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Physician - Transfusion Medicine

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
May 9, 2025

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Part Time
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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.

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine of Ochsner Health in New Orleans, LA is looking for a full-time Transfusion Medicine Clinical Pathologist. The Ochsner Health System Section of Transfusion Medicine provides comprehensive Transfusion Services, including a hospital-based donor center program (18,000 collections annually), complex transfusion service/reference laboratory at our 750+ bed tertiary academic medical center (and assists with oversight of our multiple community hospital blood banks), therapeutic apheresis (1000 procedures annually), cellular therapy processing laboratory and histocompatibility laboratory (in support for our bone marrow transplant and solid organ transplant programs). The Transfusion Medicine section includes one full-time and two part-time board-certified blood bank physicians.

Applicants must have an MD, MD/PhD, or DO degree, be eligible for Louisiana medical license, and have demonstrated excellence in clinical care and education. Board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialty is required. American Board of Pathology certification is preferred. Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine certification and post-fellowship experience is preferred. Recent Transfusion Medicine fellows who are board-eligible may be considered. Experience in Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics with ABHI/ ACHI certification or eligibility is highly preferred, but not required. A successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, enthusiasm for teaching, and a collaborative attitude.

The Transfusion Medicine Section is accredited by the Food and Drug Administration (Donor Program), AABB, College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Foundation for Accreditation in Cellular Therapy (FACT). The HLA laboratory is accredited by the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) and College of American Pathologists (CAP).

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is located at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. The Department is responsible for all laboratory functions in our community Hospitals in Louisiana (and 1 in Southern Mississippi) and Ambulatory Clinics.

Currently, the Ochsner Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has 30 pathologists and 2 PhD's, with additional growth anticipated.

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.

New Orleans is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in America. Amenities include multiple universities, academic centers, professional sports teams, world-class dining, cultural interests, as well as renowned live entertainment and music.

Please email CV to: or call (800) 488-2240.

REQ # 00203140

Interested physicians should apply HERE

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