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Physician - Vice Chair, Rheumatologist

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

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Academic rank and compensation package will be commensurate with academic qualifications and experience. In addition to clinical care, education, and research, the Vice-Chair will participate in Ochsner leadership development programs and work to improve the department s national profile. The department currently includes seven staff physicians and four fellows. Ochsner Medical Center is the referral center for Ochsner Health, and the rheumatology department manages patients from across Louisiana and Mississippi with inflammatory rheumatic disease. The department has strong multidisciplinary support across the sub-specialties to assist in the management of our complex patients.

Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating 80 years in 2022, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and heart transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies. It has 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; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2021, Ochsner Health treated more than 1 million people from every state and 75 countries. As Louisiana s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit www.ochsner.org.

New Orleans is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in America. Amenities include multiple universities, academic centers, professional sports teams, world-class dining, cultural interests, renowned live entertainment and music.

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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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