Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU– New Orleans
We’re seeking an experienced Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist who is board certified in pediatric critical care and pediatric cardiology to serve as Medical Director at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. Responsibilities will include leadership, development, and oversight of the physicians in this state-of-the-art 12-bed CVICU with teaching responsibilities for the education of Tulane-Ochsner pediatric residents and medical students, and University of Queensland medical students. The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment commensurate with experience.
At Ochsner, you will find an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing pediatric department of more than 160 physicians in more than 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties. The group is the region’s leading integrated provider of multispecialty care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults and the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to ever be ranked by U.S. News and World Report Best Children’s Hospitals in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
About Ochsner Hospital for Children
Ochsner Hospital for Children offers a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties including solid organ transplantation and pediatric cardiovascular surgery. In addition, physicians collaborate with nationally recognized adult partners to provide young adult transitional care in a variety of specialties.
Ochsner Hospital for Children includes a pediatric primary care network, a dedicated pediatric emergency department, in-house pediatric intensivists, and a full-time pediatric hospitalist medicine service. In addition, there is a 44-bed pediatric unit, along with a 14-bed level I PICU, 12-bed CVICU and 54-bed level IV regional referral NICU. The team serves a broad geographic area encompassing the entire Gulf South region by leveraging a system of satellite clinics and, extensive tele-medicine capabilities, as well as a dedicated, full-time, pediatric transport team providing ground, rotary, and fixed wing transports across the entire region.
Ochsner has an outstanding primary care pediatric network across the region with over 40 general pediatricians, in addition to a large outside referral base. Ochsner pediatric physicians care for over 80,000 unique pediatric patients annually, and Ochsner hospitals have more than 4,000 deliveries per year.
About New Orleans
New Orleans exudes a character all its own and offers a lifestyle that no other U.S. city can match. It’s home to world-class music, dining and shopping. Professional football and basketball, gorgeous city parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities, and Southern hospitality await you. 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 Pensacola, Florida, are just three 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.