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Physician - Rheumatology - Covington, LA

Ochsner Health
Slidell, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 12, 2024

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Full Time
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Ochsner Health is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Rheumatologist. Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South.

Ochsner Health’s expanding team includes physicians with expertise in the following rheumatic diseases:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Spondylarthropathies including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis and enteropathic arthritis
  • Inflammatory myositis
  • Systemic sclerosis
  • Gout and calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Systemic sarcoidosis
  • Rheumatic complications in transplant medicine

Position Highlights:

* Clinics are located in Covington, LA within St. Tammany Parish

* Infusion suites located in Covington & Slidell

* No hospital call required

* Integrated practice model with strong, internal referral network

* Complement services immediately offered at regional clinic health centers with Lab, diagnostic and outpatient surgical services offered

* Support available from specialists throughout the Ochsner Health System

* EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health System

* Tort reform state

With a panel of over 6,600 unique patients and practice growth exceeding 6%,the Ochsner Rheumatology Department serves patients throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. To meet the constant demand for services, Rheumatology has led innovative initiatives for access to care including virtual direct to consumer visits. With priority focus on our patients, the Rheumatology team has achieved the 93rd percentile for “Likelihood to Recommend the Practice” in Press Ganey reporting for patient experience in healthcare facilities.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Paid vacation, holidays and CME
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Additional benefit options focused on physical, financial, social and mental health
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice and tail insurance

Why Choose Ochsner Health:

  • Flexible schedules to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
  • Integrated health care delivery model with multi-specialty collaboration, large internal referral network and innovative resources dedicated to improving patient care and your ease of practice.
  • Physician-led organization that ensures our providers are given the tools and support needed to care for patients.
  • Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, physician leadership and community service.
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the health system to enhance flexibility in patient management.
  • Our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is demonstrated by hiring a workforce that celebrates individual uniqueness among people and cultures. We focus our efforts in key areas that correlate back to our core values of Patient First, Compassion, Integrity, Inclusivity, Excellence and Teamwork.

Call the Northshore Home:

The Northshore region is a suburb that includes affordable family-friendly neighborhoods, great schools and an abundance of community activities. We have more than 20 Ochsner Health clinics, urgent cares and hospital facilities, including Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore, and partnerships with Slidell Memorial Hospital and St. Tammany Parish Hospital. The Northshore is leading healthcare capabilities in primary, urgent and emergency care as well as pediatrics and advanced specialties.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions.

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