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Physician - General OBGYN - Full Time Academic

Employer
Ochsner Health
Location
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Jan 23, 2025

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport seek a General OB/Gyn Physician to join our team in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Saint Mary s Medical Center in Shreveport. The hospital has new and state-of-the-art operating rooms, Level IV L&D and Level III NICU, recently renovated spacious faculty offices. L&D is covered by two nocturnists weekdays and part of the weekend. Our specialists on-site include fellowship-trained faculty in MFM and Urogynecology, in addition to offering Adolescent Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Services. Our team consists of both academic and clinical faculty, with a 28 resident program complement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have an MD or DO
  • Be US board-certified or board-eligible in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Louisiana
  • Have outstanding obstetric and surgical skills with interest in clinical activities
  • Commitment to the education of residents and medical students

Highlights of the Position:

  • 22 Faculty, including 2 Nocturnists, 2 MFMs and 1 Urogynecologist (+1 Gyn Oncology and 2 REI community faculty)
  • Call is one 36-hour weekend shift every 5-6 weeks
  • 28 residents
  • High patient volumes
  • H1B and J1 to H1B visa waiver opportunities available in our Shreveport and Monroe Campuses

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and training
  • Relocation expenses
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life, Long-Term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Multiple retirement options

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. Around 600 medical students and 600 residents / fellows are trained by our institution every year.

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Shreveport is the third most populous city in Louisiana after New Orleans and Baton Rouge, respectively. It is located in Northwest Louisiana and has a population of 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 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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