Pediatric Clinical Genetics - #1 U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospital in Louisiana
Ochsner Hospital for Children
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive compensation
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1101234
We’re seeking Board-Certified/Board Eligible Clinical and Pediatric Geneticists to join Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans—part of Ochsner Health, the largest not-for-profit academic health system in the Gulf South. As the only children’s hospital in Louisiana to be ranked for seven years in a row as a U.S News & World Report top 50 children’s hospital, Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the Gulf South region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.
Expertise in the evaluation, diagnosis, and ongoing care of patients with a variety of genetic disorders, including congenital anomalies, congenital heart disease, chromosal disorders, autism, mitochondrial disease, and cancer, is desired. The section also offers prenatal genetic counseling as well as newborn screening.
Working closely with three genetic counselors, and an experienced group of nurses, you will serve children from across the region. In addition, we’re seeking someone who will collaborate with institutional stakeholders to lead Pediatric Precision Medicine initiatives as part of Ochsner’s commitment to being the regional leader in genomics and precision medicine.
Clinical care will include partnering with medical and surgical colleagues to serve children with complex conditions in multidisciplinary programs.
In addition, you will also teach medical students, residents, and allied health students. Clinical and translational research opportunities abound for qualified candidates. An academic appointment will be commensurate with experience.
About Ochsner Hospital for Children
Ranked #1 in Louisiana for the third year in a row by U.S. News & World Report, Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in the 2023-24 rankings in two specialties: pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, and pediatric orthopedics.
One of the most comprehensive pediatric programs between Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia, Ochsner Hospital for Children is a rapidly expanding 125-bed children’s hospital offering 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 offers the only pediatric heart and liver transplant program in the state serving more than 76,000 children every year with 150 physicians specializing in more than 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties.
Ochsner Hospital for Children’s flagship facility is located in New Orleans with pediatric subspecialty clinics across Louisiana and Mississippi. These includes 12 rotating satellite clinics (eight in Louisiana, four in Mississippi); three permanent pediatric subspecialty clinics; and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary developmental pediatrics center.
About Ochsner Health
Ranked #1 in Louisiana for the 12th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report, Ochsner is designed to support tertiary care and quaternary pediatrics and pediatric surgery. Ochsner has 40 owned, managed, and affiliated hospitals and more than 300 health centers and urgent care centers. A national healthcare destination center, Ochsner cares for patients from all 50 states and more than 75 countries worldwide each year.
In addition, the health system offers residency programs in Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics as well as medical students from the University of Queensland/Ochsner program. Ochsner also supports several well-funded pediatric research programs.
About New Orleans
One of the most exciting and historical U.S. cities, New Orleans is both cosmopolitan and laid-back—full of world-class music, dining, shopping, attractions, and Southern charm. Professional football and basketball, gorgeous parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities and hospitality await you. It’s no wonder Travel & Leisure ranked New Orleans #3 in the Best Cities in the United States in their annual “World’s Best Awards” survey in 2023!
If you’re craving the beach, the Gulf shores of Alabama are about two and a half hours away by car; and the white sands of Destin and Seaside, Florida, are just over four hours away. It’s easy to understand why residents take great pride in calling New Orleans their home. You’ll fall in love the minute you set foot here, both personally and professionally.
For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at email@example.com, phone (877) 440-3832 or text (214) 850-3094.
Pediatric Search Partners is a boutique executive search firm, consisting of seasoned physician recruiters and healthcare executives, whose sole focus is serving the pediatricians, pediatric sub-specialists, hospitals and medical groups who are dedicated to providing children's healthcare.