Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nov 04, 2017
Position Type

OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM BATON ROUGE is seeking a Section Head of the Department of Neurology, and a BC/BE Neurologist to join our expanding two physician group. Successful candidates will have skills and expertise in all aspects of General Neurology and subspecialty interests will be supported. Salary offered will be competitive and commensurate with experience and training.

Details of the Position:

  • Previous leadership experience is desired for the Section Head position
  • General or fellowship trained neurologists are encouraged to apply
  • Active clinical practice with large referral base
  • Inpatient work is consultative with hospitalists at Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge
  • Telestroke Program is integrated with our large tertiary care center in New Orleans
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health System.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)

The Department of Neurology has a complement of 32 neurologists system-wide with subspecialty representation in stroke, neurocritical care, interventional neurology, neuromuscular disease, movement disorders, epilepsy, MS, headache, cognitive disorders, sleep, traumatic brain injury, and sports medicine. We are a Top 25 Neuroscience Center in the latest US News and World Report rankings.

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge is a full service acute care hospital located at I-12 and O’Neal Lane, and includes 13 local health centers across Hammond to Iberville and Zachary to Prairieville. Ochsner Baton Rouge employs nearly 2,000 locally, including over 170 physicians and advanced practice providers. Ochsner Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts over 600 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit: ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Please e-mail CV to: profrecruiting@ochsner.org for review by Richard M. Zweifler, MD, System Chair of Neurology. Reference # NEJMSHN01.

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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.

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