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Thoracic Surgical Oncologist

AMN Healthcare
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 6, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Thoracic Surgical Oncologist
StartDate: ASAP

The LSU Health New Orleans/LCMC Health Cancer Center in historic, highly desirable New Orleans seeks a Thoracic Surgeon. The incoming Thoracic Surgeon will participate in an integral opportunity to help develop a new NCI-designated Cancer Care Center. Be instrumental in developing the Thoracic Surgery program as the first Thoracic Surgeon on faculty for an academic health system and community that needs this specialized care.

  • Opportunity HighlightsInaugural position to develop an NCI-Designated Cancer Care Center
  • Opportunity to partner with the Louisiana Cancer Prevention and Control Program (LCP), which is a series of programs, projects, and studies that currently covers breast, cervical, HPV, colorectal, lung, and other tobacco-related cancers
  • Participate in program building around critical patients' needs, such as lung screening
  • Provide compassionate clinical care and participate in research and academic pursuits as desired
  • Join a mission-oriented comprehensive academic health sciences center that is built to serve communities' and families' unique needs across New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, and beyond

Community Information

New Orleans, Louisiana, has a wealth of unique heritage and proud traditions. It is best known for its music, vibrant nightlife, numerous festivals, eclectic food, and intricate architecture.

  • The Greater New Orleans region is one of the fastest-growing technology hubs in the country
  • It is home to the Bio Innovation District, founded to foster a hub of bioscience research and entrepreneurship centered on the City's downtown university campuses and medical facilities
  • The Greater New Orleans area consists of colleges and universities that offer entrepreneurship curricula, start-up support, and growing access to capital
  • The City's economic growth engine is led by the Port of New Orleans and top-notch transportation, including access to six Class-1 railroads and one of America's newest international airports
  • The Greater New Orleans area continues to invest in economic development, sustainable energy, and infrastructure upgrades
  • Surrounded by natural beauty, including parks and recreation, the Greater New Orleans area has continuously appeared on top destination lists across multiple national media outlets


Facility Location
The festivals, the restaurants and the night life are a few of the main attractions in New Orleans, and there s always the French Quarter, established by the French in 1718, that is a must go place. Bourbon Street is where the upscale lounges and historic restaurants and jazz clubs are to be found. No wonder the first opera in North America was performed in New Orleans!

Job Benefits

About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, General Thoracic Surgeon, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon, Heart Surgery, Heart Surgeon,

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