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Physician - Gastroenterologist – ESOPHAGEAL/FOREGUT SPECIALIST

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, 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 GASTROENTEROLOGIST to lead our esophageal disease program. 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.

Position Highlights:

  • Focus on esophageal disease no general GI clinics, unless desired
  • Opportunity to lead the GI aspect of an existing, regional, multidisciplinary esophageal swallowing disorders program that includes specialists from foregut surgery, thoracic surgery, otorhinolaryngology, and speech and swallow pathology
  • Oversee an exisiting esophageal motility lab that offers leading edge diagnostics includes high-resolution esophageal manometry with impedance, EndoFlip , BRAVO pH testing, and pH impedance testing
  • Departmental support to practice/develop/lead related programs in Barrett s esophagus and endobariatrics, if desired.
  • Join a collegial, 23-physician, GI group comprised general GIs, hepatologists, IBD subspecialists, and advanced endoscopists
  • Excellent call schedule shared among large GI group currently 5 weeks/year
  • Opportunity to teach Institution supports a strong GI fellowship (3 trainees/year) and Internal Medicine residency programs
  • GI-dedicated clinical research infrastructure available

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.

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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