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Physician - Academic and General Interventional Nephrologist

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Apr 11, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type

Academic and Interventional Nephrologist

Ochsner Health Department of Nephrology

Position Highlights:

  • The Department of Nephrology at Ochsner Medical Center (OMC) in New Orleans, Louisiana is searching for a full-time Academic Nephrologist interested in a hybrid position in Interventional and General Nephrology.
  • Our group practice takes care of a large patient population with end-stage kidney disease and dialysis-dependent acute kidney injury. We seek an individual who is proficient and experienced in the whole realm of procedures in Interventional Nephrology, including, but not limited to, the performance of placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on arteriovenous hemodialysis accesses.
  • The successful candidate will also lead a dedicated curriculum for trainees enrolled in our Fellowship Program and will be appointed as Section Director of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology at Ochsner Health System, New Orleans.
  • From the perspective of General Nephrology, we seek an individual who is interested in the full spectrum of tertiary care for a Nephrology practice.
  • We offer the successful candidate the opportunity to practice in a state-of-the-art hospital & clinics in a collegial environment, to educate medical students, residents and fellows, and to participate in clinical and translational research programs aligned to enhance the quality and safety of patient care in a large multispecialty academic group practice setting.
  • The specific distribution of effort to be dedicated to Interventional and General Nephrology-related duties is negotiable but is to be structured to provide an optimal path for career success. We offer a competitive compensation package commensurate to qualifications.
  • The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment from our medical school, the Ochsner Clinical School, which enrolls over 100 medical students per year, and is affiliated with the prestigious The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia). Ochsner has the largest Graduate Medical Education Program in the state. Our Nephrology Fellowship Program hosts 3 trainees per year over a 2-year program.

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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