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Physician - Section Head, Pediatric Urology

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

New members of our department will be joining three other pediatric urologists who are part of a high-functioning, rapidly growing tertiary/quaternary Pediatrics Program and Children's Hospital. They would be joining a large Urology department with 31 employed Urologists and 12 APPs.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 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.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, our faculty are involved in teaching residents in the Ochsner Urology residency program as well as medical students from 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'sRanked #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 Childrens includes 28 primary care locations, with more locations coming, and 30 subspecialty locations across Louisiana and southern Mississippi.If you would like more information about our program or would like to discuss this position with Dr. Stephen Bardot, Chairman Department of Urology, please contact . 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.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, New Orleans , Physician - Section Head, Pediatric Urology, Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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