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Physician - Sleep Medicine

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

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Position Highlights:

Our sleep department is an outpatient practice comprised of 4 board certified Sleep physicians (1 neurology and 3 pulmonology), 1 nurse practitioner and 1 physician assistant. We have a close working relationship with behavioral health to provide CBTi services, with several ENT physicians in our organization to implant hypoglossal nerve stimulators, and with several experienced local dentists to supply oral appliances. Sleep medicine services are in high demand in our organization, and our streamlined referral network includes primary care, ENT, allergy, psychiatry, and cardiology. We are closely integrated with in-house DME to perform CPAP setups, downloads, and mask fittings.

Our Sleep Labs are AASM accredited with 12-beds at three locations with a fully integrated home sleep testing program offering sleep diagnostic services for both pediatrics and adults. There is easy access to the patient medical record and sleep study software through our secure web-portal. Our sleep group conducts a monthly journal club and case discussion conference. There are informal opportunities to teach neurology, internal medicine, and psychiatry residents on their outpatient sleep medicine rotations. There are also opportunities for teaching as a clinical assistant professor with Tulane and LSU, research support, and Physician Leadership development.

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.

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