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Physician - Fellowship Trained Gastroenterologist - Full Time Academic

Ochsner Health
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Full Time
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Ochsner LSU Health System and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport seek a Fellowship-trained Gastroenterology position in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Must be board certified/ board eligible in Gastroenterology and be eligible for active Louisiana Medical Licensure.

This position would be for an Assistant or Associate position. J1 Visa sponsorship with Conrad 30 waiver program.

The appointment would include a community staffing position along with a team of experienced gastroenterology and hepatology physicians in a supportive, friendly environment. This position reports to Qiang Cai, MD, Chief of the Division.

Clinical duties would require weekly teaching responsibilities in GI outpatient clinics, endoscopic procedures and inpatient consult services. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of gastroenterological diseases, commitment to scholarly activity and clinical care. Currently, the gastroenterology section has 9 fellows and 8 FT faculty members.

Highlights of the Position:

  • Our health sciences center is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions and a robust research enterprise. More than 800 students are enrolled in the degree programs at any one time. Additionally, nearly 600 residents and fellows are trained each year.
  • Home to the only Level I Trauma center in the surrounding region, and one of only two in the state.
  • Collegial and multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses to collaborate on a customized plan of care for each patient.
  • Physician leadership and input at all levels of administration.

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

Shreveport is an attractive, comfortable, small Southern city with excellent schools, restaurants and multiple cultural opportunities. It is the third most populous city in Louisiana after New Orleans and Baton Rouge, respectively, and it is located in Northwest Louisiana (population 393,406). Shreveport is also part of the I-20 Cyber Corridor linking the tech-centered Dallas Fort Worth, Shreveport Bossier, Greater Monroe, and Greater Atlanta metropolitan areas together. The city of Shreveport is 188 miles from Dallas, Texas; 215 miles from Little Rock and 73 miles from Texarkana, Arkansas; and 250 miles from the state capital of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The city's proximity to the nearby cities makes it North Louisiana and the Ark-La-Tex's transportation hub.

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