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Palliative Medicine - Physician - Southeast Louisiana

Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, 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 Health and discover your future today! Ochsner Health is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Palliative Medicine Physician. 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. Palliative Care: opportunities at locations throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. Position Highlights:

  • Provide an extra layer of support to patients with serious illness
  • Consultations: inpatient, embedded supportive oncology clinic, free standing outpatient clinic, and post-acute facilities (LTACH/Rehab/SNF).
  • Provide medical care related to symptom management.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team to develop a written plan of care.
  • Develop and facilitates goals of care conversations for patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting.
  • Actively participates in process improvement related to system and department goals.
  • Participate in specialty team meetings.
  • Serve as collaborating physician to advanced practice providers
  • Staff inpatient hospital and outpatient clinic with advance practice providers and other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • EPIC electronic health record system at all Ochsner facilities. Additional Clinical/administrative opportunities:
    • Teaching/mentoring of students, residents, and multispecialty fellows
    • Director of quality improvement
    • Director of clinical research
    • Leadership/associate program director of palliative medicine and supportive care fellowship 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. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website. Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position. Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions. View theEEO is the Law posterand itssupplement, as well as thepay transparency policyfor more information. Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Keywords: Ochsner Health System, New Orleans , Palliative Medicine - Physician - Southeast Louisiana, Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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