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Physician - Pediatric Nephrologist

Employer
Ochsner Health
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

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.

Our comprehensive Pediatrics Program including primary care pediatricians and pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists (Ochsner Children s ) represents over 230 physicians. The group is the region s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for newborns, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. We offer a full range of pediatric complex specialty services including congenital heart surgery and cardiac transplantation, liver and bone marrow transplantation, a comprehensive surgical sub-specialty group, and the region s only comprehensive multidisciplinary developmental center.

We recently announced the building of a new separate, comprehensive, dedicated Children s Hospital on our main campus, with expected opening in 2027.

We currently care for patients in an expanding 54-bed Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 14-bed PICU, a 12-bed pediatric CV-ICU, and a 44-bed pediatric acute unit, with a dedicated pediatric emergency room, and full-time, region-wide in-house pediatric and neonatal transport teams.

In addition to patient care, Ochsner Children s Hospital has an ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program and is responsible for teaching pediatric residents from the Tulane-Ochsner Pediatric Residency program as well as medical students from both Tulane and the University of Queensland. Ochsner Health and Xavier University of Louisiana recently announced an agreement to establish a joint College of Medicine.

About Ochsner Children s

Ranked #1 Children s Hospital in Louisiana for the third year in a row and as a top children s hospital nationally for the seventh year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-24. Ochsner Children s Hospital was also recognized as a national leader in the most recent rankings in two specialties: Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics. Ochsner Children s Hospital continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the Gulf South region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.

Ochsner Children s offers a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties, including 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. Ochsner Children s is a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to complex conditions. Ochsner Children s Hospital is the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volume and outcomes) and has the largest and most comprehensive pediatric liver transplant program in the Gulf South.

Ochsner also maintains 28 primary care locations across southern Louisiana and 30 subspecialty locations (Including the Shaquille O Neal Pediatric Super Clinic in Baton Rouge); and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary developmental pediatrics center.

If you would like more information about our program or would like to discuss this position with Dr. William Billy Lennarz, System Chair of Pediatrics, and Dr. Ryan Himes, System Associate Chair of Pediatrics, please contact Courtney Lawhun, Physician Recruiter, at courtney.lawhun@ochsner.org.

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