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Physician - Chair of Rheumatology

Employer
Ochsner Health
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
May 7, 2025

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Minimum Requirements
• Have an MD, MD/PhD, DO, or international equivalent terminal degree
• Be eligible for medical licensure and clinical practice in the state of Louisiana
• Have a proven record of administrative and academic leadership abilities, as well as a demonstrated commitment to education, mentoring, and clinical research.

Preferred Qualifications
• A strong record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding
• Demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in complex organizational environments
• Excellent communication skills to interface with learners, faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, community organizations and donors
• We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and will work toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
• Leadership
• Program building
• Career development
• Financial management
• Accomplishment in basic, clinical, health services, translational or educational research
• Building relationships with donors and community leaders
• Development of performance metrics for faculty
• A demonstrated commitment to education and mentorship of medical and graduate students, residents and fellows


Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience – great compensation opportunity and negotiable. Ochsner offers a full benefits package.
Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating more than 80 years of service, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and kidney transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children’s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report.
The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities through its Healthy State by 2030 initiative, a bold and collaborative plan to realize a healthier Louisiana. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including 4,000 patients enrolled in 685 clinical studies in 2022.
It has more than 37,000 employees and over 4,700 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 46 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls.
In 2022, Ochsner Health treated more than 1.4 million people from every state and 62 countries. As Louisiana’s top healthcare educator of physicians, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit www.ohsner.org.


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