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Physician - Division Chief of Hematology/Medical Oncology - Full Time Academic

Ochsner Health
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Full Time
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Division Chief of Medical Oncology/Hematology

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport are seeking a Division Chief of Medical Oncology/Hematology.

The successful candidate for Division Chief of Medical Oncology/Hematology will have both clinical and research focuses to lead the medical oncology division. Leadership responsibilities will include coordinating and integrating the core mission areas with the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and the Cancer Service Line, along with Cancer Center Director, across the breadth of the Northwest Louisiana region. Must have strong administrative, clinical, and teaching skills and a commitment to the broad mission of the Hematology/Oncology Division fostering outstanding clinical operations, program development, and coordination across practice locations. The physician appointed to the faculty of the LSU Health Shreveport Medical Center at the level matching their background and experience. The candidate must obtain a Lousianna medical license, privileges at local hospitals, and be credentialed with insurance entities.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

1. Be accountable for the physician and clinical operations, program development specific to medical oncology and oversee the medical oncology division.
2. Work in clinics in medical oncology with disease specific subspecialty emphasis four days/week. Will be expected to meet productivity and quality metrics adjusted for administrative duties.
3. Be committed to providing multi-disciplinary approach to provision of patient care.
4. Participation in call as required for patient care
5. Teaching fellow, residents, medical students as part of the hematology/oncology faculty.

6. Attending tumor boards as indicated as well as attend tumor boards for other specialties at MCI.
7. Performing outreach to community physicians to develop relationships that will generate referrals. Will work with business development liaison to create a referral strategy.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Must be board certified in medical oncology/hematology and have been practicing as a medical oncologist or hematologist for a minimum of 5-7 years. Previous administrative experience is required. Research experience with national funding preferred. Specific information regarding the ability to motivate and lead a division towards improved research productivity by mentorship and teamwork will be requested.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Generous Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Optional Retirement Plans

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