Pediatric Nephrologist

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
We re seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Nephrologist for an exciting opportunity in the Section of Pediatric Nephrology at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a comprehensive pediatric kidney care program within Ochsner s Health s regional health system, the largest not-for-profit academic health system in the Gulf South.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
Clinical Care
  • Provide inpatient and outpatient kidney care for children with acute, chronic and end-stage renal disease.
  • Partner with medical and surgical colleagues to serve children with complex conditions in multidisciplinary programs.

Program Development
  • Opportunity for qualified candidates to develop a pediatric kidney transplant program to complement existing pediatric liver, heart, and bone marrow transplant programs.

Teaching and Research
  • Teach medical students, residents, and allied health students.
  • Clinical and translational research opportunities abound for qualified candidates.
  • Academic appointment commensurate with experience.
The Department of Pediatrics and our pediatric subspecialists (collectively, Ochsner for Children ) represent over 200 pediatric physicians. The group is the region s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. We offer a full range of pediatric services including bone marrow transplantation, solid organ transplantation, pediatric cardiovascular surgery as well as the region s only comprehensive multidisciplinary developmental center. We utilize a 54-bed Level III-C Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 14-bed PICU, a 12-bed pediatric CVICU, a 35-bed pediatric acute unit, as well as dedicated, full-time, region-wide in-house pediatric and neonatal transport teams and are actively planning expansions.About Ochsner Hospital for Children

Ranked #1 Children s Hospital in Louisiana for the third year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-24, Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in the new rankings in two specialties: Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics. Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the Gulf South 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, and includes Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Advanced GI and Hepatology, Advanced Orthopedic Surgery, Hematology-Oncology, Cleft Palate/Cranio-Facial Surgery, as well as heart, liver, and bone marrow transplant. There are also several multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to complex conditions. The hospital not only performed the first pediatric heart/kidney transplant in the region but is also the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volume and outcomes).

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 developmental pediatrics center.

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