disease specialist. Ideally, we are seeking a physician that can see patients across the entire age spectrum.

Opportunity details:

  • 8 FTE clinical and 0.2 FTE vaccine research
  • approximately 8 hours/week seeing patients with baseline or follow-up physical exams
  • potential flexibility in schedule (working two half-days/week, for example)
  • willing to fully train candidate including required clinical research education
  • experience in clinical trials would be a bonus, but not required nor expected
  • Diversity and Inclusion groups and initiatives driven by our core values
  • Mental health resources and engagement efforts to prevent burnout and maximize wellness

***$100,000 sign-on bonus***

While our work in vaccines began with COVID, the mRNA and other technologies have spurred development of vaccines that will include a number of viruses, bacteria and other microbes. Contributions to science are amongst the most powerful means we have to improving health, wellness and improvements in disease. Prevention of serious disease by vaccination has likely saved more lives than any other single intervention in the practice of medicine.

Interested physicians should apply to:

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 To transform your health, please visit

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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