Hematologist Oncologist - Southeast Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Nov 14, 2017
Position Type

The Ochsner Cancer Institute and Gayle & Tom Benson Cancer Center of Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, is actively recruiting additional BC/BE HEMATOLOGIST ONCOLOGISTS to join its expanding practices in BATON ROUGE, KENNER, and NEW ORLEANS, including the NORTH SHORE and WEST BANK REGIONS. In addition, Ochsner North Shore is seeking a Hematologist Oncologist who will practice in COVINGTON, as well as in McCOMB, MISSISSIPPI, at Southwest General Hospital. A Louisiana and Mississippi medical license will be required for the North Shore position.

Aside from inpatient and outpatient responsibilities, candidates will assist in clinical research, teaching fellows and residents, and development of the program. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in hematology and oncology. We welcome applicants with experience or directly from training.

Ochsner is the leading clinical oncology program in the Gulf South Region. For over 70 years, we have been dedicated to cancer research and new cancer treatment developments, with more clinical trials than anywhere else in the region. Ochsner physicians specialize in all types of cancer, and as many as 20 cancer specialists care for each of our patients. In the past year, Ochsner has provided both personalized and state-of-the-art care to more than 15,000 cancer patients.

Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multispecialty, healthcare delivery system. Coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner’s 29 owned, managed, and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Our medical school, the Ochsner Clinical School, in partnership with the University of Queensland in Australia, enrolls 130 medical students each year. We also have the largest graduate medical educational (GME) program in the state. Ochsner employs more than 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 600 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit our website at: www.ochsner.org.

Furhan Yunus, MD, FACP, Chairman, Department of Hematology/Oncology is attending the ASCO Annual Meeting and would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss this opportunity.

Interested physicians should e-mail their CV and availability to: profrecruiting@ochsner.org; or call: 800-488-2240. Reference # NEJM-MRHO.

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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.