Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation in New Orleans, Louisiana
The Department of Cardiology at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana is searching for a BC/BE Heart Failure specialist to join a very successful group of 19 members including 6 staff physicians, 7 mid-level providers, 4 hospitalists, and a 4th year fellow, who are currently performing 65 LVAD procedures and 35 heart transplants per year. We are searching for an individual who enjoys direct patient care, and teaching medical students, residents and fellows, while actively participating in research projects.
The Department of Cardiology at OMC includes 45 cardiologists working at the academic medical center in New Orleans as part of our nationally recognized cardiology group of 71 cardiologists practicing at nine locations across southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi as a member of the Ochsner Health System’s John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute.
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CVs will be reviewed by Christopher J. White, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FACP.
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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 is located near Uptown New Orleans and includes acute and sub-acute facilities and centers of excellence: Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute.
As a 473-bed acute care hospital, Ochsner Medical Center offers the opportunity to learn and provide patient care at a Magnet facility with three Centers of Excellence, all the while gaining exposure to complex medical cases. This campus is also one of six training sites in the world for robotic surgery and is nationally known for many skilled physicians.
Ochsner Medical Center has performed the first in utero surgery in the Gulf South region. During a groundbreaking surgery, Ochsner Medical Center’s fetal surgery team of 18 physicians and nurses operated on the 23-week-old fetus while still in his mother’s uterus, a procedure that fewer than 10 hospitals in the United States are able to perform. This surgery corrected a spina bifida birth defect.
Ochsner is the first in the Gulf South region to offer the world’s first and only FDA-approved artificial heart - The SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, which serves a as a bridge to transplant for patients with heart failure.
Beautiful Beginnings start at Ochsner. The Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist is a premier destination for women and infants that enables Ochsner to provide a unique experience and the highest quality care for women and their families in a top notch, brand new facility.
All women’s services departments at Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway, including OB/GYN clinics, Labor and Delivery, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Robotic Surgery, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit have moved to the new Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist. The Gynecology-Oncology services will remain at Ochsner Medical Center.
Please visit https://www.ochsner.org/locations/ochsner-medical-center for the list of specialties offered at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans.
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.
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 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 1,200 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit www.ochsner.org.
Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a
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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.
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Nationally Ranked Hospital
Ranked #1 in Louisiana
Ranked #1 in New Orleans Metro Area
Ranked #1 in Nation for Liver Transplants 3 years in a row
In 2009, Ochsner opened the University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School, Louisiana’s 4th medical school and one of the top 15 medical schools in the world with more than 275 medical residents and fellows working with 23 different Ochsner-sponsored accredited residency training programs. Ochsner also hosts more than 750 medical students in clinical rotations annually.
As an indication of its success, the program currently boasts a 90% Match rate in the National Resident Matching program — with the majority of students securing a place at their first or second choices for residency program. Also of note, 48% of the students choose Primary Care fields, an area of great need in today’s healthcare system.
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