Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital
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Facility: Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital 
Address: 5000 Hennessy Boulevard 
Baton Rouge, LA 70808 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Emergency Medicine : Pediatric Emergency Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Pediatric Emergency Medicine in Baton Rouge, LA

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital operates the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the region and is looking for additional PEM trained physicians to join their team in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Candidates must be Board eligible or Board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

 

This position is supported by 5 fellowship trained PEM physicians, several experienced BC pediatricians, Emergency Medicine physicians, and 7 advanced practice professionals. It also entails supervision of pediatric and emergency medicine residents, and medical students in our recently renovated 20 bed pediatric emergency room.

 

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital covers one-third of the children in Louisiana, and is set to open its free-standing Children’s Hospital in October 2019. This will be the first hospital built in Louisiana exclusively for Children from the ground up. The 66 acre campus and 6 floor hospital will be the home of 80+ pediatric sub-specialists in over 25 different specialties. They are also a St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital affiliate clinic. It will serve as the premier destination for high-quality, advanced medical care for children. 

Additional features of this opportunity include:

  • 9 Hour Shifts
  • Double Coverage (except for early am)
  • Sign-on Bonus, Relocation Assistance & Annual CME allowance
  • Competitive Salary, excellent benefits
  • Expanded state-of-the art emergency department with 30 ED bays, 2 trauma rooms, & helipad
  • Full imaging and lab capabilities
  • 7 Pediatric Hospitalists
  • 5  Pediatric Intensivists delivering 24 hour on-site care
  • 30 bed PICU Department, 11 bed NICU
  • Pediatric Residency Program and Emergency Medicine Residency onsite
  • Tort Reform State

Visit OLOL Children's Health to learn more about our "Journey to Amazing."

About Baton Rouge:

Located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana and its second-largest city. Baton Rouge is home to Louisiana State University, Southern University and is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. Baton Rouge enjoys a strong economy that has helped the city be ranked as one of the "Top 10 Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio Magazine and one of the top 20 cities in North America for economic strength by Brookings. Just an hour away from New Orleans, Baton Rouge is the perfect city to explore the eclectic culture of Louisiana; and the mild climate, lakes, and coastal access provides for plenty of outdoor activities as well. With a vibrant music and arts scene, a myriad of exciting shopping and dining options, and rich sense of history, Baton Rouge was named the 4th Happiest City in America, and is a great place to work and  live. To explore Baton Rouge further, please click here

Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health is a collaborative, coordinated and child-focused statewide health network that provides patients with more access to physicians and providers specifically trained to care for children. The network includes hospital-based services at the flagship campus in Baton Rouge and the future freestanding hospital, as well as in Monroe with St. Francis Pediatrics.

This network connects pediatricians, pediatric specialists and other health providers across our state with clinics in the Baton Rouge region, Hammond, Lafayette, Gonzales, Walker and Monroe. The network, connected by one integrated electronic medical record, means your the medical care for your child is collaborative and seamless.

The team spans more than 25 specialties featuring over 80 specialists that are specifically trained to treat children. Our network offers more than 40 pediatricians across the Baton Rouge region that are here to ensure your child gets and stays well.

From well checks to complex medical care, Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health serves Louisiana’s children both near and far.

 

 

About Our Group

Founded in 1993, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group has quickly grown to more than 500 providers with nearly 70 locations in Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes.  

Exceeding 450,000 patient visits annually, OLOLPG is continuously evaluating the needs of the community and expanding its physician and specialty base to meet the expectations of our growing population. 

 

About Baton Rouge

Located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana and its second-largest city. Baton Rouge is home to Louisiana State University, Southern University and is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. Baton Rouge enjoys a strong economy that has helped the city be ranked as one of the "Top 10 Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio Magazine and one of the top 20 cities in North America for economic strength by Brookings. Just an hour away from New Orleans, Baton Rouge is the perfect city to explore the eclectic culture of Louisiana; and the mild climate, lakes, and coastal access provides for plenty of outdoor activities as well. With a vibrant music and arts scene, a myriad of exciting shopping and dining options, and rich sense of history, Baton Rouge was named the 4th Happiest City in America, and is a great place to work and  live.



Contact Information
Contact: Kathy Prejean 
Phone: 225-765-1567
Fax: 225-765-9281 
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