Ochsner Health System in New Orleans is seeking a DIRECTOR of our 32-bed SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Intensive Care are a part of the Section of General Surgery within the Department of Surgery. There are currently four surgical critically trained faculty members who provide a broad range of elective and emergency General Surgery services and make daily rounds in the SICU.
Compensation and Benefits: • Competitive salary • CME reimbursement and paid time off • Sign on bonuses • Relocation assistance • Multiple other benefits
For more information, please contact Samuel R. Money, M.D., FACS, Chairman of Surgery at email@example.com.
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
The individual selected will be expected to lead out efforts to enhance the ICU, quality, safety, and efficiency for the unit. The average census of 30 includes patients that have had liver transplantation, cardiac, thoracic, complex surgical oncology, and general surgery procedures.
Qualifications: • Must be board certified in surgical critical care. • Experience working in an academic institution. • The ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate and collaborate with surgeons that oversee complex clinical program development, while directing care of the critically ill surgical patient. A close collaboration with the department of anesthesia, its intensivists, and trainees is essential.
Ochsner has an independent surgical residency program that trains six chief residents per year. The institution also trains vascular, cardiothoracic, transplant, and colorectal fellows. Therefore, excellence in education and interest in scholarly pursuits particularly in quality initiatives are expected
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation and Benefits:
• Competitive salary
• CME reimbursement and paid time off
• Sign on bonuses
• Relocation assistance
• Multiple other benefits
Internal Number: REQ_00082719
About Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare delivery system with 40 owned,
managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 100 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital
recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across multiple categories caring for patients from
all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 1,500 physicians in
over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties.