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Pediatrician – Slidell, LA - Slidell, LA, USA

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Ochsner Hospital for Children is seeking board certified/board eligible General Pediatrician to join our growing team in Slidell, Louisiana.  We offer comprehensive benefits and competitive salary, including a 2-year guarantee and opportunity for productivity bonus.

 

The North Shore Region includes a network of multispecialty Adult and Pediatric services with over 170 physicians and 100 advanced practice providers. Through our partnerships with St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington, two hospital campuses of Slidell Memorial Hospital in Slidell and the Ochsner hospital Bay St. Louis, we provide Pediatric care for the entire region with two Level III NICUs, a 4 bed PICU and two inpatient Pediatric acute care units.  Neonatologists, Pediatric Hospitalists, and Intensivists cover the hospitals in Covington and Slidell. Pediatric subspecialty clinics are available both in Slidell and Covington.  The Slidell practice is an outpatient clinic practice including a Saturday morning clinic with 1 in 8 rotations as well as afterhours and weekend call.  The Bay St. Louis practice includes a weekday outpatient clinic and Level I well-baby nursery coverage with very limited acute care admissions.  Weekend call is shared with local pediatricians and NNP.

 

As a suburb of New Orleans, the North Shore Region, offers a family-oriented community with the amenities of New Orleans just 30 minutes away. Known for its many festivals and community events, parks and recreational activities for both adults and children, St. Tammany Parish is highly ranked in the state for its outstanding, award-winning school system.

 

The Department of Pediatrics and our pediatric subspecialists (collectively, Ochsner Hospital for Children™) represent over 230 pediatric physicians.  The group is the region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.  We offer a full range of pediatric services including bone marrow transplantation, solid organ transplantation, pediatric cardiovascular surgery, and a comprehensive pediatric surgical sub-specialty group, as well as the region’s only comprehensive multidisciplinary developmental center. We utilize a 54-bed Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 14-bed PICU, a 12-bed pediatric CVICU, a 44-bed pediatric acute unit, a pediatric emergency room, and dedicated, full-time, region-wide in-house pediatric and neonatal transport teams.  In December 2023 Ochsner announced the building of a new separate, comprehensive, dedicated Children’s Hospital on our main health sciences campus, with expected opening in 2027. This with further amplify our ability to function as a wide regional quaternary care destination center for Children’ across the Gulf South and the central US.

 

About Ochsner Children’s Hospital

Ranked #1 Children’s Hospital in Louisiana for the third year in a row and as a top children’s hospital nationally for the seventh year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-24. Ochsner Children’s Hospital was also recognized as a national leader in the most recent rankings in two specialties: Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics. Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the Gulf South region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.

 

Ochsner Children’s is a rapidly expanding 125-bed children’s hospital offering a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties, and includes Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Advanced GI and Hepatology, Advanced Orthopedic Surgery, Hematology-Oncology, Cleft Palate/Cranio-Facial Surgery, as well as heart, liver, and bone marrow transplant. Much of Ochsner Children’s care is provided by multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to complex conditions. The hospital not only performed the first pediatric heart/kidney transplant in the region but is also the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volume and outcomes).  We are the only liver transplant center in the Gulf South as well. 

 

Specialties and Sub-specialties: More than 30 including regions ONLY

  • Pediatric liver transplant AND newborn liver disease screening system-wide
  • Pediatric heart transplant
  • Pediatric pancreatology
  • Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Child Development Center- Boh Center
  • Only NICU in the region with Rapid Whole (sp.) Genome Sequencing - allowing early diagnosis and accelerated care for some of most complex NICU babies.
  • Only children’s health system with integrated psychology, embedded in our primary care practices. 

 

Unique programs and FIRSTS:

  • First pediatric heart and liver transplants in the state
  • First pediatric heart and kidney combined transplant (need to validate with Dr. Cohen or Ana Hands)
  • First unrelated, living donor liver transplant.
  • First Piccolo PDA procedure in the state
  • First School Nurse/Healthy Schools program covering 12,250 students at 21 schools.

 

Ochsner also maintains 28 primary care locations across southern Louisiana and 30 subspecialty locations (Including the Shaquille O’Neal Pediatric Super Clinic in Baton Rouge); and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary developmental pediatrics center.

 

Interested physicians should apply to:   https://ochsner.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OchsnerPhysician/job/Slidell---Northshore-Region---Louisiana/Pediatrician_REQ_00177606  

 

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Ochsner Children's

Our comprehensive Pediatrics Program including primary care pediatricians and pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists (Ochsner Children’s™) represents over 230 physicians. The group is the region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for newborns, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. We offer a full range of pediatric complex specialty services including congenital heart surgery and cardiac transplantation, liver and bone marrow transplantation, a comprehensive surgical sub-specialty group, and the region’s only comprehensive multidisciplinary developmental center.

We recently announced the building of a new separate, comprehensive, dedicated Children’s Hospital on our main campus, with expected opening in 2027.

Ochsner Children's Hospital

We currently care for patients in an expanding 54-bed Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 14-bed PICU, a 12-bed pediatric CV-ICU, and a 44-bed pediatric acute unit, with a dedicated pediatric emergency room, and full-time, region-wide in-house pediatric and neonatal transport teams.

In addition to patient care, Ochsner Children’s Hospital has an ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program and is responsible for teaching pediatric residents from the Tulane-Ochsner Pediatric Residency program as well as medical students from both Tulane and the University of Queensland. Ochsner Health and Xavier University of Louisiana recently announced an agreement to establish a joint College of Medicine.

About Ochsner Children's

Ranked #1 Children’s Hospital in Louisiana for the third year in a row and as a top children’s hospital nationally for the seventh year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-24. Ochsner Children’s Hospital was also recognized as a national leader in the most recent rankings in two specialties: Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics. Ochsner Children’s Hospital continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the Gulf South region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.

Ochsner Children’s offers a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties, including Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Advanced GI and Hepatology, Advanced Orthopedic Surgery, Hematology-Oncology, Cleft Palate/Cranio-Facial Surgery, as well as heart, liver, and bone marrow transplant. Ochsner Children’s is a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to complex conditions. Ochsner Children’s Hospital is the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volume and outcomes) and has the largest and most comprehensive pediatric liver transplant program in the Gulf South.

Ochsner also maintains 28 primary care locations across southern Louisiana and 30 subspecialty locations (Including the Shaquille O’Neal Pediatric Super Clinic in Baton Rouge); and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary developmental pediatrics center.

Call the Northshore Home

The Northshore region, near Mandeville, Slidell and Covington, LA , located north of Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. The Northshore Region, located in St Tammany Parish, just 30 miles from New Orleans, offers a family oriented low cost of living location with easy access to all the amenities of a city. Known for its many recreational programs for both adults and kids, excellent parks, frequent festivals and community events throughout the year, the Northshore has continued to attract residents to the growing area. Additionally, St Tammany Parish is ranked #1 for its outstanding, award- winning public school system.

About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate . Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report . As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org . To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou .

 

Contact Email: courtney.lawhun@ochsner.org
Employer: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Location: Slidell, LA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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