General Surgeon Needed In New Orleans

Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank
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Facility: Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank 
Address: 120 Meadowcrest St. 
Gretna, LA 70056 
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Specialty: Surgery : General 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Ochsner Health System is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible General Surgeon to practice at Ochsner West Bank.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to practice the full scope of General Surgery as well as growth into subspecialty area(s) of interest.  Fellowship training in subspecialty surgical areas is welcomed but not required. 

We offer a generous and comprehensive benefits package including retirement plan, malpractice coverage, paid vacation, CME benefits, and tax-free spending accounts.  We also enjoy the advantage of a favorable malpractice environment in Louisiana.  

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 60 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,200 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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.

Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank

In 2010 the 180-bed Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank, a campus of the Ochsner Clinic Foundation, received HealthGrades® Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™, a ranking in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals. The hospital has an OB Nurse Navigator program, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Concierge Program to enhance patient satisfaction as well as excellent obstetrical, women’s, full-service emergency department, orthopedic, cardiology and urology services.

The Medical Center offers comprehensive medical services provided by a multi-disciplinary team including more than 500 board-certified or board-eligible physicians, a highly-trained nursing staff and other skilled allied-health professionals.

Since becoming a member of the Ochsner family in October 2006, the Medical Center has made great strides in bringing more comprehensive and technologically-advanced services to the community. A robust electronic Medical record was implemented, which can follow a patient anywhere in the Ochsner System. It also gives the patient access to their own records at their leisure. A six-bed outpatient chemotherapy administration area was likewise outfitted to meet the needs of West Bank residents requiring chemotherapy, blood transfusions, injections and other cancer-related drug therapy. Advanced Wound Care services with a multi-discplinary approach to healing is a unique service for the West Bank.

Additionally, several established services such as the Family Unit, NICU, Bariatrics and Emergency Department are continuing to grow, becoming leaders for the West Bank.

On the West Bank, Ochsner is emerging as a major quality healthcare provider with a nationally recognized acute-care hospital. Ochsner West Bank offers primary and specialty care in four local health centers, easily accessible to families in Orleans, and Plaquemines Parishes. From Algiers to Belle Chasse, Ochsner West Bank is expanding to offer more advanced medical services close to home.

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

About Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare delivery system providing high-quality clinical and hospital patient care to Louisiana residents since 1942.

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 
Best Hospital” across four specialty categories.

Ochsner serves patients from across Louisiana, every state in the nation, and more than 99 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner hospitals and physician offices are located throughout Southeast Louisiana including the Greater New Orleans area, Slidell, Covington, Raceland and Baton Rouge. We are perfectly positioned to provide value and efficiencies in the healthcare reform environment of accountable care, medical homes, budget cuts, declining reimbursement, and increased regulation.

For more information, please visit www.ochsner.org or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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