Developmental Pediatrician

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Mar 14, 2023

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OCHSNER HEALTH is seeking a DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICIAN to practice at the Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development in New Orleans, LA. Candidates must have experience working with children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental differences. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have experience with assessment of autism spectrum disorder and/or who completed a fellowship with children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental differences. In addition to robust clinical skills, the ideal candidate will be able to work in a collaborative manner with other health professionals and assist with program development. Salary offered will be competitive and commensurate with experience and training.


  • Provide care to children, adolescents, and their families within a growing child development center, the only of its kind providing developmental pediatric are to a wide-spanning geography across Louisiana and Mississippi
  • Complete developmental evaluations and coordinate medication management for children with developmental and/or behavioral concerns, including children under the age of 5 years
  • Recommend appropriate follow-up services and help families navigate how to access additional services as indicated, including keeping abreast of resources within and outside of Ochsner specifically for children with developmental delays to facilitate referrals effectively
  • Collaborate with other clinic staff of all levels and disciplines I order to provide true team-based interdisciplinary care for patients and their families. Most of our initial diagnostic clinics follow a true multi-disciplinary team approach.
  • Work with the entire Boh Center team to innovate ways to address gaps in service, unmet treatment needs, and innovative strategies to enhance the development of programs that best serve our patients
  • Remain well-informed of research around best practices in child developmental assessment and treatment, and participate with regional and/or national workgroups/professional organizations focused on child development and/or child psychology
  • Participate in monthly section and department meetings, and participate in UME and GME education activities as well as additional education such as Pediatrics Grand Rounds

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

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