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Pediatric Palliative Care Physician

Date Updated: 01/31/2023
  • Exciting opportunity for a Pediatric Palliative Care Physician
  • Ranked #1 Children's Hospital in Louisiana for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2022-23
  • Rapidly expanding 125-bed children's hospital offering a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121

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  • Employed
  • Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Benefits:
    - 160 Hours of Vacation
    - 10 CME Days Plus $2K Allowance
    - Ochsner-provided malpractice
    - 3.5 X salary in life insurance (max $700K) and matching AD&D
    - Choice of health and dental plans
    - Vision Plan
    - Ochsner-paid salary continuation (short-term disability)
    - Own-occ long term disability
    - 401K - both pre-tax and Roth options
    - Ochsner retirement contribution after 1 year of service
    - Ochsner qualifies for federal 503c loan forgiveness programs.
  • Additional Information:
    - Join an established pediatric palliative care program within Ochsner Health's regional health system, the largest not-for-profit academic health system in the Gulf South.

    Key responsibilities of this position include:

    Clinical Care
    - Provide inpatient and outpatient palliative care services for children.
    - Partner with medical, surgical, and mental health colleagues to serve children in multidisciplinary programs, including solid organ and stem cell transplantation, oncology, and cardiovascular diseases.

    Teaching and Research
    - Teach medical students, residents, and allied health students.
    - Clinical research opportunities abound for qualified candidates.
    - Academic appointment commensurate with experience.