Rheumatologist - Lake Charles, Louisiana
Ochsner CHRISTUS is seeking a Board Certified / Board Eligible Rheumatologist to join its practice in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Physicians directly from residency training or with experience will be considered. Salary offered will be competitive and commensurate with experience and training.
Examine and diagnoses diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system and immune system. Consult with patients to determine appropriate course of treatment. Recommend and orders tests to determine extent of illness and to aid diagnoses. Maintain completed medical records. Use the Rheumatology Department’s best practices. Attend and participate in scheduled department and organization administrative and academic initiatives as assigned by the department chairman. Participate in committee appointments, projects or academic initiatives as assigned by the department chairperson.
About Lake Charles:
- Lake Charles is a family-oriented community located in the Southwest region of Louisiana.
- Lake Charles is located just 75 miles from Lafayette and 60 miles from Beaumont, Texas
- Home of McNeese State University. Southwest Louisiana offers year-round outdoor activities and hosts over 75 annual festivals.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Malpractice insurance provided
- Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
- Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)
Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org. To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou.