Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport & LSU Health Sciences Center
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: MD
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 00055769
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport & Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport are seeking candidates for a third BC/BE qualified Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician to join its growing full-service practice. By joining this team, you will have the opportunity to become a leader in innovation and growth in the North Louisiana area. The practice is associated with one of North Louisiana’s premier Women’s and Children’s medical centers in St. Mary’s where there is: •122-bed hospital with 3 floors dedicated to the Women’s & Children’s Center •Comprehensive diagnostic imaging center •Neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) •Labor and Delivery suites
Along with the current two physicians, the candidate would procure referrals from across all North Louisiana, Southern Arkansas and East Texas through the Ochsner network that includes three hospital facilities, numerous clinics, as well as other out-of-network providers. The ideal candidate would cultivate an atmosphere of community and strive to develop relationships with the patients and their families. The Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine offers extensive exposure to managing complex pregnancy complications in a comprehensive perinatal practice. We have a section of 2 MFM physicians, along with a support staff and multidisciplinary involvement of Neonatology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Surgery and other pediatric subspecialties as necessary.
Position Highlights: •2 MFM physicians •24 Residents (6/year) •19 OB/Gyn physicians; 5 APPs •Outpatient majority practice; Inpatient consult only – no deliveries. •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. More than 800 students are enrolled in the degree programs at any one time. Additionally, nearly 600 residents and fellows are trained each year. •Collegial and multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses to collaborate on a customized plan of care for each patient. •Physician leadership and input at all levels of administration.
Responsibilities: •Inpatient consults and outpatient care. •Maternal transfers. •Deliveries. •Emphasizes teaching and provides vitally important leadership and guidance to medical students and residents.
About Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport & LSU Health Sciences Center
We’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Partnering with the LSU School of Medicine, our goal is to provide high-quality patient care within a setting that advances medical science through research and educates the next generation of leaders in healthcare. We are committed to providing opportunities for our staff that develop and grow careers in a compassionate team-oriented environment focused on patients first. At Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana and discover your future today!