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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Chief of the Division of Nephrology; Academic; Full Time

LSU Health - Shreveport
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Jun 13, 2021

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Shreveport - North Louisiana Region – Louisiana

We’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees.  Partnering with the LSU School of Medicine, our goal is to provide high-quality patient care within a setting that advances medical science through research and educates the next generation of leaders in healthcare.  We are committed to providing opportunities for our staff that develop and grow careers in a compassionate team-oriented environment focused on patients first. 

At Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana and discover your future today!

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport & LSU Health Sciences Center – Shreveport announces the opportunity to lead the Division of Nephrology at our institutions. The new Chief will be a nationally recognized scholar, educator and strategic leader advancing the missions of the Division, Department, and School in education, patient care and research. The candidate will possess a distinguished record in research, clinical work and their experience should align with the school’s achievements in education and academics. A record of achievement in basic, translational, or clinical research is requested. Experience in a leadership capacity is also expected of candidates for this position.

Successful candidates will be an accomplished nephrologist holding an MD, DO or MD/PhD degree. Candidates should have at a minimum, five (5) years of clinical/educational/research leadership experience including experience in strategic planning and implementation.

The candidate must be able to articulate a vision for sustaining and building an exceptional Section of Nephrology. The individual will provide leadership in all of the mission critical aspects of the Department including education, research and clinical care.

Highlights of the Position:

  • 7 Faculty Members, 4 Fellows, 2 APPs
  • High existing volumes
  • Collegial and multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses to collaborate on a customized plan of care for each patient.

    This position:

  • Combines teaching and patient care
  • Emphasizes teaching and provides vitally important leadership and guidance to medical students, residents and fellows

    Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and training
  • Relocation
  • Generous Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Optional Retirement Plans
  • Vacation / Scheduled Time Off

Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana includes North Louisiana’s only Level 1 Trauma Center at its 452-bed hospital in Shreveport, La. The organization also operates a 244-bed hospital in Monroe, La. With more than 3,400 employees and the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Physician Group of approximately 500 physicians, Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana serves more than 135,000 patients with more than 600,000 visits annually. 

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

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