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Physician - Pulmonology/Critical Care - Slidell, LA

Ochsner Health
Slidell, Louisiana
Closing date
Feb 25, 2025

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Ochsner Health is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pulmonary & Critical Care Physician in our practice in Slidell. Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with 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.

Position Highlights:

  • Ochsner Medical Center Northshore currently employs four full-time Board-Certified Pulmonologists.
  • Team of providers include 3 APPs who provide coverage to outpatient clinics for follow-up appointments and patient overflow.
  • Ochsner Medical Center Northshore and Slidell Memorial Hospital are in a joint partnership allowing for two independent organizations to collaborate and offer better, more cost-effective healthcare for the region.
  • Slidell Memorial Hospital has 28 Open ICU beds and Ochsner Medical Center Northshore has 16 ICU beds.
  • Weekly call rotation shared amongst physicians within the group.
  • Robust pulmonary disease office practice and associated procedures, with wide referral base both local and regional to manage a comprehensive range of chronic pulmonary conditions.
  • Practice is complemented by a 4-bed Sleep Lab and Pulmonary Rehab department.
  • Growing diagnostic programs such as EBUS, Pulmonary Hypertension and Spirometry Testing in primary care clinics.
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health.

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.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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