Adolescent Medicine Physician

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 9, 2023

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Full Time
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We re seeking a Board-Certified Adolescent Medicine Physician for an exciting opportunity to join Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. The successful candidate will develop an adolescent medicine program within Ochsner s Health s regional health system, the largest not-for-profit academic health system in the Gulf South.

This position will include work with:

  • Gender Medicine Care:
    • Integrate into a multidisciplinary pediatric gender medicine team within a larger gender medicine clinic serving children, adolescents and adults and provide consultation and follow-up care to adolescents.
  • Consultation:
    • Provide consultation to general pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and family medicine physicians to help in the management of adolescents. Those consults will include, but are not limited to:
      • High-risk teens: High-risk sexual behavior, drug use, gang/juvenile justice, mental health, and chronic medical conditions with poor adherence
      • Complex medical conditions: Conditions that have combined medical/psychosocial etiologies (e.g., chronic fatigue, autonomic disorders, somatization)
      • Solid-organ transplants
      • Oncology
      • Congenital heart disease
      • Transgender/gender-expansive youth
      • Reproductive health: Contraceptive care, menstrual concerns, sexually transmitted infections/prevention, provision of PrEP
      • Substance use and treatment
      • Transition from pediatric to adult-based medicine
    • Leadership and Education:
      • Training and education for medical students and pediatric residents
      • Provide consultation and teaching for outpatient and inpatient pediatrics teams regarding the care of adolescents and conditions that present frequently in adolescence
      • Provide leadership for and education in adolescent health locally and throughout the Gulf South

About Ochsner Hospital for Children

Ranked #1 in Louisiana for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2022-23, Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in the new rankings in pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, and pediatric orthopedics.
Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.

Ochsner Hospital for Children is a rapidly expanding 125-bed children s hospital offering a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties, including advanced gastroenterology/hepatology, orthopedic surgery, oncology and heart, liver, and bone marrow transplant.

Ochsner also maintains 12 rotating satellite pediatric subspecialty clinics (eight in Louisiana, four in Mississippi); three permanent pediatric subspecialty clinics; and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary development pediatrics center. Ochsner performed the first pediatric heart/kidney transplant in the region and is the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volume and outcomes).

About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Gulf South with a mission to serve, heal, lead, educate and innovate. This not-for-profit organization is committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventive screenings, health and wellness resources, and partnerships. Ochsner Health and its partners also educate thousands of health care professionals annually and is innovating health care by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient, and effective. Its team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region.

About the Big Easy

One of the most exciting and vibrant U.S. cities, New Orleans is both cosmopolitan and laid-back. The appeal of living here is undeniable, from its blend of cultures and rich history to its distinct neighborhoods and professional sports, gorgeous city parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities, and Southern warmth, hospitality and charm.

With an international airport and short 2-3 hour drives to the beaches of Alabama and Florida, the region offers an exceptional environment to both live and work with a cost of living that s lower than the national average. Plus, New Orleans has one of the highest concentrations of top-ranked public schools in the state.

Interested physicians should apply HERE

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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